Praying Scripture with humble and repentant hearts frees the Holy Spirit to transform us into Christ’s image. This is true on a personal level and a corporate level. Pastors can pray thoughtfully chosen Scripture with a flock all in agreement with the Word and watch the Spirit transform lives and maintain revival. Learn more in this week’s video and check out our companion blog at Paradigm One to learn more about the power of praying Scripture for Christlike transformation.
In the presence of Jesus, we are humbled. Pride melts away before Him. So it’s in this very place, the presence of the active headship of Christ, that we want to meet when we find ourselves in conflict with anyone. With both conflicted parties together in the humbling presence of Christ, resolution and reconciliation can begin.
Learn more in this week’s video and check out the Paradigm One blog for an format for conflict resolution.
Pastors can rest in Jesus; when Jesus is allowed to be the rightful Head of the church, growth and increase are natural by-products. Striving to achieve numbers won’t be your mindset and following trends won’t be your approach when Christ is actively in charge.
Learn more in this week’s video and check out this lesson’s companion blog at Paradigm One for practical ways to allow Christ to be the Head of the church.
When we pray under the active headship of Jesus Christ and His authority, we place ourselves, our ministries, and our churches under the Head’s protection. It is critical then that the first step before setting out to do anything in the church or in ministry should be to pray first with this attitude. Learn more in this week’s video and check out the Paradigm One blog for practical ways to pray under the headship of Jesus.
Ministry is the natural flow that results from love for the Lord. It is a relational activity that we can delight in because of our love for Him. Learn more in this week’s video.
Find practical steps to encourage love for the Lord in your congregation or ministries in this week’s companion blog.
In this week’s video, Joe discusses the importance of prayer. Every church has been invited to dine with Jesus. He says in Revelation 3:20 that He stands at the door and knocks. When churches open the door and feast on prayer and Scripture with Jesus, they find that they have all they need to take the next right step.
Read more about prayer as a relational activity in the companion blog.
When local churches allow Jesus, the rightful Owner of the church, to have His rightful place in the church, everyone becomes the stewards He called them to be. Learn more about the importance of recognizing Jesus’ ownership of the church in this week’s video.
Check out the companion blog for practical ways to let Jesus be the rightful Owner of His church.
Pastors must work to nurture oneness in his local church. Being in agreement with Scripture, practicing the presence of Christ, involving all church leaders and leading the church in united prayer puts the church in a position to led and moved by the Holy Spirit.
Learn more about the importance of oneness in the church in this week’s video and in our companion blog.
If Jesus is going to lead our churches, we have to stay in touch and in tune. Prayer is the beginning of our ministry, and through it, we are able to minister inward (the church) and outward (the community).
Learn more in this week’s video and companion blog about the necessity of a prayer and laying a base strategy for the prayer ministry in your church.
In a follow-up video to the last video in the Titus Roundtable series, Pastor Joe continues to discuss evangelism. Many pastors wonder how they can motivate their congregation to evangelize. But if Jesus is the focus of the church then the gospel stays central in the church and is allowed to spread through the church in everyday life.
Watch the video below and learn more about practical ways you can encourage the flock to evangelize over on the Paradigm 1 blog.