A Church That Moves

911 was called to a local church where a member had a heart attack and died in their pew. The emergency workers carried out 17 people before they found the one who was actually dead. Many churches today seem more like a morgue than a church. They somehow became a religious social club for the goodie-goodies, rather than a spiritual hospital for hurting people who need healed. Jesus didn’t die so that we could keep salvation for ourselves. He didn’t establish a church so that its members could sit there and feel self-righteous in some kind of religious wax museum.
Jesus created His church to DO SOMETHING. In this study series, we’ll discover what it is that He created us to do and accomplish. A church that is stagnant and complacent is not being what Jesus created us to be..
If the previous paragraph sounds like a bunch of griping, let’s acknowledge that griping doesn’t accomplish anything to change the status quo. This series of sermons is designed to challenge us to “get moving” and show us where to move. Don’t miss this series.

Opportunities to Take

Ephesians 5:15 Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.

Have you ever noticed that when conversation turns to a subject like “opportunity”, people begin to talk about the past? We focus on the opportunities we missed along the…

Dangers to Avoid

In our previous message, we discussed Ignorance, Apathy, Unbelief, and Sin as the enemies of the Church that is moving and really on a mission for Christ. This week we will look at some of the dangers to avoid as we move forward. These can halt a church in its tracks, in spite of our…

Enemies to Defeat

Christ’s Church has been attacked throughout history. We were attacked by the Pharisees, Scribes, and Sadducees. There was the Roman persecution when Christians were actually thrown to be devoured by lions unless they would deny Christ. In Pakistan and Muslim countries, Christians are now beheaded (even children) if they won’t deny their faith. In our…

A CHURCH MAKING A DIFFERENCE

911 was called to a local church where a member had a heart attack and died in their pew. The emergency workers carried out 17 people before they found the one who was actually dead. Many churches today seem more like a morgue than a church. They somehow became a religious social club for the…