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Missionary Growth Areas

Spiritual Formation (SF)

  • Prayer & Fasting [regular personal prayer life; corporate prayer; utilizing fasting in focused prayer]
  • Scripture [read entire Bible; regular devotional reading; memorization; meditation; study; familiarity]
  • Worship [corporate worship; personal worship]
  • Submissiveness & Accountability [to God; to leadership/ authority; to one-another]
  • Gratitude [toward God; toward others]
  • Walking in the Spirit [Dependence; displaying fruit of Spirit, power for ministry, perseverance]
  • Holiness & Purity [surrender; obedience, experiencing forgiveness; moral purity; dealing with temptation]
  • Calling [clarity and understanding; corporate calling; personal calling]
  • Soul Care [Sabbath; rest; solitude; silence; journaling; spiritual retreats]
  • Spiritual Warfare [awareness, spiritual armor, praying against forces of darkness]
  • Community / Body Life [serving in the local church; understanding/using spiritual gifts; encouraging and loving others; unity in diversity]

Self-Management (SM)

  • Life Skills [hygiene; laundry; cooking; shopping; navigation/ability to use a map]
  • Financial Stewardship [tithing; personal budgeting; being content; debt management; giving to others]
  • Physical Wellness [health; nutrition; exercise; rest]
  • Emotional Wellness [manage stress, express emotions appropriately, have positive outlook on life]
  • Interpersonal Skills [conversational ability, take initiative in building relationships, hospitality]
  • Time Management [organization; promptness; scheduling; prioritizing]
  • Family [solid marriage, good communication, boundaries; rearing children]
  • Self-Awareness [understanding of your personality, gifts, strengths, passion, and how they fit together to fulfill God’s design for your life]
  • Personal Integrity [honesty; transparency; accountability]
  • Learner [humble, ask good questions; listen well]

Ministry Skills (MS)

  • Evangelism [know and clearly explain gospel, know methods, have experience, confidence, passion to reach the lost]
  • Disciple-Making [nurturing new believers, developing reproducing disciples]
  • Church-Planting (CP) [cross-cultural CP; CP movements; types of church planters, developing national leaders]
  • Ability to Lead [leadership/facilitation of small group Bible studies; leading ministries, teams; servant leadership]
  • Communication Skills [giving testimony, communicating with donors, teaching & preaching, storying]
  • Language Acquisition [develop preparatory skills, growing in fluency]
  • Developing Relationships [with lost; among team members; with those of other cultures, adopting an incarnational lifestyle]
  • Conflict Resolution [resolving own conflicts, ability to be peacemaker in conflicts of others]
  • Coaching/Mentoring [encouraging others in their development and ministry]
  • Teamwork [finding your fit; respecting other’s gifts/graces on the team; pulling your weight; multi-cultural teams]
  • Technical Skills [skills specific to your ministry assignment]
individual_growth_plan_--_32_areas_of_missionary_growth.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/28 17:15 by admin

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