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How Paul Saw the Church

Our church is approaching its 40th anniversary. Looking back there have been many changes. People come and go. People pass away and children are born. Pastors come and go. Even locations change. The truth is, although we desire to be constant and stable, change is necessary for survival and effectiveness for reaching the community around…

Connected in Service

Prologue: We are all busy. We’re all short on time. I think we know what our time is precious, but what are we doing with our time? Are we spending it wisely? How do you spend most of your spare time? The Point: Serving in the body of Christ is a wise use of our…

Connected in Unity

Prologue: Team Building Exercise: Boys vs Girls – 40-piece 3D Puzzle. Sharing: What’s the most difficult thing about working with others? Unity within the body of Christ takes work. We don’t always agree but we can set aside out differences, sacrifice our personal comfort, and work together to fulfill our call. Read Ephesians 4:1-6; This…

Unity in Church

Prologue: (Welcome to Superbowl Sunday 2015) Do you belong to a member’s only group/league? – Costco, Gym Membership, soccer league, Golf membership, etc Did you know? – Yellowstone Club has one of the most expensive memberships in the world at $300,000 to join and an annual fee of $30,000 Read Ephesians 2:17-22 a. Paul wrote…