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Becoming a Change Agent forBecoming a Change Agent forCommunity TransformationCommunity TransformationCommunity TransformationCommunity Transformation
Os HillmanOs Hillman
Unlocking the door to your communityUnlocking the door to your community
1. How we lost culture
2. 6 Stages of a Change Agent
3. 7 Cultural Mountains of Influence, community transformation
17 session video course Sept17 session video course Sept17 session video course Sept17 session video course Sept
Many Samaritans from Many Samaritans from th t it b li d i hith t it b li d i hithat city believed in him that city believed in him because of the woman's because of the woman's t ti J h 4 39t ti J h 4 39testimony John 4:39testimony John 4:39
7 Cultural Mountains7 Cultural Mountains7 Cultural Mountains7 Cultural Mountains
C lt i d fi d b lC lt i d fi d b l 33 5%5%Culture is defined by only Culture is defined by only 33--5%5%of people who operate at the top of people who operate at the top
of a cultural mountain.of a cultural mountain.
Reclaiming AReclaiming ABibli l W ld iBibli l W ld iBiblical WorldviewBiblical Worldview
Where is AmericaWhere is America spiritually?spiritually?
1998 survey: Belief in God 1998 survey: Belief in God
93% believe l l ti Politicians:Politicians: 50%50%general population
Politicians: Politicians: 50%50%
Military: Military: 90% Arts + Entertainment: 3%
Business owners: Business owners: 70%
3%2%70% Media: Media: 2%
1998 survey: Belief in God1998 survey: Belief in God998 su ey e e God998 su ey e e God
50%50%MilitaryMilitary Business Business
Christians inChristians in
U S have a biblical worldviewU.S. have a biblical worldview.
The Barna Update, Americans Worldview," 2009.
Biblical Worldview by Generationsy
Busters 16%16% '64-'76
44%%Bridgers 44%% 77- 2010
Belief in a Literal SatanBelief in a Literal SatanBelief in a Literal SatanBelief in a Literal Satan
24%24% 52%52%24%24% 52%52%General populationGeneral population Christians General population General population believe Satan is real believe Satan is real believe Satan is real
When youre deceived you dont know you are deceived.When youre deceived you dont know you are deceived.
Christian beliefChristian beliefChristian beliefChristian belief
40%40%40% 40% say they do nothave a responsibility toshare the Christian faith with others
25%25% dismiss the25% 25% dismiss the idea that the Bible is
accurate in all of th i i l it t hthe principles it teaches.
Tolerance You believe what you want as long as it does not affect me.
Emerging generation: My truth is as good as your truth.
The churchs singular failure in recent decades has been the failure to see Christianity as a life systemto see Christianity as a life system, or worldview, that governs every
area of our existence. Chuck Colson, How Shall We Then Live
Our enemies didnt have to kill us, we simply disobeyed God which entitled our enemies to take ourentitled our enemies to take our
mountains. Dt. 8
What defines a Nation and its Culture?a Nation and its Culture?
CC U L T U R EU L T U R E
onomonomalal ll mic
15,000 writings of15,000 writings ofF di F thF di F thFounding FathersFounding Fathers
94% of quotes based on 94% of quotes based on Bibl di t tBibl di t tBible or direct quoteBible or direct quote
70% of signers were 70% of signers were abolishionistsabolishionists
Jesus Lord Over All Domains of InfluenceJesus, Lord Over All Domains of Influence(not just Lord over salvation)
1 King of Kings the 5. Living Word, Lord of1. King of Kings the Lord of Justice
2. Jehovah Jireh Lord
5. Living Word, Lord of communication
6. Potter, Lord of the arts & beautyof Economics
3. Father, Lord of the family
& beauty7. Great Teacher, Lord of
4. Creator God, Lord of science & technology
8. The Great Physician, who heals our infirmities
Abraham Abraham KuyperKuyperLi d 1837Li d 1837 19201920Lived 1837 Lived 1837 1920 1920
Prime Minister NetherlandsPrime Minister Netherlands
"Oh no single piece of our mental"Oh no single piece of our mentalOh, no single piece of our mental Oh, no single piece of our mental
world is to be hermetically sealed off world is to be hermetically sealed off f th t d th i tf th t d th i tfrom the rest, and there is not a from the rest, and there is not a square inch in the whole domain of square inch in the whole domain of qqour human existence over which our human existence over which Christ who is Sovereign overChrist who is Sovereign over allallChrist, who is Sovereign over Christ, who is Sovereign over allall, , does not cry: 'Mine!'" does not cry: 'Mine!'"
