Complete the 5-day Field Guide on what the Bible says about our callings. Consider journaling what you discover.
Pray today to commit with God that you aren’t going to stay here. Pray against comparison.
Spark conversations with three people who know you well. Ask them “In your opinion, what are things that I am naturally good at?” Take notes on their responses and circle themes.
Clear the way to step into your calling – or something that more closely aligns with it. Many times this challenge requires stepping away from “good opportunities” to embrace great ones. Warning: Your calling might require even greater sacrifice. Don’t settle – go for it! Seek advice from others as you do.
Complete the 5-Day Field Guide on what the Bible says about impacting others. Consider journaling what you discover.
Make a big list of all the “whos” you could impact. From serious to silly and everything in between – just get a list going.
Prayerfully ask God for the most obvious needs that need to be met on the list you created in Challenge #2. Make notes of what He shows you.
Take the bold step of contacting email@example.com for the next steps to launching your impact community. Don’t go to your grave with this! The people you are called to reach matter to God and you were made for impact!
Complete the 5-Day Field Guide on what the Bible says about your identity in Christ. Consider journaling what you discover.
Spend a dedicated 15 minutes quietly and prayerfully asking God, “What labels do I still carry with me?” Make a list and end your time presenting these labels to God.
Review your list of labels in Challenge #2 and let God replace them while you engage in a more active posture of walking, running, etc. Spend 15-30 minutes doing this activity and be sure to capture what you sense the Lord telling you about yourself at the very end of your time.
Declare these truths about yourself to your Impact Community Leader or Ministry Leader. This is important! You are not bragging, you are moving into your God-given identity.
Complete the 5-Day Field Guide on what the Bible says about what happens with a gathering of just a few people. Consider journaling what you discover.
Take the challenge to pray. Press into God on who He might be calling you to do life with.
Take inventory of any relational baggage you might have in your life that keeps you from getting close to others. Use quiet time, drive time, or exercise time with God to forgive others and make room for letting others in.
Invite 2-3 people to do life with you over the next 6 months for the purpose of growing spiritually. Consider using the Discipleship Pathway or sermon-based questions provided at www.lakeland.church/sermon-questions/.
Complete the 5-Day Field Guide on what the Bible says about money and generosity. Consider journaling what you discover.
Level up beyond initial giving by giving your first and your best to God financially in your next paycheck. Exercise your muscle of faith to move into intentional giving.
Spend focused time in a prayer of surrender in the area of finances and generosity. What work does God want to do on your heart in this area to experience greater generosity and a greater sense of God’s provision to meet your needs?
Test and trust the Lord with even greater generosity around the next corner. How can you stretch your faith even further? Be reminded of the truths in this week’s video.
Complete the 5-Day Field Guide on what the Bible says about prayer. Consider journaling what you discover.
Text or talk to two mature followers of Jesus who speak frequently about hearing God speak to them. Ask them more about their experiences. Inquire and learn from their experiences with the Holy Spirit.
Experiment with the spiritual disciplines of Simplicity, Fasting, Journaling, Silence, & Solitude. Ask God to speak to you, test it immediately, evaluate. Use writing as Lisa described.
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