Deeper Life the constitution.1. Preamble
1.1 The name of the organisation is The Deeper Christian Life Ministry and shall be commonly known or called Deeper Christian Life Ministry or Deeper Life Ministry or DCLM DCLM Department of Command, Leadership, and Management
DCLM Deeper Christian Life Ministry (Bronx, NY) .
1.2 This constitution being Bible-based shall have binding force and application on all the members and bodies of Deeper Christian Life Ministry for whom it is hereby made, enacted and given to.
1.3 The national and international headquarters shall be at 2-4 Ayodele Okeowo Street, Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.
1.4 All activities of The Deeper Christian Life Ministry worldwide shall be controlled and directed from the international headquarters which shall be adequately staffed and equipped to fulfil this role.
1.5 The General Superintendent General Superintendent can refer to more than one thing:
2. Aims and objects
2.1 The Deeper Christian Life Ministry shall preach the gospel in all parts of the country and in all nations of the world holding strictly to the Bible as her unerring un·err·ing
Committing no mistakes; consistently accurate.
un·erring·ly adv. guide in matters of church organisation as well as in all matters that pertain to pertain to
verb relate to, concern, refer to, regard, be part of, belong to, apply to, bear on, befit, be relevant to, be appropriate to, appertain to the gospel.
2.2 The Deeper Christian Life Ministry shall open branches, inaugurate in·au·gu·rate
tr.v. in·au·gu·rat·ed, in·au·gu·rat·ing, in·au·gu·rates
1. To induct into office by a formal ceremony.
2. classes for adult literacy, schools, Bible schools/colleges, Bible correspondence courses, vocational Bible schools, teach religious knowledge in schools, institutions, and wherever there is an open door to educate literate and illiterate students in the word of God.
2.3 The Deeper Christian Life Ministry shall hold worship services, Bible studies, retreats, crusades, seminars, conferences, and any other meetings where participants, irrespective of irrespective of
Without consideration of; regardless of.
preposition despite church affiliation are taught the word of God and led into deeper and richer experiences with the Lord Jesus Christ Jesus Christ: see Jesus.
40 days after Resurrection, ascended into heaven. [N.T.: Acts 1:1–11]
See : Ascension
kind to the poor, forgiving to the sinful. [N.T. , teaching and getting them to be acquainted with to be possessed of personal knowledge of; to be cognizant of; to be more or less familiar with; to be on terms of social intercourse with.
See also: Acquaint the gracious means of holy, healthy, happy, prosperous, balanced and fruitful Christian living thus preparing them for heaven, and encouraged to seek the Christian experiences provided in the word of God, that is, justification, sanctification sanc·ti·fy
tr.v. sanc·ti·fied, sanc·ti·fy·ing, sanc·ti·fies
1. To set apart for sacred use; consecrate.
2. To make holy; purify.
3. and baptism in the Holy Ghost Holy Ghost: see Holy Spirit. .
2.4 The Deeper Christian Life Ministry shall send out evangelists, missionaries and workers to the evangelistic fields and to hold open air services to spread this glorious gospel from house to house, on the streets, parks, institutions, hospitals, forces and paramilitary barracks bar·rack 1
tr.v. bar·racked, bar·rack·ing, bar·racks
To house (soldiers, for example) in quarters.
1. A building or group of buildings used to house military personnel. , prison yards, harbours, and wherever there are crowds and mobilise believers and get them actively involved in practically fulfilling the Great Commission.
2.5 The Deeper Christian Life Ministry shall proclaim the gospel through radio, television, films, video and any other means of communication and print, publish, distribute gospel literature in tracts, books, booklets, magazines, study guides, produce tapes and other materials necessary to the pursuance of its aims and objects.
2.6 The Deeper Christian Life Ministry shall:
2.6a establish Christian charity projects for the rehabilitation of refugees, the poor, the aged, the handicapped, etc.
2.6b be involved in nation building projects such as agriculture, schools, well-equipped maternity homes in rural areas, provision of Christian medical personnel in needy areas, etc.
2.7 The Deeper Christian Life Ministry shall achieve its aims and objects through the following bodies:
2.7a Deeper Life Bible Church (DLBC DLBC Doctoral Level Behaviorology Certificate ) -- shall hold Sunday worship services, home caring fellowships, miracle and revival meetings, conventions and any other meetings where members are taught the word of God and led into deeper and richer experiences with the Lord Jesus Christ, teaching and getting them to be acquainted with the gracious means of holy, healthy, happy, prosperous, balanced and fruitful Christian living thus preparing them for heaven, and visitors encouraged to seek the Christian experiences provided in the word of God, that is justification, sanctification and baptism in the Holy Ghost.
2.7b Deeper Life Campus Fellowship (DLCF DLCF Data Link Control Field ) -- shall hold Bible studies, prayer meetings, rallies, seminars, conferences, retreats, symposia sym·po·si·a
A plural of symposium. , conventions and any other meetings, with the view to:
2.7b(i) lead students and other members of the campus community to a personal encounter with the Saviour, Lord Jesus Christ, through repentance and faith in the vicarious vicarious /vi·car·i·ous/ (vi-kar´e-us)
1. acting in the place of another or of something else.
