An overview of the Lifeshapes and Transforming Truths.
|Taken from Lifeshapes.com|
|The Circle—Choosing to Learn from LifeIdentifying the events in our lives that affect our emotions and actions and that represent opportunity for learning and growth.||The Semi Circle—Living in Rhythm with LifeA process that helps us identify rhythms and patterns of work, rest, fruitfulness and abiding in our lives.|
|The Triangle—Balancing the Relationships of LifeThree areas of life that Jesus modeled to maintain a balanced lifestyle: • Up—developing intimacy with him • In—building the church community • Out—reaching the unchurched||The Square—Defining the Priorities of LifeFour stages of team development modeled by Jesus. These are the stages that result in any team striving to reach maturity, fruitfulness and multiplication.|
|The Pentagon—Knowing Your Role in LifeFive key roles (apostle, prophet, teacher, evangelist, pastor) that each of us are designed to fill. Put together, they make up the church identified in Ephesians.||The Hexagon—Practicing the Principles of a Vital Life Six petitions of prayer modeled by Jesus in Matthew 6:9-13. Learning to apply this prayer to your daily requests will strengthen and renew the prayer life of your church.|
|The Heptagon—Choosing to Learn from Life Seven principles of growth that apply to all living things, including God's people. The anagram "MRS GREN" can help you learn how to grow a healthy church. (Movement, Respiration, Sensitivity, Growth, Reproduction, Excretion, Nutrition)||The Octagon—Living a Mission-Minded Life Eight evangelistic strategies for a comprehensive outreach approach. This model will help you discover the Person of Peace and how to process works from God's perspective.|