MdX Resources

                                       MdX Resources

                                                      Background Resources (Browse through them to see what’s available)
 

Introduction for Church MembersIntroduction for members 5.3.19

You may download this page and print off as many copies as you need. You may also be given copies. Side ONE distinguishes between a Regular Church A and a Mission--driven Church B. Then, it explains to members how to become a Mission-driven Church.

Side TWO is an informal inventory for church members to read and rate from “1” low to “10 high. This is NOT an evaluation of the church overall; it only indicates how strategic the church is so the church can know and grow.  Let them discuss and arrive at score for each Habit.

 

Orientation for Church LeadersOrientation for leaders 5.3.19

Your church board and other leaders should use this as the next step.  This brochure defines a mission-driven church (page 1).   Then it goes through the stages of becoming a mission-driven church from the Introduction to Preparation (including a description of resources) and on to ideas for a Launch (page 3) and then continuous improvement.  

Mission-driven Kit.

Pilot-group pastors will be given a Kit (pictured on Orientation for Church Leaders, page 2) free of charge upon request from AdventSource. Contact Dr. Lynette Wood, Implementation Coach, at lwood@buildusup.com or at (301) 385-3970.

Pastor’s Implementation Guide Pastor’s Implementation Guide 3.4.19

To start out, read pages 1-16 for a good overview of your responsibilities.  A hard copy is in the Kit.

 

Presenter’s Manual with Power-pointsPresenter’s Manual 3.4.19 (Also in French 5.3.19)

To start out, read pages 1-7. A hard copy is in the Kit.  Power-point slides and even some videos may be found in the Kit or on the web-site.

 

Participant’s Workbook.  Participant’s Workbook 5.3.19. (Also in French)

A hard copy is in the Kit. IMPORTANT:  You will need a hard copy for each board member to use.  Contact Dr. Wood and let her know how many copies you need. You will be sent them free of charge. MISSION is to be the first item on the board agenda each time for 14-30 minutes) allowing your board members to learn about the Habits.  The Workbooks stay at Church for board use each time.

 

USB Drive with downloadable resources

are in your Kit but a more up-to-date collection is on our Website to be updated continuously.  On July 4, we will unveil a new web site. Watch for news.

 

How to” Videos.  

These are mini-videos of only about 4-5 minutes.  Each one, summarizes one important concept.  First, look at them yourself; then, you may also show your board. Most of the videos end with a question that your church board can discuss and come to consensus.  

 

 

                          Resources by Topic

 

INTRODUCTION  

Video   Introduction #1 Video Overview

 

 

Preparation 1:  Why Strategy?  

See Presenters Manual and Participant’s Workbook

Presentation Outline    INTRO 1 Why Strategy-Presentation Plan 2.9.19

Video        Intro #2 Why Strategy

 

 

Power-point slides PPT Introduction #2. Why Strategy. pptx

 

Preparation 2: Why Church?  

See Presenters Manual and Participant’s Workbook

Presentation Outline INTRO 2 Why Church-Presentation Plan 2.9.19

Video Introduction #3 Why Church (Youtube Video)

Power-point slides PPT Introduction #2. Why Church.pptx

 

Habit 1: Taking Inventory  

See Presenters Manual and Participant’s Workbook

Presentation Outline Habit 1 Presentation Plan 2.9.19

Video Habit #1 MdX video(Youtube Video)

Power-point slides PPT Habit #1 Taking Inventory.pptx

Other resource options

          1c(1) H1.2 Our Church—A Church Health Inventory 1.0

          1c(5) Our Church—A SWOT Analysis

          1d(7) Church Board Quick Survey

 

 

Habit 2: Making Commitments 

See Presenters Manual and Participant’s Workbook

Presentation Outline Habit 2 Presentation Plan 2.9.19. (missing)

Video Habit #2 MdX video(Youtube Video)

Power-point slides PPT Habit #2 Making Commitments.pptx

Other resource options

          P2(3)a H2.2 Six-month Rollout BLANK

          1a(2) Spiritual Retreat Ideas

          1d(3) Sermon Idea BC Sabbath

 

Habit 3: Creating Climate

See Presenters Manual and Participant’s Workbook

Presentation Outline Habit 3 Presentation Plan 2.9.19

Video Habit #3 MdX video(Youtube Video)

Power-point slides PPT Habit #3 Creating Climate.pptx

Other resource options

          1a(1) H3.1 Church Life Inventory

          1d(5) Principles of Christ-like Discourse 

          1d(9) h3.5 TalkR.I.T.E. 1.0, docx

 

 

Ideas for a Week-end Launch

Use any resources listed above; also consider--

H2.1 Weekend Launch Ideas

2b(1) Conducting An Inclusive Visioning Session

2b(4) Creating a Church-wide Vision (appreciative inquiry).docx