In Matthew 16, Jesus told Peter that “He would build His Church.” On the day of Pentecost in Acts 2 the church comes into being and Jesus begins to build the church. The controlling metaphor in the New Testament for understanding the church is the body of Christ. When the members of the body of Christ are healthy the church will be healthy.
o Give a detailed description of how disciples are made in the context of a healthy church and a Christian community.
o Give an overview of the body of Christ and discuss what the model of your church is based upon the TAHO chart.
o Assess your church or ministry based on the healthy church assessment and identify the strong and weak areas with suggestions on how to improve.
o Detail the role and importance of the local church, pastor, saints, and spiritual gifts in God’s plan for being and making disciples, using Scripture and other scholarly sources to support your arguments.