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I’m Influential by Mind Map: I’m Influential

1. Culture hijacked meaning of “influencer.”

1.1. An influencer is “an individual who has the power to affect purchase decisions of others because of their authority, knowledge or relationship with their audience.”

1.1.1. Teacher

1.1.2. Coach

1.1.3. Parent

1.2. Influencer

1.2.1. Teacher

1.2.2. Coach

1.2.3. Good friend

1.2.4. Good Parent

1.3. Culture Hijacked by

1.3.1. Celebrities

1.3.2. Thought leaders

1.3.3. Content Creators

1.3.4. A social media influencer is a user who has established credibility in a specific industry, has access to a huge audience and can persuade others to act based on their recommendations.

2. I'M IN

2.1. I’m Influential

2.1.1. For God’s glory

2.2. I’m Invited

2.2.1. To God’s family

2.3. I’m Invaluable

2.3.1. To God’s work

2.4. I’m Invested

2.4.1. In God’s church

3. 13 million views

3.1. Influencer?

3.2. How many of you?

4. No idea

5. Reclaim the word—Influencer

5.1. Matthew 5:13-14 NLT “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.

5.2. Matthew 5:15 NLT No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house.

5.3. Matthew 5:16 NLT In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.

6. Shift how we think about influence!

6.1. The problem with current view of influence

6.1.1. Starts with platform

6.2. True and lasting influence always starts with people before platform

6.3. Who Started Rock Church

7. Influence isn’t always instant

7.1. Influence isn’t always obvious

7.2. Just because you don’t see the harvest, doesn’t mean the seed didn’t take root!

7.2.1. Edward Kimball

7.2.1.1. A Sunday school teacher named Edward Kimball won a shoe store clerk to Jesus—his name was D.L. Moody

7.2.1.2. D.L. Moody traveled to England and awakened the heart of a young pastor F.B. Meyer.

7.2.1.3. F.B. Meyer became one of the great Bible expositors, came to the U.S.A. and preached on college campuses, and was used to convert a student to Christ Wilbur Chapman.

7.2.1.4. Wilbur Chapman employed an ex-baseball player as his assistant Billy Sunday.

7.2.1.5. Billy Sunday became a great evangelist and preached in Charlotte, North Carolina, at a meeting organized by the Billy Sunday Layman's Evangelistic Club. The Layman's Evangelistic Club invited Mordecai Ham to preach...

7.2.1.6. Mordecai Ham preached and Billy Graham gave his life to the Lord.

7.2.1.7. A Sunday school teacher named Edward Kimball ...

8. No idea how one conversation, word of encouragement, expression of love might change someone’s life

8.1. Woman no one would have thought would ever have influence!

8.1.1. Context

8.1.1.1. Jesus on a trip

8.1.1.2. Passed through Samaria

8.1.1.3. Jews hated Samaritans

8.1.1.3.1. (½ Jew) (½ Gentile)

8.1.1.3.2. Less humans

8.1.1.3.3. Worse dogs

8.1.2. Sat down by a well to rest

8.1.2.1. Samaritan woman came to draw water

8.1.2.2. Jesus said, “Please give me a drink.”

8.2. John 4:9 NLT 9 The woman was surprised, for Jews refuse to have anything to do with Samaritans. She said to Jesus, “You are a Jew, and I am a Samaritan woman. Why are you asking me for a drink?”

8.3. John 4:10 NLT 10 Jesus replied, “If you only knew the gift God has for you and who you are speaking to, you would ask me, and I would give you living water.”

8.4. John 4:13-14 NLT 13 Jesus replied, “Anyone who drinks this water will soon become thirsty again. 14 But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.”

9. Please, I want that living water!

9.1. John 4:16–17 NLT 16 “Go and get your husband,” Jesus told her. 17 “I don’t have a husband,” the woman replied. Jesus said, “You’re right! You don’t have a husband—

9.2. John 4:18-19 NLT for you have had five husbands, and you aren’t even married to the man you’re living with now. You certainly spoke the truth!” 19 “Sir,” the woman said, “you must be a prophet.

9.2.1. She was an outcast to everyone

9.2.2. Miracle waiting to happen!

9.2.3. Thirsty

9.2.3.1. Craving attention!

9.2.3.2. Dad

9.2.3.2.1. Wrong crowd

9.2.3.2.2. Abusive

9.2.3.2.3. Cycle of dysfunction!

9.3. Explains why she bypassed closer water source

9.3.1. Hottest part of day

9.3.2. John 4:28 (NLT) 28 The woman left her water jar beside the well and ran back to the village, telling everyone,

9.3.3. John 4:29 (NLT) 29 “Come and see a man who told me everything I ever did! Could he possibly be the Messiah?”

9.3.4. John 4:30 (NLT) 30 So the people came streaming from the village to see him.

9.3.4.1. You not to far gone

9.3.4.2. She becomes an Influencer for Jesus

9.3.4.3. You don't need a thousand people in front of you

9.3.4.4. You just need to love one more.

9.3.5. You don’t have to have your life altogether to influence someone for Christ!

9.3.5.1. Woman witnessing

10. Fields are ripe for harvest

10.1. Laborers—Influencers are few!

10.2. John 4:28 (NLT) 28 The woman left her water jar beside the well and ran back to the village, telling everyone,

10.3. John 4:29 (NLT) 29 “Come and see a man who told me everything I ever did! Could he possibly be the Messiah?”

10.4. John 4:30 (NLT) 30 So the people came streaming from the village to see him.

10.5. John 4:39 NLT 39 Many Samaritans from the village believed in Jesus because the woman had said, “He told me everything I ever did!”

10.6. John 4:40 (NLT) 40 When they came out to see him, they begged him to stay in their village. So he stayed for two days,

10.7. John 4:41 (NLT) 41 long enough for many more to hear his message and believe.

10.8. John 4:42 (NLT) 42 Then they said to the woman, “Now we believe, not just because of what you told us, but because we have heard him ourselves. Now we know that he is indeed the Savior of the world.”

11. Who did God use?

11.1. Not an Instagram star

11.2. Celebrity

11.3. Woman whose name we don’t know

11.4. Searching love all wrong places

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13. Cross Pin—Give away!

13.1. When you

13.1.1. Listen to someone who is hurting

13.1.1.1. Offer to pray

13.1.2. Invite someone to church!

13.1.3. Text someone a bible verse

13.1.4. Post a sermon clip on your Instagram

13.1.5. When you give something to someone in need

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