What does it mean to be a citizen of Christ’s kingdom and be a citizen of the kingdoms of this world? Can a Christian be both? Do we live as a blessing or a curse? And how do we do this when it seems that the world is hostile to our faith. We will learn from the Prophet Jeremiah as he teaches God’s people in exile to live for the good of the nation where God has placed them.
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Second fiddle, second best, second place, second choice. All of us have felt the sting of feeling like we weren't part of the A-team. But theBible makes it clear that God can do world-changing work through the unexpected people of the world. Don't miss one week of our fun summer series as we look at how God uses more than just the A-team. You may feel like you are on the B-TEAM but with God you can change the world.
How does God plan to deal with the problems facing our world. What is God’s plan for caring for the poor, and raising kids and healing the racial divide? These are questions Christian have been facing since the founding of the church. From the books Acts we will see God’s answer. We are God’s plan A (and there is no plan B.) God is working through the church and to address the needs of the world. Don’t miss your part in God’s plans!
For almost 2000 years, God’s church has kept following Jesus, making disciples and reaching the whole world and teaching everyone to Love God and Love Others. And for 150 years, the outpost of God’s church called First Christian Church has done the same. It's your story because we get to celebrate the legacy of God’s people and it is your story because we are the ones who must continue the story into the future that God has prepared for us.
Have you seen the headlines? You favorite team lost, the government is in gridlock and we are still concerned about health and home. It can be hard to find good news. But there is still one voice that speak louder than todays paper. The same messengers God sent to the shepherds are still announcing the truth to anyone who is listen. Because of Christmas, there is. GOOD NEWS of GREAT JOY for ALL PEOPLE.
Navigating the roads just gets easier and easier. We no longer study maps, we just tell out phones where we want to go. But sometimes in life, we find ourselves on a journey where the GPS can’t guide us and where there is no map. But the testimony of God’s people is that God is with us and God sustains us even when our journey is Uncharted.
As the quarantines hits, many of us decided it was a good time to learn something and when you want to learn something you want to learn from a Master. That is what Master class is all about. But in this class, we aren’t learning form a master chef or comedian or filmmaker. We are learning how to live from our Master Christ. Join together as we seek the master teacher in this Master Class.
From the lockdown of prison Paul wrote a letter to the church in Philippi. From this masterpiece we learn how to follow Christ in a way that leads to life and unity and endurance and joy. This message has not faded in its urgency and applicability for today.
If your life were a house, what would it be like? A fixer-upper, in need of just a few small repairs, or mostly curb appeal with hidden problems on the inside? Join us in exploring the realities of our lives and discovering the areas in need of home improvement.