1.   The 5 ships that structure your journey:

A. Worship

B.  Leadership

C.  Discipleship

D.  Stewardship

E.  Fellowship

 

2.   The Worship Structure

A. The service should have a seamless FLOW.

B.  Music

C.  Preaching

D.  Lighting

E.  Pre and Post Environment

F.   Announcements

G.   Media

H.   Prayer

 

3.   The Leadership Structure

Before you make any major changes at a church, you have to have enough influence.

A. Either you have to become the primary influencer or you have to find out who has the influence and get them on board.

B.  Before the pastor gains influence, he or she is viewed as an employee of the church.  After they have influence, they are viewed as the

leader of the church.

1.  The Bishop

2.  The Board

3.  The Staff

4.  Leadership Development

5.  Lay Leaders

6.  Deacons

7.  Elders

 

5.  The Discipleship Structure

A.  Sunday School

B.   Small Groups

C.   Cell Groups

D.   Christian Education

E.    School of Ministry

F.    Graded Discipleship

 

6.  The Stewardship Structure

A. Annual Stewardship Campaign

B. Capital Funds Initiative

C.  Weekly Stewardship Lessons

D.  Income Streams

E.  Endowment Funds

F.  Investments

G.  Developing the Gift of Giving

 

7.   The Fellowship Structure

A.  Connectivity and Community

1. Small Groups

2. Sports Programs

3. Outreach

4. Christian Education