Genesis 1:1-2:3 – The Beginning of the Story of God and His Creation

HEART PREPARATION Imagine you are one of the people of Israel when the book of Genesis was being written. You are with Moses after coming out of Egypt where there was a god for almost every concept imaginable. In Egypt, there was a god for love and a god for wisdom, a god for the […]

Posted on: August 27, 2015 - 10:00PM

The Church Is On Mission Together – Evangelism

Ultimately, our motive in evangelism must be a desire to see God glorified. This was the end of all of the Lord Jesus’ actions (see John 17). Again and again throughout Ezekiel we read the phrase “then they will know that I am the LORD” as God’s explanation for his actions with his disobedient people […]

Posted on: August 20, 2015 - 10:00PM

The Church Scatters Together – Biblical Discipleship – Matthew 28:18-20

What is biblical discipleship? Of all the questions Christians need to wrestle with, this is one of the most important. Being disciples of Jesus gets to the very core of who we are and what we should be doing with our lives. Disciples are called to follow Christ, and following him means helping others follow […]

Posted on: August 13, 2015 - 10:00PM

The Church Multiplies Together – Acts 9:1-3

Disciple-making doesn’t just happen because a church exists and people show up. It is a deliberate process. Considering the modifying participles of “going . . . baptizing . . . teaching” help us recognize this process. It must include evangelizing (going to new people and new places), establishing (baptizing new believers and teaching obedience), and […]

Posted on: August 6, 2015 - 10:00PM