Sports teams, like churches, get stuck in the routine, predictable, and comfortable. So do pastors. Focus on forces of innovation. The Lord is not done with us yet. This is the seasons of dreams, visions, and faithful action.
How important is it to love God and to love others? How important to change the world? What is at stake for the church: God's strategy for the redemption of the world is founded on Jesus Christ, but is then centered on communities of believers, who, in the sharing of their faith, love, service, time, and finances,
change the world.
Let's expect that of our partnership together, promoting the God of extravagant grace and, in the name of Jesus, welcoming all those who are being led home. The stakes are very high. The grace of God is extravagantly abundant. The opportunity is ripe for a season of revival, renewal, and re-engagement in the Jesus mission.
Gospel Truth is a four-part series that unpacks John 3:16 in terms of the nature of God, the necessity and provision of atonement, the possibility of conversion, and the opportunity to be a partner with God in the redemption of the world.