Learn: the Challenge & the Opportunity

Every journey, regardless of its length, begins with the first step. The first step for us is to learn about the journey!

 

 

 

There are several questions to consider.

  • Psalm 143:10 - "Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground."
  • Get on the team with God and his plan for the ages
  • Learn about other cultures and peoples
  • Relate to people of other cultures
  • Keep a lifetime posture of learning
  • Read his word
  • Learn to see the world through God's eyes
  • Matt. 28:19-20 -- become a world Christian; it's a mandate!
  • Discover God's heart for the ages, for the peoples of the world

Options:

  • Learn God's heart and purposes for the world
  • Read a missionary biography
  • Pray for people you see in world news reports
  • Take a course like "Perspectives on the World Christian Movement"
  • Go to the library and check out books about other countries or people groups that interest you
  • Explore countries (political nations) using Operation World.
  • Learn about Unreached People Groups at JoshuaProject.net 
  • Dig deep into the data at PeopleGroups.org

Questions to consider in your small group, family, or with friends:

  • What does it mean to be made with God “imprinted on our DNA?” How does learning fit into that?
  • Are you prepared to “finish well”?
  • How have you learned to see the world through God’s eyes?
  • Why do you think that so much of Jesus’ ministry consisted of teaching? 
  • Based on the stories of people who learned from Jesus, why do you think it is important to try to
  • learn and understand things?
  • How will intentional learning about God impact the world?
  • What tools can you use in order to learn about missions and the other five ways mentioned?
  • Where can you go for resources?
  • How is God calling you to commit to learning?

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