Summary: God’s mercy is the key part of a Christian’s commitment to God. In return, we are to show mercy to others. Christian life is marked by transformation and growth in discernment and understanding.
Summary: Every church needs to be led. How does someone with the gift of leadership lead the church the way God wants them to? How can leaders avoid hurting God's church? And how can a leader be sure they're leading the church the way they should?
Summary: "Seven things you can become" - These are good things you want to be "That don't necessarily cost money" So we can afford to develop them "That can help meet the needs of others" - And that is important! (Powerpoints available - #179)
Summary: God trusts us to help each other and work together with our brothers and sisters in Christ to do his work in our hurting world. The body of Christ can accomplish great things when we work together to fulfill the mission and vision God has given us.
Summary: You are not one in one million. You are one in 6-and-a-half billion. There is nobody else like you on the face of the planet, and there is nobody else like you in this body. You are a unique member of the body of Christ.
Summary: One source of frustration in the church is that people are trying to do the wrong ministry, play the wrong instrument. That is tragic. But do you know what is even worse than that is having your instrument, but refusing to play it.
Summary: God is a giver. God gives to you all the time. God gives you grace. Mercy. Forgiveness. He has given you Jesus. His Holy Spirit. He provides for you. Now, His Holy expectation is that you will use what you've been given to bless others.