W2.01 WOOP LISTS Area: Church

WOOP LISTS Area: Church Rules
Area: Church
Every system is perfectly designed to get the results it gets. W. Edwards Deming
Therefore, adjust the system controls!

NEXT STEP: List obstacles.

Wish #1: church system operating in SHALOM, fulfillment of mission and purpose.
Outcomes: Flywheel, running smoothly. I have a clear list of what needs to be done. We are a functional family of God where Jesus is Lord and people grow. Every lay person is in mission, differentiated while remaining in touch, and fulfilling the Great Commission.

The SHALOM model: Solve problems, Harvest opportunities, Achieve goals, Love one another, Organize w/Questions, Manage with Systems. Pastoral system operating in SHALOM, in elegant fulfillment of system management of PA.S.TO.R tasks, 4CR DM systems.
Feasible? Yes
Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)

Wish #2: PA System
Outcomes: I am aware of the church system and the people living in it. I am praying for them, their welfare and benefit. I have a prayer list and I am aware of specific persons and their specific needs at the present time. After interaction with my people, I update my prayer list daily.

ONE THING: Church: contact as many active families as possible each week.
Feasible? Yes
Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)

Wish #3: S..R System
Outcomes: I write my sermons in Powerpoint combining words in pictures at the same time. I write in a sermon series, so that ideas for a later time are inserted for use at that later sermon. I record the audio and transcribe the sermon so that the block becomes a record of what I teach and preach.
As a learner, I feed the well with the input of good stories and ideas from my reading. I have an intention to read one hour a day in the topics of most interest to me, and feed those ideas into my collection of ideas, stored in Evernote or on a Blog. I Mark Trail as I walk through a book with highlighting, so that it is easy to transfer at these ideas into my collection.
Feasible? Yes
Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)

Wish #4: TO System
Outcomes: I have a clear plan and process to do my work in leadership and equipping the laity. There is a clear focus on what we need to accomplish together. My GTD inspired system allows me to track work as it is accomplished and moves through the system.
Feasible? Yes
Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)

Wish #5: DM System
Outcomes: I practice a disciple making process imagined as facilitating movement around the circle in a four-cornered room representing Fellowship, Interest learning, Service, and Hosting. I notice everyone’s place in the system and help them move to the next level when they are ready. I use the prayer tool to keep track of people for my prayers and conversations.
Feasible? Yes
Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)

Wish #6: Denomination
Outcomes: I am a part of a denomination beyond my local church where I serve according to my talents and interests. In this setting I am one of the laity following a leader, and the rules of the laity apply to me.

My philosophy is to wait until I am invited to a higher place at the table of service. I do not strive or position or attention, but consider the opportunity to serve when it is offered to me.
Feasible? Yes
Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)

Wish #7: Bible Study System
Outcomes: I am able to teach and engage with my people digitally, helping them to learn and grow via a system of Facebook Learning Conversations. This will include practical living (Methodist Merit Badges) and local church lay spiritualality (Walking With Jesus In The School of Discipleship). A post will provide a quote for discussion using questions which people answer in comments.
Feasible? Yes
Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)




NOTE – What does it say?

What gets your attention?
What human needs or problems are addressed?
What questions do you have?
What solution or hope does it offer?

What does it say that we need to obey?
What would a camera see if this happened?
Who needs to hear this?
What are the actual steps that I would take?

SOURCE – Footnotes:



 All Scripture quotations are from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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