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Plan BE

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Romans 3:23

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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Acts 11:19-26

Now those who had been scattered by the persecution that broke out when Stephen was killed traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, spreading the word only among Jews. Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus. The Lord’s hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord.

News of this reached the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. When he arrived and saw what the grace of God had done, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.

Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.

Church in Antioch

  1. Evangelistic Success

  2. Official Church Visit

  3. More Evangelistic Success

  4. Team Discipling

  5. Citywide Impact

Mission Statement:
To help Antioch FIND
and FOLLOW Jesus

Acts 11:24

Barnabas was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.

Barnabas (aka Joseph the Levite)

  1. Encouraging & Generous (Acts 4:36-37)

  2. Risk-Taker (Acts 9:26-27)

  3. Multiculturally Sensitive (Acts 11)

  4. Good Person, Full of the Spirit & Faith (Acts 11:24)

  5. Team Player (Acts 11:25-26)

  6. Loyal (Acts 15:36-41)

Plan BE

  1. Who ARE you when no one is looking?

  2. Who ARE you when everyone is looking?

  3. Not BEING a bit better than everyone else

  4. BEING transformed from the inside out by your faith and the Spirit

  5. BECOMING like Jesus

    • A Christian

    • A Christ-one

    • A Little Jesus!

MUGSHOT MENTALITY

Thinking the worst thing you have done now defines you

1 Timothy 1:13-15

Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy because I acted in ignorance and unbelief. The grace of our Lord was poured out on me abundantly, along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.

1 Corinthians 15:9-10

For I am the least of the apostles and do not even deserve to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. But by the grace of God I am what I am.

 Every Christian’s Mugshot. Become who you already are in Christ!

Every Christian’s Mugshot. Become who you already are in Christ!

The question and assignment

What aspect of your character is the Spirit calling you to work with Him on so you can BECOME more like Jesus?

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