a 5-Star Church (anniversary message)
“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
-President Theodore Roosevelt
A 5-star church is a church where:
Everyone is WELCOME
Everyone CAN be SAVED.
2 Peter 3:9
Everyone has SOMETHING to OFFER.
“Most people need serving experiences in which they can exercise their spiritual muscles.”
-Pastor Rick Warren
Everyone must ENGAGE in the MISSION.
“World-class Christians know they are saved to serve and made for a mission. They are eager to receive a personal assignment and excited about the privilege of being used by God…Their joy, confidence, and enthusiasm are contagious because they know they’re making a difference.”
2 ways you can engage in the mission of this church:
Week one: from reaching to making
DEFINING A DISCIPLE:
What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus?
We find 3 important attributes of a disciple.
And I will MAKE you.
2 Corinthians 3:17-28
FISHERS of Men.
So a true disciple of Jesus is someone who…
1. Is following Christ (Head);
2. Is being changed by Christ (Heart);
3. Is committed to the mission of Christ (Hands).
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