What would happen to your ministry if you were taken out?

Direct correlation with how much time you have invested into the next generation.

2 Timothy 4:9-18- Paul invested in the lives of others so that when he was shut down the ministry could continue on and explode.

3 motivations to do this and instructions to implement into your lives

  1. Our organizations depend on this- you cant grow an enduring ministry unless you work small; it must incorporate personnel investment

The average young person today spends 10,000 hours playing video games before they are 21.

  • Young people know they need older people to train them and we need them. “Young people know they need a Yoda.”
  • It is a command- Do you have a vision of the young people who will surround you?
  • Selection- Titus, Timothy,

Who are the faithful, reliable people? Talent without character is a disaster waiting to happen. Able to teach others.

Jesus was selective in who He chose and the further He got into His ministry the more He retreated.

  1. Association- spend time with them and let them in. Mark 3:14  “He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach”

3. delegation- let them be a part of the word.