ACT
ACT ONE

COVERING SPIRITUAL MATURITY
Presented by Pastor Chuck

"This class is the first of NBSCs four basic seminars. Here you will get a grasp on the most important thing first… How to connect with Jesus. If you are an new Christian, seeker or even a mature Christian this class will provide fresh insight and tools to help you grow!

PURPOSE OF THIS CLASS:
" ... that you may become mature Christians and may fulfill God's will for you." Col. 4:12b (Ph)

"We are not meant to remain as children ... but to grow up in every way into Christ..." Eph. 4:14-15 (Ph)

FOCUS OF THIS CLASS:
In an exciting way we will focus on the four basic Habits, Skills, and Tools every Christian needs to develop in order to grow to spiritual maturity.


ACT 1 OUTLINE

• Introduction: Spiritual Maturity and Habits
• How to Get A Grasp On Your Bible
• The Habit of A Daily Time With God
• The Habit of Prayer: Talking with God
• The Habit of Tithing: Giving Back to God
• The Habit of Fellowship: Enjoying God's Family
• How To Start And Maintain Good Habits

ACT TWO

Discovering My Spiritual Gifts
Presented by Greg Pimentel

God has given...pastors and teachers to prepare God's people for works of ministry, so the Body of Christ may be built up. Eph. 4:11-12

OVERVIEW
First we will focus on what the Bible says about ministry. Then we will look at the Five Personal Factors that continue to shape the real you. You will discover your passion, personal ministry style, and spiritual gifts. By identifying the specific traits you possess in each of these areas, the ministry God has designed you for will become clearer. Finally you'll learn about current opportunities for service, NBSC's strategy for ministry, and what you can do to become involved.

ACT 2 OUTLINE

• Goals of the Ministry Discovery Process
• What the Bible Says About Ministry
• How Has God Shaped Me?
• Discovering My Unique S.H.A.P.E.
• Unwrapping My Gifts
• Monitoring My Heartbeat
• Applying My Abilities
• Plugging In My Personality
• Examining My Experiences
• Serving Through NBSC (Handout)
• NBSC's Ministry Statement
• Biblical Guidelines for Ministry
• The Process For Discovering My Ministry
• Committing Yourself To Ministry

ACT THREE

Discovering Church Membership and WHAT MAKES NBSChurch
Presented by Pastor Chuck

This class provides the basic introduction to our church family. Since people from different church backgrounds attend NBSChurch, this ACT is designed to get to know the folks in our church family and explain why we do what we do! We are convinced that it’s vital to be committed to membership in a church family and committed to habits for spiritual maturity to increase readiness and effectiveness for ministry.

ACT 3 OUTLINE

• What it Means to Be a Christian
• The Symbols of Salvation
• Baptism and Communion
• Our Purpose Statement
• Our Vision Statement
• Our Faith Statement
• Our Lifestyle Statement
• The Story of New Beginnings Beginning
• Who We Are Trying to Reach (Target)
• Circles of Commitment
• 4 Covenants
• New Beginnings Church Strategy
• How our Church Is Structured
• Our Affiliations
• What it Means to Be a Member

 

ACT FOUR

Discovering My Life Mission
Presented by John Baldini

OVERVIEW

That I commit the rest of my life to being a messenger of God's Good News to other people, and using my time, talents, and treasure for His Kingdom, regardless of where it leads or what it costs.

“We make it our goal to please him…” 2 Cor. 5:9 (NIV)
"...our goal is to measure up to God's plan for us..." 2 Cor. 10:13 (LB)

ACT 4 OUTLINE

• God’s Purpose in Creating Us
• Jesus’ Mission on Earth
• Why Jesus’ Mission Must Matter To Me
• Part 1: My Testimony – The Story of How I Began a Relationship with Jesus
• Part 2: The Good News – Explaining How to Accept Christ
• Communication Tips: How To Share Christ More Effectively
• 5 Keys to Spiritual Fishing
• How People Come to Christ
• How to Build A Bridge of Friendship
• What On Earth Is God Doing?
• NBSC’s Global Vision and Your Passport To The World
• How to Get In On What God Is Doing: Acts 1:8 Opportunities
• What it Takes to Be On-Mission for God