Based on Pastor Rick Warren’s book, The Purpose Driven Church, the Purpose Driven™ CHURCHgame™ is designed to teach balanced church growth principles in a creative way. By playing the game, the participants can discover for themselves the BIG picture of a healthy church and how each principle contributes towards the overall growth process. It also provides a platform for players to experiment with varies strategies and experience the possible outcome before applying them in the real church setting. Church Growth & Health Principles that can be discovered in the game:
The 5 New Testament church purposes (worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry, & evangelism).
The importance of setting priorities.
Strategic planning for short term & long term growth.
Understand the connection between the 5 purposes & they affect growth.
Correlation between quality & quantity growth.
Personal Christian habits that will affect church health.
Evangelizing community unbelievers & bridging them to church.
Discipling believers into ministers & messengers.
Discovering individual S.H.A.P.E for church ministry.
Handling the difficulties caused by “lukewarm” Christians.
Managing church finances-
Planning for church expansion to cater for growth.
Recording & evaluating growth progress.
Recruiting & training full-
Setting up pastoral team for effective teamwork.
Fencing off spiritual attacks on the church.
...plus many church growth principles to be discovered.
Since it’s development in 2000, the PurposeDriven CHURCHgame™ has been played by more than 2,000 persons from different walks of life—lay members, church leaders, trainers, pastors, missionaries, seminary students & professors. Recommended by Pastor Rick Warren, this PurposeDriven™ CHURCHgame™ serves as a church training tool for motivating & mobilizing members creatively towards the fulfillment of Christ’s Great Commandment & Great Commission.