1. WE EXIST FOR THE GLORY OF GOD. 2. GOD IS GLORIFIED THROUGH CHRIST AS HIS GOSPEL IS PROCLAIMED,BELIEVED, AND OBEYED,TRANSFORMING THE BELIEVER TO BECOME LIKE CHRIST. 3. THE HOLY SPIRIT CREATES A NEW KIND OF COMMUNITY THAT REFLECTS CHRIST TO THE WORLD. 4. MEMBERS OF THIS COMMUNITY DEVELOP OTHERS TO THRIVE ACCORDING TO GOD’S DESIGN. 5. A CHRIST-CENTERED COMMUNITY SEEKS THE GOOD OF ITS COMMUNITY THROUGH HOSPITALITY, WORK, AND SERVICE, FOR THE GLORY OF GOD.
June 23, 2019
Ephesians 3: 14-21
June 23, 2019 • Pastor Phil Burggraff • Praying Our Convictions
March 1, 2020
Series: Glory + Grace :: • March 1, 2020
March 1, 2020
Unit 30 Session 4 • March 1, 2020
Bible Passage: Acts 16: 11-34 Main Point: Paul and Silas told the jailer, "Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved." Key Passage: Acts 1:8 Big Picture Question: How do people hear about Jesus? God uses Christians to tell others about Jesus so they may repent and be saved.
February 23, 2020
Series: Glory + Grace :: Transformed Water, Worship, and Mission • February 23, 2020 • Pastor Phil Burggraff
Theme: Transformed Water, Worship, and Mission Passage: John 4:1–42 Notice what his encounter with a Samaritan woman teaches us about Jesus: 1. Jesus provides water that eternally satisfies (7–14). 2. Jesus sees and knows our predicament (15–18). 3. Jesus represents the place in which true worship occurs (19–26). 4. Jesus calls his followers to see the mission field God has prepared for them (27–38). 5. Jesus truly is the Savior of the world (39–42). Sermonic Theme: Those transformed by glory and grace focus their worship on God’s work through his Son by carrying out his mission of pointing any and all people to Jesus. Application Questions: • What stood out to you about Jesus from this story? How can you apply what you see of Jesus into your own life? • What does Jesus’s statement about worship in vv. 19–24 teach us worship isn’t and is? How might this affect your own worship or involvement in corporate worship? • Like the disciples (vv. 27–34), how are you blind at times to what is spiritually going on? In what ways does this passage convict you about your involvement in God’s mission? • From this passage, what encourages you to carry out the mission of pointing people to Jesus?