Amplifying Christ

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A community being made beautiful

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The concept of marriage is common in our culture but often it is understood as merely a sentimental soppy love song style relationship or a cold legal commitment.  The Bible’s vision of marriage however is stunningly high and cuts through both sentimentality and legalities.  The reason it is so high is because He created it […]

Community that participates in the gospel

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Over the last two weeks we have seen what the role of leaders in the church is but this week we move on to look at what the role of every Christian is in the church.  What motivates you to come to church services?  Is a sense that you are the gatekeeper of how you […]

Gospel saturated leadership

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Last week we saw that God’s plan for the church was for elders to be the leading group.  This was because they were the ones who pointed the sheep to their great shepherd Jesus.  This week we see what the life of one of these elders needs to look like and how a church should […]

Community led by the Gospel

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Thoughts on church leadership are many and varied.  In our heart of hearts we feel that we should be looking at the New Testament to discover who should lead the church but when we do we can easily get confused.  There we see the unique group of men, the Apostles, leading the church and having […]

Community that makes disciples

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The Great Commission is one of the most famous commands of Jesus Christ and yet if we are to be honest we have to acknowledge that for some reason the church has struggled to keep it.  But we have to see that this command was given by Jesus off the back of the most amazing […]

Community that preaches the gospel to one another

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The call to love one another is as old as Christianity itself.  Jesus said that it is how the world will know that we are His disciples.  What what does it really mean for the church to love one another?  As we examine Romans 12 we will see that the kind of community Jesus is […]

Community that worships through the gospel

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Worship… one of those easily spoken but hard to explain terms that gets thrown about all the time in church.  And yet worship is probably the definitive call of God on our lives… He longs for our worship… our devotion… our love… heart, soul and strength!  When we think of “an awesome worship time” we […]

Community that makes the gospel visible

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Church… It is a concept that can evoke many varied ideas and emotions.  From those who loathe church maybe because of the way they were treated in the past… to those who find joy, life and purpose in the church… to those who just see it as a monument to a bygone era in the […]