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Unit 1 (Ch 1-5)
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1. A process for building a healthy church should focus on
a) leadership and management skills.
b) a pastor's experience and vision.
c) the spiritual gifts.
d) the five functions described in Acts 2.
2. A complete Acts 2 church has an experience, a message,
a) a process, and a plan.
b) and a delivery system.
c) a building, and ministry coordinators.
d) and community support.
3. What process focuses on helping God's people utilize their gifts and abilities in ministry?
4. Strategic planning and the power of the Holy Spirit are
a) opposite by nature.
b) used in completely different realms.
c) both necessary for a healthy church.
d) based on essentially the same characteristics.
5. Moving people from being spectators to being active in the ministry of the local church is based on the Acts 2 process called
6. More than anything else, the Acts 2 process and strategy rests upon
a) wisdom and patience in executing the plan.
b) unity among the leaders of the church.
c) empowerment by the Spirit to be successful.
d) adapting the Acts 2 process to contemporary culture.
7. A key paradigm shift that leaders need to accept to foster change is
a) the priesthood of all believers.
b) leading through integrity.
c) utilizing the gifts of the Spirit more consistently.
d) empathy with those who are suffering.
8. The key quality the author identifies for embracing change is
9. The burning platform is
a) intense conflict between the pastor and board.
b) the passion inspired by the Spirit.
c) the pressing need for radical change.
d) the call to overseas missions.
10. Marketplace evangelism is best facilitated by
a) structured outreaches into the city.
b) literature distribution.
c) building relationships and sharing Jesus with neighbors, coworkers, and friends.
d) media saturation and internet connections.
11. A key component for change is
a) that God has a plan for every church.
b) fresh interpretations of God's Word.
c) an inward focus in Christ's church.
d) leading from behind.
12. A needed paradigm shift for many pastors is to
a) focus more on equipping people for ministry.
b) focus more on raising up helpers to assist them in their work.
c) lead people away from the sense of ownership.
d) teach people what they can receive.
13. The priesthood of all believers means that
a) no one should have a sense of ownership regarding the church.
b) the people are to help the pastor in every way possible.
c) the pastor exists to help people fulfill their callings.
d) everyone has equal authority in the church.
14. When ordinary churchgoers believe that they do not come to church to receive ministry but to minister,
a) they tend to be in competition with the pastor.
b) they are following the prophetic paradigm.
c) the church becomes healthier and more alive.
d) fewer paid staff will be needed.
15. When people are committed to ministry and using their gifts, they
a) can be taught to minister from the overflow of the Spirit.
b) will need little ongoing attention from the pastor.
c) can serve as sounding boards in the community.
d) will need less accountability in regard to character issues.
16. A ministry agreement sunset is
a) not a helpful idea.
b) a time frame for service and reevaluation.
c) the time when a pastor resigns and ministries are reevaluated.
d) the time when a person becomes too tired to continue in a ministry.
17. According to the author, faith is related to miracles, while hope is related to
a) supernatural knowledge.
18. Hope is significantly impacted by
19. The number of people who are worshipping in Assemblies of God churches that are plateaued or declining is roughly
20. The Acts 2 process
a) relates primarily to the early church.
b) is replicable by churches today.
c) requires only the power of the Holy Spirit.
d) is not relevant in some cultures today.
21. An intimate relationship between the believer and the Lord is
a) a direct result of acts of service and devotion.
b) fostered by the Holy Spirit and leads to transformation.
c) a combination of beliefs and behaviors.
d) not a primary focus of the Acts 2 Journey.
22. Transformation as a work of the Spirit
a) is both personal and corporate.
b) will only occur when systems and structures are changed.
c) focuses completely on the individual.
d) is occurring less and less frequently today.
23. Engaging and maintaining loving relationships describes the function known as
24. Chapter 2 of Acts provides us with a
a) strategy rather than a process.
b) corporate method and an individual strategy.
c) message of empowerment rather than a blueprint.
d) message of empowerment and a blueprint.
25. Human limitations and inability
a) are not factors in the Acts 2 process.
b) are supplanted by the Acts 2 process.
c) can lead us to connection with the Spirit and greater empowerment.
d) will typically frustrate the Acts 2 process.
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