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1 We   re thrilled that you   ve decided to take the next step in connecting to the purpose and community of Crossroads. W...
4 History In the summer of 2000, a group of 13 people began to meet in the home of Jeff and Allison Shipman. As they praye...
5 What is the Gospel  Adapted from Tim Keller in    Center Church     What does the Gospel mean  What is the Gospel  Simpl...
6 Chapters Chapter 1  Questions Where did we come from   Answers From God  The One and the Relational  CREATED Scripture  ...
7 THE GOSPEL Genesis 1 1,26-27, In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Then God said,    Let us make mank...
Mission  8  We exist to make disciples that represent the gospel to every man, woman and child. 1. The Gospel TRANSFORMS  ...
9 THE UNITED STATES  320 million people      Samaria        by envisioning and networking through Christ Together      www...
10 Leadership Structure We believe the Bible teaches a diversity of leadership where various gifts unite to provide a  who...
12 Discovering Your Unique God-Given Shape For Mission God is actively working in your life and He wants you to understand...
13 Jeremiah 29 1-14. This is the text of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the surviving elders ...
14  SPIRITUAL GIFTS Heart Abilities Personality Experiences  What the Bible says about spiritual gifts Romans 12 1-8, 1 Co...
15 Spiritual Gifts Survey  Directions  - This is not a test, so there are no wrong answers. - Select the one response you ...
16 _____ 22. I often feel that I have a message from God to deliver to others. _____ 23. I can recognize when a person is ...
17 _____ 55. I can sense when a person is acting under God   s leadership. _____ 56. I welcome opportunities to help peopl...
18 LEADERSHIP ADMINISTRATION  Item 1 Item 2  TEACHING       KNOWLEDGE  PROPHECY DISCERNMENT  SHEPHERDING    Item 9  FAITH ...
19 LEADERSHIP     This gift is used by God for the purpose of discovering and casting the    big picture    vision. Indivi...
20 EXHORTATION     Possessors of this gift help others live God-centered lives through inspiration, encouragement, counsel...
21 GIVING     Members with the gift of giving give freely and joyfully to the work and mission of the body beyond the tith...
22  PERSONALITY Spiritual Gifts Heart Abilities Experiences  A. You   ve got personality  1. Definition of personality tem...
23  Personality Assessments Personality typing is a tool especially notable for it s helpfulness in the areas of growth an...
Personalities   Teamwork  24  Teams are most effective when different gifts and personalities work together. We tend to vi...
25  HEART Spiritual Gifts Abilities Personality Experiences  Your heart or passions are the things you love to do. You hav...
26  ABILITIES Spiritual Gifts Heart Personality Experiences  Abilities include both natural talents or aptitudes that you ...
EXPERIENCES  27  Spiritual Gifts Heart Abilities Personality  All life experiences are used by God to prepare you for futu...
My Personal S.H.A.P.E. Profile Date  ______________________ Campus I attend  ____________________________ Name  __________...
31 Discover Family We believe that the Bible calls us to do life together as an essential element and     catalyst to our ...
32 Doing Life Together Romans 12 3-5 - For by the grace given me I say to every one of you  Do not think of yourself more ...
33 Doing Life Together, cont   d 13 1 If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a res...
34 The Grace of Giving    See that you also excel in this grace of giving...       2 Corinthians 8 7 grace is foundational...
35 The leaders of the church have committed to model faithfulness in this area by giving at least one tenth of their incom...
36 Become a Family Partner We genuinely want you to be able to  fully  connect to this local church    family.    Joining ...
Stay Connected  37  Now that you   ve taken the time to Discover Crossroads, familiarize yourself with our primary     mea...