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Mission Statement Process
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WRITING A PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENT

1. What has God called you to do?
2. Put your purpose on paper. "This goal has encouraged and challenged me to.....
3. Mission Accomplished:
    a. John the Baptist John 1:23
    b. 12 Disciples Luke 10:1
4. Jesus often made statements that described His purpose on earth. Write down what the following verses reveal about His understanding of His mission.
    a. Matt. 4:19
    b. Mark 10:45
    c. Luke 4:43
    d. Luke :32
    e. Luke 18:31-33
    f. John 3:14-17
    g. John 6:38-39
    h. John 8:13, 42
    i. John 9:39
5. What common ideas about His mission do you see repeated in these verses?
6. Paul, like Jesus, had a clear idea of what God had called him to do. Read the following passages and write down the main elements of Pauls' mission from each.
    a. Acts 9:15
    b. Rom. 1:14-15
    c. 1 Cor 9:19
    d. Eph. 3:7-9
    e. Phil 3:10-11
    f. Col. 2:1-3

WHY HAVE A MISSION STATEMENT?

1. It allows us to be guided by principles and beliefs
2. It guides us at times when we can't see our way clearly
3. It gives us hope for a future
4. It gives us a promise of what's coming when we can't see the end
 example: Abraham's mission: The Father of a great nation