A brief review of three viewpoints on predestination and a grace oriented response to deal with differences.
“It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for.”
Our long-term vision to be a multiplying church is rooted in having a “right now” vision of the Harvest in front of us.
We have been empowered by the Holy Spirit to be Effective Witnesses of Christ, proclaiming and enacting the Gospel of the Kingdom to our own mission fields.
putting Jesus’ teachings into practice, we are freed from our old lives as we passionately pursue Kingdom Righteousness.
Our success in fulfilling the Great Co-Mission to Make Disciples begins with building relationships with unchurched friends and inviting them to walk the Disciple’s Trail with us.
Jesus calls us to be his disciples so that we will lead others to be his disciples.
Compassion is triggered by seeing what Jesus sees and the way he sees it, and responding immediately with appropriate resources.
Following in the steps of Jesus, we are to sacrificially give away our lives for the sake of others – meeting the needs of the least of these.
God Himself is the Shepherd that not only pursues us with His goodness and mercy, but leads us into His presence wherever we are. He dwells with us.
In prayer and praise, it is appropriate to engage our whole being – mind and body, soul and spirit – in direction our affections toward God in anticipation of a powerful encounter with His presence.
During the Deep Season, through a variety of spiritual practices, we’re trusting God to honor His promise: “…when you get serious about finding me and want it more than anything else, I’ll make sure you won’t be disappointed.”