Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:
The last two lessons concerned the importance of purpose in ministry. But you can talk about purpose and vision forever and never get around to fulfilling the vision. It is not enough to know God’s purpose for your ministry, you must prepare yourself to fulfill it:
And that servant, which knew his Lord’s will, and prepared not himself,
neither did according to His will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
You prepare to accomplish God’s purpose for your ministry by wise planning. Planning is the subject of this and the following two lessons.
In this chapter you will learn how to plan. Chapter Five explains how to implement plans and Chapter Six explains how to evaluate them.
Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.