Why we need a new generation of Why we need a new generation of Why we need a new generation of Why we need a new generation of change agentschange agents
What will America look like in 75 years if we do not reclaim our What will America look like in 75 years if we do not reclaim our spiritual roots?
11 A i ill t b d t b t A i ill t b d t b t 1.1. America will cease to be good; cease to be great America will cease to be good; cease to be great 2.2. We will no longer be a world powerWe will no longer be a world power3.3. Well lose religious freedomsWell lose religious freedoms
The Most ChristianizedCity in America
British television documentary
TV DocumentaryTV DocumentaryMost Christianized City in AmericaMost Christianized City in AmericaMost Christianized City in AmericaMost Christianized City in America
Dallas, TexasDallas, Texas
Criteria: More people in church per capita on Sunday than any Criteria: More people in church per capita on Sunday than any other cityother city
Gospel of Salvation vsvs
Gospel of the Kingdom
And this Gospel of the Kingdom will be preachedin the whole world as a testimony as a testimonyto the whole world, and then the end will come.
Lif i D llLif i D ll General economics General economics
How easy is it to get a job?How easy is it to get a job? Life in Dallas was Life in Dallas was examined in a variety of examined in a variety of ways: ways: H lthH lth
How easy is it to get a job? How easy is it to get a job? How easy is it to get How easy is it to get
housing? housing? The relationship betweenThe relationship between Health care Health care
Hospitals Hospitals Emergency care Emergency care
The relationship between The relationship between potential income and potential income and potential housing. potential housing.
Homelessness Homelessness Contagious diseases Contagious diseases Infant mortality rate Infant mortality rate Job availabilityJob availability
o e ess esso e ess ess Racism The existence of Racism The existence of
abuse abuse Crime ratesCrime ratesJob availability Job availability Crime rates Crime rates Economic discrepancies Economic discrepancies
The city was one of the lowest ranking cities in the nation providing core servicesthe nation providing core services
No one would want to live in a cityi th t ditiin that condition.
Dallas Pastor ResponsesDallas Pastor Responsespp
Th thi d tTh thi d tThose things do not concern us. Those things do not concern us. We are spiritual leadersWe are spiritual leadersWe are spiritual leadersWe are spiritual leaders
A gospel that does not deal with theA gospel that does not deal with the issues of the day is not the gospel at all.
Martin LutherMartin Luther
Separatists/Separatists/ Societal ppIsolationistsIsolationists Transformers
W h The world is evil Awaiting rapture
We can change society.Willi Wilb f Separate yourselves
Focus: Whats wrongwith society
"Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come your will be done on earth as it is inkingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Matt 6:9-10
Th G l f S l ti
Satans Key Strategy
The Gospel of Salvation Vs
Th G l f th Ki dThe Gospel of the Kingdom
Kingdom of GodKingdom of GodA kingdom is the sovereign rulership and
i i fl f ki higoverning influence of a king over his territory, impacting it with his will, his intent and his purpose manifesting aintent, and his purpose, manifesting a culture and society reflecting the kings nature, values, and morals., ,
KingdomgA kingdom is the governing impact of a kings will over a territory or domain, his influence over a people, and a government led by a king.
-- Myles Munroe, Kingdom Principles
An Incomplete GospelAn Incomplete Gospelp pp p
For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees For if he lays the foundation and is no