520-6-1 Fivefold Leadership Giftings

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The five functional roles mentioned by Paul in Ephesians 4:11,12 represent the breadth of leadership giftings in the local and global church. What are they? How do you describe them?

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Developing The Fivefold Leadership Giftings:

Developing The Fivefold Leadership Giftings Eph 4:1-13 A. The text B. A recital of God’s actions C. The response © Viv Grigg, Sept 03

1. Worthy of the Calling to be a Sending Community Intimacy with God, Humility before Men (Eph 4:1-3):

1. Worthy of the Calling to be a Sending Community Intimacy with God, Humility before Men (Eph 4:1-3) What was our calling as a church? Humility, gentleness, patience, preferring others in love Unity of the Spirit (v3) The necessity of the baptizer’s fire during the NZ revival To cleanse from pride, anger, greed, (Zacheus day) Continuous revival Yesterday’s brokenness is not today’s brokenness Holiness and separation is in tension with contextualisation

2. Unity as Context of Emergence of Leaders (Eph 4:3-5):

2. Unity as Context of Emergence of Leaders (Eph 4:3-5) Keep the Unity of the Spirit In the Bond of Peace Foundational commitments 7 Reasons we are one Toleration, forbearance

3. Community of the Frail, Endowed by Grace Eph 4: 7 :

3. Community of the Frail, Endowed by Grace Eph 4: 7 Gifts from God They depend on grace Grace is given to failures Confessional groups enable an understanding of grace Grace is apportioned as he wills The gifts and the calling are irrevocable – they remain with age Developed through experiences in small settings of encouragement Impartation through laying on of hands is a Biblical pattern on occasions

4. Biblical Categories of Leadership Style (Eph 4:11-13):

4. Biblical Categories of Leadership Style (Eph 4:11-13) The Diversity of God’s 5 Leadership/ Eldership Gifts Apostle Prophet Evangelist Pastor Teacher For equipping the saints 15-20 other gifts – mercy, administration, gifts of healing etc. For the work of the ministry of preaching good news to the poor 3 mobile Connecting Breakthrough gifts 2 Local gifts

5. Marks of the Prophet:

5. Marks of the Prophet Church is built on apostles and prophets Prophet calls into being then evangelist and apostle birth Prophets called Kings to War Pathos – God to people, people to God Developed from the intercessory Deeply emotional people, often artistic Strange actions model the voice of God Hear God and do the Unusual (Gideon) The voice that breaks through in spiritual warfare They craft written visions for societies

6. The Apostle: Movement Leadership 2 Corinthians:

6. The Apostle: Movement Leadership 2 Corinthians The Apostle as Sent One A sent one - God’s direct calling, affirmed by the fruit and by other prophets and apostles e.g. set aside Paul and Barnabas The Apostle as Father and Connector Grandfathering networks E.g. Encarnacao Network, 15 organisations, spawning 200+ works, Stand amazed at the handiwork of God The Apostle as One with Authority suffering more than others (2 Cor 11:23-29) fatherhood, exercised in gentleness and by influence does not demand money but supports coworkers (11:7)

7. The Urban Poor Pastor: The Mindset of the Shepherd:

7. The Urban Poor Pastor: The Mindset of the Shepherd Image of the people Slum people as sheep Slum people as oppressed Image of the leader Jesus as pastor Authority from God and from the sheep Image of the mission The church as salt and light Goal orientation of a shepherd Sheep to pasture Leading the Oppressed to Freedom

Creating a People of God from a Slave People:

Creating a People of God from a Slave People The Nature of Our People oppressed harassed downtrodden bowed down A Model: Lilok Urban Poor Pastor’s Training in Manila From destitution to dignity From nonentity to identity Releasing people from small boxes to creativity Identifying giftedness

8. The Thrill of the Teacher:

8. The Thrill of the Teacher The delight to order truth The Delight to see life change Seeing the switches go on E.g. land rights, micro-enterprise, leadership giftings at Indian and African consultations Seeing the outcomes of teaching E.g. Servants to Asia’s Urban Poor and their incarnation Why travel to cities? – the multiplying effect of training people who are already engaged in ministry

9. The Evangelist:

9. The Evangelist Able to gather Able to create interest Able to communicate to the point of conversion Able to follow through social relationships Associated with healing and deliverance gifts E.g. pastor in Mumbai

10. The Fruit of Functioning Citywide Gifts: The Fullness of Christ in the Structures of the City (Eph 4: 13-15):

10. The Fruit of Functioning Citywide Gifts: The Fullness of Christ in the Structures of the City (Eph 4: 13-15) Maturity of Individuals The Connecting of the Ligaments The Vision of Wholeness In the community In the church

C. Implications for Action:

C. Implications for Action Those who have a suggestion, an inkling of these gifts Apostle Prophet Evangelist Seek prayer for the anointing of God and blessing of God on those gifts. Others stirred to fulfil their gifts and calling seek prayer also

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