Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 214 views
The Sonic restaurant in Raymore, Missouri hopes to give their customers a little something extra by including verses from the Bible with their food. The store used to print the verses on customer’s receipts, but a recent software upgrade eliminated that possibility. In order to continue the tradition,…
John Leffler • Illustration • • 123 views
Transcript It is always very difficult knowing how to explain what I do when people ask me. I’m a Cannon in the Church of England. But if I say that, people don’t know what I’m talking about. So I try to be a little bit creative. I was sitting next to a lady in an airplane at Heathrow Airport. And I…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 38 views
In his book, Church is a Team Sport: A Championship Strategy for Doing Ministry Together, Jim Putman writes, “the church is supposed to be a collection of transformed individuals molded by God into a team.” --Church is a Team Sport, 66. Illustration by Jim L. Wilson and Wilson Tsoi The biblical imagery…
Charles Fombelle • Sermon • • 25 views • 1:17:45
True and Proper Worship 1. The mission is a statement of what the church is supposed to be doing, while the vision is a snapshot or picture of it. 2. The mission is used for planning where the church is going; the vision is used for communicating where the church is going. 3. A mission statement must…
What a great day to be together. I’m excited and I hope you are as well. We’re here for a reason, and that is… well, it’s sort of like half-time, and I’m hoping that I might be able to help get you excited about our potential future with God as our leader. Since it’s reformation Sunday, I thought I would…
Lifeless? The Dead Sea in all its beauty…no life…barren wasteland. The SBC, the US’s largest protestant denomination closes 1,000 local churches every year. Factor in all the protestant denominations in the US and we’re looking at a number over 4,000. Sure, there are numbers on the other side that account…
Taboo: Talking About the Things We Don't Talk About
Do you have questions over gender equality, identity and orientation? How does God's order of creation effect our understanding of gender roles and responsibilities? Which roles and responsibilities are a matter of culture and which are biblically non-cultural? // To find out more about Involve Church, please visit involvechurch.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 18 views
NBA MVP, Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry led his team to an historic championship. Curry became just the sixth player in NBA history to win his first MVP and first title in the same season. He also made waves for a record-breaking 98 three-point shots during the playoffs. Curry often…
This Sunday we will be ordaining Stephen Blacksmith to the ministries Jesus Christ has called him to. But what is ordination? How does it work? Who is selected and how? These are all legitimate questions, especially in light of the varying opinions and confusion that has surrounded ordination over the years.
The Call, The Vision, The Mission The church’s vision is what the church will look like in the next five to ten years of its life as it accomplishes the mission. A Vision Statement, is not a statement describing what a certain ministry is now, but rather a Vision Statement asserts what those in the ministry…
Literature of the Bible
Using the gospel presentation to understand God’s story of redemption and how each type plays a part in either introducing the problem, the solution, and the new life.
Intentional & Aligned, ON PURPOSE - Mission, Vision, Values
Shel Boese • Pilgrim Church • Sermon • • 12 views • 46:13
Join us for our series ON PURPOSE about our mission, vision, and values at Pilgrim Church, "What do we see?"