I tend to ask a lot of questions, so I’ve come to appreciate good ones. First Baptist Church in Rockport is asking some good ones. The congregation is going through some long-term strategic planning efforts and last night they asked their congregation a series of questions that would seem to applicable to any congregation.
How would your church answer these questions?
Discovery Night Questions
1. How do you see God moving in our community? In our church?
2. What role do you see First Baptist Church playing in that movement?
3. In Matthew 28:19-20 Jesus gives us the “Great Commission,” stating, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have comanded you.” How will we know that we have followed Jesus’ commission and are making disciples?
4. What in our hearts needs to change for us to mature as disciples of Christ?
5. What will attract people like you to our church?
6. Who do you see that we are not reaching?
7. What is important to you at First Baptist Church?
8. Where do you see a healthy, thriving First Baptist Church in 2009?
9. Where do you see a healthy, thriving First Baptist Church in years to come?