Better Together: Becoming the Church

Anchor Passage: Ephesians 4:32
The Big Idea: When dreams become painful, forgiveness can soothe the pain.

     1. God allowed Adam and Eve to participate in how their relationship with him would be          decided. They failed!

     2. The Old Testament path towards restoration: Forgiveness

     3. The New Testament Story; continued
     4. Why is it important to remember what God did through Jesus?
     5. What happens when we forget to remember?

Anchor Passage: Acts 11:1-18
The Big Idea: Pursue diversity in God's Church

     1. We must fight the drift towards segregation.

     2. We must celebrate uniqueness of the individual.

     3. We must remind ourselves that the Gospel is for everyone.

Anchor Passage: 1 Corinthians 4:1-8
The Big Idea: Be Generous with more than just your money.

     1. BE generous with your TIME.

     2. Be generous with your TALENTS and ABILITIES.

     3. BE generous with your TIME.

Anchor Passage: Psalm 27:1-14
The Big Idea: May you desire God above all else!

     1. Let prayer be an OVERFLOW of your heart.

     2. TRUST God always.

     3. DESIRE God more than your prayer.