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  • Spiritual development is a journey.
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  • Everyone has a next step.
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  • Only you can do your journey.
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  • Frustration arises if you stall.
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  • A Church should help people take their next step.
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  • To help as many people as possible take their next step toward Jesus Christ.
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  • Come, follow me, Jesus said. Matthew 4:19a
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  • We will challenge you to take your next step.
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  • The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; Psalm 37:23
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  • We believe people matter to God, so we want people to Know Jesus.
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  • Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. John 17:3
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  • You must decide to enter the relationship with Jesus.
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  • Our focus is a relationship with Jesus, not programs, preferences, or traditions.
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  • You explore meaning/ You explore Jesus.
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  • You decide.
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  • You obey-Baptism.
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  • You worship = Relationship deepens.
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  • My next step: ________________
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  • We believe church is a place of grace, so we want to help people Know Community.
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  • See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no Hebrews 12:15
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  • bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. Hebrews 12:15
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  • A new command I give you: Love one another. John 13:34
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  • As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:34
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  • You need relationships of grace.
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  • We love each other and our leaders.
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  • Pursue God as Friend - the 1
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  • Be together in a LIFE Group the 12
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  • Be real in Friendships the 3
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  • Be church with Church Membership the C
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  • 1 +12+3=C
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  • My next step: ________________
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  • Why is it Alice Drive and not on Alice Drive?
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  • We are Baptist in the best sense of the word:
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  • We believe the Bible.
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  • We believe we have direct access to God.
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  • We are self-governed.
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  • We cooperate with other churches.
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  • Approximately 50% of the members of ADBC did not grow up Baptist.
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  • What does it mean to be a church?
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  • We are a place of grace.
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  • Whats expected of me?
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  • I will follow Jesus.
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  • I will attend.
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  • I will get in a LIFE Group.
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  • I will give:
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  • Step in - Start
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  • Step up Tithe = 10%
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  • Step out over and above 10%
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  • I will be responsible for my spiritual maturity.
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  • I will serve.
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  • We believe everyone needs to be like Jesus, so we want to help people Grow Character.
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  • To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, 1 Peter 2:21
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  • leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps. 1 Peter 2:21
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  • I will pray.
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  • I will study.
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  • I will give.
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  • I will fast.
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  • Then, I will be transformed.
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  • Attend the next GROW Character Class
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  • We believe everyone has a purpose, so we want to help you Go Share.
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  • For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you Jeremiah 29:11
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  • and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
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  • Share your story.
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  • Share your resources.
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  • Share your spiritual gifts.
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  • Attend the next GO Share Class
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  • You can attend the next GO Share Class
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