1 1. Name both strengths and barriers in the congregation for eschatological embodiment of the
Kingdom in your particular place (as you are coming to see them), substantiating this naming
process with the words of congregants and your participant observation experiences.
1.1 Church is a place of worship
1.2 Church is not a physical building
1.3 Church is the people of God
1.4 Church is relationships
2 2. Speak to the pastoral processes of leading this particular
congregation in this direction.
2.3 Speak to the mission
2.4 Lead by example
3 3. Paint a compelling picture to energize the congregation using eschatological imagination (use
language and methods of the poet). This part of the paper may be submitted as or accompanied by
some type of media presentation, sermon, or other creative presentation.
3.2 Song: The Love of God. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWnvmKoLWUU
4 4. How does the Story of God interact
with what you are hearing from the
congregation and in the neighborhood?
What biblical and theological themes
really address where the congregation
finds itself right now?