Building the need

Lead the Way; Invite all People; Believe for the Future; Equip the Saints Last week, we talked about the need to be connected with other people, this week we will talk about how we should relate to one another/treat one another in these relationships that we are making. Let’s set the foundation for this week […]

L.I.F.E.

L.I.F.E. Leading the Way.  Inviting all People.  Believing for the future, Equipping the Saints. Missional Analysis People with no faith will reject God’s plan and mission, and thus reject their very purpose in life –to be reconciled to God and to act as reconcilers. They will also reject the community God has created through mission. […]

Called, History, Community

Called to Repentance through the Gospel Acts 2:22-41 (ESV) 22″Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with mighty works and wonders and signs that God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know— 23this Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge […]

Confusion into Clarity

Gospel Response The gospel – the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus – is the in-breaking of God’s plan and mission into human history. When we accept the gospel, we are united to both God’s mission of reconciling all things to himself and to the church, which is God’s agent for that reconciliation. Thus, the […]

Fallen Condition

Fallen Condition Focus Because we are sinful, fallen creatures, we live according to our own plan and even at times act antagonistically against God’s plan. At other times, we yearn for the outcomes of God’s plan (e.g., world peace, reconciliation, etc) but try and find those outcomes through our own means apart from God’s plan. […]