What do you know about VisionOhio?
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See answers and explanations below.
1. False – VisionOhio is waiting to be approved as a Cooperating Ministry in the FGBC.
EXPLANATION: We were approved as a cooperating ministry in 2009.
2. True – VisionOhio
is an apostolic ministry that works among churches for the purpose of reaching
people for Christ and forming new churches.
EXPLANATION: VisionOhio is a group of people committed to advancing the kingdom of God through mission and networking. We are a team held together by a common purpose and friendships. We draw our authority and power primarily from the idea of service and calling, and from moral, or spiritual, authority, and not from positional authority. VisionOhio involves an organic, relational style of leadership influence that evokes purpose, movement, and response from those who come into our orbit (Cf. The Forgotten Ways by Alan Hirsch, chapter 6). CLICK HERE for more.
3. False – VisionOhio has a favorite way of planting new churches that it would like everyone to use.
EXPLANATION: We work with several different approaches.
4. False – VisionOhio is fully funded by a special grant.
EXPLANATION: We operate solely on the funds provided by people with a generous heart for church planting. Here's how you can or your church can give: CLICK HERE.
5. True – VisionOhio wants every Grace Brethren church in Ohio to actively engage the church planting process.
EXPLANATION: Matthew 28:19-20
6. True – VisionOhio is working from a document created by Grace Brethren church leaders from around the state.
EXPLANATION: See our Future Story.
7. False – VisionOhio provides funding for church planter salaries.
EXPLANATION: We don't have the funds to do this. Most church planters are funded by a) other churches, b) a sponsoring church, c) generous donors, or d) other employment (bi-vocational or tentmaking).
8. False – VisionOhio
has no accountability for the way it handles its resources.
EXPLANATION: Yes we do. It is composed of the chairpersons of each of our district mission boards in Ohio.
9. True – VisionOhio – three of its five ministry team members who have to raise their own personal support.
EXPLANATION: They are Dr. Tony Webb, Ron Boehm, and Andy Shank. CLICK HERE to learn more about how to give.
10. True – VisionOhio needs your prayers and your encouragement.