Sunday Preview for September 9, 2018

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” – Matthew 7:24 Our fall sermon series, A Church Worth Talking About – 1 Thessalonians for Today, continues this Sunday with a look at 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12.  We’ll see how a healthy church begins with a firm foundation poured by competent and faithful messengers. Remember that Christian Education classes resume this Sunday!  For the Adult Class, we will have the first of several interviews with members of our congregation.  Each week we will explore a different […]

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Sunday Preview for September 2, 2018

In God’s eyes, what makes a church worth talking about?  A small group?  A family?  An individual Christian?  What qualities need to be present in order to say that spiritual health and vitality are present? This week’s passage, 1 Thessalonians 1:4-10, reveals a checklist that Paul, Silas, and Timothy used to gauge the life of a church.  Not surprisingly, they measured health based on how the people were receiving the Gospel and whether they were sharing the Gospel.  Where are we hitting these marks?  Where can we do better?  Just like the church at Thessalonica, we have many reasons to be encouraged and also great […]

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