The What and Why of DNA at FOG
It is an acrostic that represents the central components of a healthy church.
D = Divine Truth (Bible)
N = Nurturing Relationships
A = Apostolic Mission
It is an easy way to examine the spiritual health/defects of the individual and the corporate body/congregation.
To be a healthy church we must bear the image of God's NT Design for the church
Sanctification by the truth of God's Word
Loving one another reveals we are His disciples.
As the Father sent me - I send you
DNA isn't about a program but a PERSON
The Lord Jesus Christ
D John 8:31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, "If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed."
N John 13:35 By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.
A John 20:21 So Jesus said to them again, "Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you."