Summary: Francis of Assisi said “Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.” This message as an encouraging reminder to let our action speak about our faith.
Re-discovering the Mission of The Church
Opening: Extreme Home Makeover
… Families who have fallen victim to circumstances beyond their control that truly affects their home or the condition of their home
1. The Challenge to the Modern Church
Getting people involved
What inspires people today is not how much money we throw at a problem
Rather – how we help others in need
This is how Jesus drew followers
Gift to the World – in Life of Jesus Christ
Eternal Life – a better way in living in this life.
Brand new Truck/Purse
2. Leaving a Legacy
What will we be known for?
What we had – Car, money, possessions, career, sporting achievements
What we did we with our life, serving others.
Richard Martin – Depression Days
What will be our bake sale, our legacy for generations to come?
3. Over Coming Obstacles
Priorities – Some things that are good for you don’t necessarily always taste good
Life – Chocolate vs. Peas and Carrots
Ignorance – ignoring the needs
Fear – Lack of Courage
Faith = Stepping out
Francis of Assisi, “Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words”