The Gospel of Luke
The Women Who Supported Jesus - Luke 8:1-3 INTRO: Support ministry is critical to the mission. Even or especially in a military setting, I wonder what small percentage of mission success is actually due to the final activity in the heat of battle versus all the preparation and underlying support that…
Strengthen the Faith of Committed Servants that Brings Glory to God. 19 But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dead. 20 But while the disciples stood around him, he got up and entered the city. The…
Introduction: Recap of series and introduce today’s focus. Elders, shepherding members. The origin of elders. Throughout the new Testament there are basically two words that are used interchangeably to describe the office of elder. Acts 20:28 , I Timothy 3:2 , Titus 1:7 (Episkopos, overseer, shepherd,…
Big Idea: Jesus addresses our motivation behind our generosity. We have to recognize the immediate daily tension of the underlying reasons of why we seek Jesus and why we choose to follow Him. Our hope is to move from the perspective of Christianity that begins with the idea of “what about me,” then…
What makes a local church a church ? Is it simply where two or three are gathered? 20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.” If so, then every Christian home would be a church. A church always has some form of organization . 23 So when they had appointed…
In this do-it-yourself world do we really need pastors or elders? The truth is, real people with real needs, need real servants and real examples. We are recruited to make Jesus known with the help of church leaders. // To find out more about Involve Church, please visit involvechurch.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome... Introduction… Continuing our series on what is the church Every week I’m more compelled for the need to cover this topic, because the church as God designed it is largely under attack. I’ve said it each week so far and will continue to argue that... Understanding church (ecclesiology) is foundational…