'Ephesians' tagged posts

Connected Through Prayer

Prologue: It’s important to pray for one another – and certainly for those in positions of leadership in the church. God, in ways we don’t always understand fully, chooses to work through the prayers of believer Media: “The Skinny on Prayer” via YouTube. Prayer is not forced, not a list of “things to do,” not…

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…

“Sticks and Stones May…”

Prologue: Connected: Lesson 4 – How to be An Effective Communicators History of the nursery rhyme – “Sticks and Stones” is an English language children’s rhyme. It persuades the child victim of name-calling to ignore the taunt, to refrain from physical retaliation, and to remain calm and good-natured. (1862 – Wikipedia) Today’s lesson is reference…

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…