Why CLA?

First, there are so many in our church and in our city who need a shepherd. They need to be discipled and led by someone who is willing to lead them into a deeper understanding of what it means to truly follow Jesus. “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.” Second, we recognize that our ability to be a multiplying church (with a vision of 100 churches in 10 years) will not be possible unless we are consistently developing high-level leaders who are willing to give their lives to disciple-making and God’s mission.

What will CLA look like?

It’s a 5-month commitment, meeting every Tuesday night from 7:00pm – 8:15pm. It is not a lecture or content-driven class as much as a leadership cohort. Together, we will read books, have discussions, and help each other expand our leadership capacity. This goes beyond the realm of the church and will make you a more effective disciple, spouse, mother/father, employee, business person, etc. You will be challenged, but by the end of this 5-month journey you will be a better equipped disciple and leader, who is ultimately able to: LEAD YOURSELF. LEAD A TEAM.

We are taking this step for several reasons but nothing better describes the heart behind CLA more than what Jesus said to his disciples in Matthew 9:36-37:

“When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.”

Contact jim@citychurchtulsa.com for more information about CLA