Immersion

Exploring the Gospel Together

Digging deeper in the Gospel and applying it in our daily lives.

TOPIC: IDOLATRY
[April 18, 2020]

– The participants will understand a biblical definition for the heart
– The participants will distinguish between motivation and behavioural sin
– The participants will explore the Bible for a scriptural understanding for heart idolatry
– The participants will evaluate and analyze the effects of heart idolatry in their own lives
– The participants will formulate a plan for developing a means to understand and grow in engaging heart idols in their lives

TOPIC: GOSPEL AS THIRD WAY
[May 30, 2020]

– The participants will construct a biblical foundation for understanding the gospel as a third way
– The participants will evaluate conceptual model for the gospel and two opposing systems of salvation
– The participants will apply this conceptual model to Scripture passages
– The participants will recognize the influence of primarily religious and moralistic tendencies on the church planters
– The participants will formulate a plan for developing a means to understand and apply the gospel as a third way in their lives

TOPIC: GOSPEL RENEWAL
[June 27, 2020]

– The participants will explore a viable and robust understanding of inward transformation and renewal
– The participants will articulate a biblical foundations for the renewal framework and its various components
– The participants will discover the role of faith, repentance and the means of grace in the process of renewal
– The participants will understand how these interrelate to one another in the process of renewal
– The participants will begin formulating a plan for applying faith, repentance and the means of grace so that inward transformation and renewal may increase in their lives

TOPIC: CONTEXTUALIZATION 
[July 25, 2020]

– The participants will explore the purpose of gospel contextualization
– The participants will articulate biblical foundations for gospel contextualization
– The participants will apply the work of gospel contextualization in their own time and context
– The participants will understand how these interrelate to one another in the process of renewal
– The participants will begin formulating a plan for contextualization to different aspects of their congregants’ life and contexts

TOPIC: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
[August 22, 2020]

– The participants will articulate the importance of conflict resolution and the nature of conflict within emotional, family systems
– The participants will examine their response to conflict – conflict avoidance and conflict aggression.
– The participants will evaluate peacemaking strategies for holistic conflict resolution
– The participants will examine a gospel-centered approach to conflict resolution
– The participants will critique and design a gospel shaped process for conflict resolution
– The participants will critique and design gospel shaped goals for conflict resolution

TOPIC: SONSHIP
[September 19, 2020]

– The participants will construct a strong personal and experiential argument for understanding the importance of sonship
– The participants will explore the biblical foundations of sonship
– The participants will recognize the extent of the sonship paradigm in their own personal relationship with God through a sonship inventory
– The participants will formulate a plan for developing a means to understand and grow in sonship in their lives

The third session will be conducted online via Zoom.

Topic: Gospel Renewal
Date and time: 27 June 2020 (Saturday), 10am-12pm
*Free of charge & Limited to 100 pax