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  1. Luke 10:25–37 And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” 27 And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God……

  2. with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.” 28 And he said to him, “You have answered correctly; do this, and you will live.” 29 But he, desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus……

  3. “And who is my neighbor?” 30 Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. 31 Now by chance a priest was going down that road……

  4. and when he saw him he passed by on the other side. 32 So likewise a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. 33 But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion……

  5. 34He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him. 35 And the next day he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, ‘Take care of him……

  6. and whatever more you spend, I will repay you when I come back.’ 36 Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?” 37 He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” And Jesus said to him……

  7. “You go, and do likewise.”

  8. Vision answers the question: What we want to do?

  9. Mission answers the question: What we’re doing to accomplish it?

  10. Values answers the questions: How we do it right?

  11. Strategy answers the question: How we’re doing it?

  12. Measures answer the question: How we know we’re doing it?

  13. Jesus had measures: • Giving • Caring • Loving

  14. Luke 7:22 And he answered them, “Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, the poor have good news preached to them.”

  15. The power of God demonstrated the action and Word.

  16. The key is remembering, the measures are NOT the vision.

  17. Luke 10:17–20 The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!” 18 And he said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. 19 Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions……

  18. and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you. 20 Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.”

  19. Vision plants in the now, but is fulfilled the future.

  20. Vision only grows when it’s fertilized and watered.

  21. Vision grows best, when the roots go deep.

  22. Vision is built on leadership.

  23. Vision must be nurtured to produce a full harvest.

  24. Vision: In the next 15 years, our vision is that, every man, woman, boy and girl living in the DL2 Triangle will hear about Jesus and be touched by His love through someone partnering with Hickory Ridge.

  25. Mission: Connect real people, to a real God, through real relationships.

  26. Values: • Following Jesus • Praying Effectually • Serving Intentionally • Living Graciously • Strengthening Families • Developing Leaders

  27. Strategy: • Prepare • Create • Design • Engage

  28. MEASURES • Lifestyle of Worship: • Experiencing joy in the Holy Spirit • Connecting with the Lord daily • Participating at weekend services

  29. Authentic Relationships: • Treating others how we want to be treated • Extending patience to people • Being gentle in spirit, words, and actions

  30. Genuine Compassion: • Showing kindness to the “undeserving” • Doing good to all • Seeing people with God’s eyes

  31. Consistent Character: • Uncompromising moral purity • Exercising self-control by God’s grace • Making your yes be yes and your no be no

  32. Generous Giver: • Practicing Biblical stewardship (tithes & offerings) • Serving others with your time, talents, gifts, and abilities • Walking in peace by living a financially responsible life

  33. MEASURES • Lifestyle of Worship • Authentic Relationships • Genuine Compassion • Consistent Character • Generous Giver

  34. Vision must be nurtured to produce a full harvest.