2. occurring at an abnormal site.
1. sacrifice he procured on the cross of Calvary with his blood.
2.7b(ii) lead Christian believers on the campus into deeper knowledge and Christian experiences with the Lord Jesus Christ.
2.7b(iii) acquaint students with the gracious means of living holy, healthy, happy, balanced and fruitful Christian lives in their environment.
2.7b(iv) get students involved in practically fulfilling the Great Commission of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:19-20; Mark 16:15-16; Luke 24:46-47; John 17:18).
2.7b(v) acquaint students with the basic Bible principles of success to help them make a habit of succeeding in their academic work, life career and endeavours.
2.7b(vi) train students to become God approved Christian leaders (2 Timothy 2:15) in the "ecclesia Ecclesia
(Greek, ekklesia: “gathering of those summoned”) In ancient Greece, the assembly of citizens in a city-state. The Athenian Ecclesia already existed in the 7th century; under Solon it consisted of all male citizens age 18 and older. " (the church universal).
2.7c Deeper Life Students Outreach (DLSO DLSO Division Laser Safety Officer ) -- shall through Bible studies, Bible correspondence courses, literature, tracts, retreats, camp meetings, conventions, films, drama, symposia, Bible quiz Bible Quiz, also known as Bible Bowl, is a competition between teams representing individual churches. Various Protestant denominations, plus a handful of independent groups, sponsor these competitions. , free vacation schools, etc, reach out to students in secondary schools and teacher training colleges, with a special outreach to teachers in these institutions, with a view to:
2.7c(i) leading them to a personal encounter with the Saviour, Lord Jesus Christ, through repentance and faith in the vicarious sacrifice he procured on the cross of Calvary with his blood.
2.7c(ii) leading Christian students in the school into deeper knowledge and Christian experiences with the Lord Jesus Christ.
2.7c(iii) acquaint students with the gracious means of living holy, healthy, happy, balanced and fruitful Christian lives in their environment.
2.7c(iv) getting them involved in practically fulfilling the Great Commission of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
2.7c(v) acquaint students with the basic Bible principles of success to help them make a habit of succeeding in their academic work, life career and endeavours.
2.7c(vi) train students to become God-approved Christian leaders in the "ecclesia" (the church universal).
2.7d Deeper Life Children's Outreach (DLCO DLco
diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide. ) -- shall through Bible studies, literature, films, drama, youth camps, rallies, picnics, Bible quiz, etc, reach out to pupils in primary schools with a view to:
2.7d(i) leading them into personal encounter with the Lord Jesus Christ through repentance and faith in the vicarious sacrifice he procured on the cross of Calvary with his blood.
2.7d(ii) training them to become useful members of the family, inculcating in them the virtues of good citizenship and developing their intellectual ability.
2.7e Deeper Life World Missions (DLWM) -- shall reach out to all nations of the world by:
2.7e(i) sending out evangelists, missionaries and other workers.
2.7e(ii) holding crusades, seminars, conferences, retreats, conventions and any other meetings.
2.7e(iii) distributing gospel literature in tracts, books, booklets, magazines, study guides, tapes and any other materials.
2.7e(iv) proclaiming the gospel through radio, television and any other means of communication.
2.7f International Bible Training Centre/College (IBTC IBTC International Boatbuilding Training College
IBTC India Business and Technology Consortium
IBTC International Business Travellers' Club
IBTC I Blame The Cannabis
IBTC Imus Business and Technological College
IBTC Investment Bank Trust & Company ) -- shall:
2.7f(i) train ministers from all over the world to professional and degree level and offer Bible correspondence courses, hold seminars, conferences, refresher courses for pastors, lay ministers and other church workers.
2.7f(ii) develop soul winners, church planters, character builders, full-time ministers, fruit-bearing preachers of the full gospel The Full Gospel movement within Protestant Christianity places special emphasis on the gifts of the Holy Spirit and in that God wills for his children to be prosperous in all areas of their lives:
2.7g Deeper Life Church Aid Ministries (DLCAM) -- shall endeavour to assist other churches, ministries and para-church groups in the preaching of the undiluted word of God in its entirety without fear or favour to all creatures in Nigeria, Africa and the whole world, through proper planning, hard work, sacrifice and service with humility and through cooperation with other labourers in the gospel. It shall therefore be concerned with reaching out to other churches and their leaders to foster mutual love, unity and fellowship. Its main objective is the total evangelisation of Nigeria, Africa, the developing world and the entire world. To achieve this, DLCAM shall organise:
2.7g(i) national ministers' conferences for general overseers/superintendents, pastors, evangelists, ministers' wives and key church workers.
2.7g(ii) national workers retreats for ministers and workers of co-operating churches seriously committed to the total evangelisation of the world.
2.7g(iii) international church growth conferences, workshops and seminars for ministers of the churches in Nigeria, the developing world and the whole world.
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