The League of Nations was created after World War 1. Nations agreed to collaborate together to seek peace by providing a way for other nations to resolve disputes.
The National Football League provides the structure that empowers teams to be created and play football together in the United States. The league provides the rules of play, referees who govern on the field during team play, identifies the different roles on each team such as coach, quarterback, wide receiver, guard, defensive end, defensive tackle, linebacker, etc. Each team has an offense and a defense. Some players play both and others do not. Each team is self governing, self funding and unique yet they choose to play together and the league empowers them to do that.
League means agreement. In scripture the Hebrew word translated covenant most frequently can also properly be translated confederacy of league. Leagues are used for all kinds of sports. Leagues are most often identified by a sport, a territory, and or a group they serve. The Pop Warner League empowers cities and towns to form a football league for youth starting at age 5. As the leagues mature the skill and investment increases until they become financially self sufficient and in the case of some professional leagues prosperous.
Hear the Parables of the League of Nations & the National Football Leagues
1Church1Day and the Ambassador and Kingdom Leagues are like the National Football League. These leagues empower a nation, state, province, county, city, region, network or local church to form teams. Instead of football the teams are focused on transforming their community by building Jesus' house of prayer for all nations and re-presenting His gospel of the kingdom. Hence, football is not the main focus but rather building our heavenly Father's house of prayer for all nations and re-presenting His gospel of the kingdom is.
Every league has two kinds of teams. There are teams of churches, ministries and people who pray and there are teams of leaders who form councils representing the 7 spheres of society or 7 mountains. Any large church, city, town, region, county, province, state or nation can have a league.
An Ambassador League is used to start and requires love, vision, a passion to see that community transformed and a little technology. The Kingdom League is a more mature league with a greater investment in technology and people overseeing the league. Both share the same goals, strategy, and values. The tools and the names of each league will be different as a Kingdom League will have their own 1Church1Day Community Transformation System with a Leadership Dashboard, apps and a web-portal serving their league and the leaders will give their league a unique name. That name helps identify the territory, network, region or people they are called to serve. An Ambassador League will use time tested tools of which the technology is built upon.
The 1Church1Day strategy is like the football that every team uses. The regular coordinated 24/7 prayer is facilitated as one church or ministry takes responsibility for a day of prayer each month. This is part of our defensive strategy as we co-labor together to build a wall of prayer and set a watch like Nehemiah did.
The teams of leaders who have formed into councils are like the coaches and quarterbacks who design and call offensive plays. In 1Church1Day they also help determine the metrics used to determine if the prayer and action strategy was effective. This is similar to a football team scoring a touchdown or an extra point. It's the way we can determine how well the teams are doing and impacting their community or sphere. The Church leaders serve as referees ensuring that we are all playing in accordance with the rules and the Bible serves as the league rule book. It governs what is acceptable and what is not as teams work and play together.
Each team will have the same roles filled by different people. Therefore each team and each league will be unique.
1Church1Day is like a sports league. The Ambassador League is where everyone starts. It's like the Pop Warner League. It requires the least investment and it is the most flexible. One kingdom minded individual who has caught the vision for what 1Church1Day can do for their church, network, denomination, community, town, city, region, province, state or nation can start an ambassador league. It's the pioneering stage that lays the foundation for the future. This league uses tools we've proven over the last two decades.
A Kingdom League is like the National Football League. The players involved are mature and proven. They can afford better equipment and training for they produce greater results in the 7 spheres of society. Their increased provision provides them more resources for personnel, systems such as the 1Church1Day Community Prayer Transformation System which includes a Leadership Dashboard for their league with 1Church1Day apps connected to that dashboard and their own web portal for this system.