If you’d like a more theological treatment of the topic, Pastor Eric did a training for the staff and made the training available as a PDF.
Key Idea: Pursue wisdom by pursuing Christ. Wisdom: Faithful living informed by biblical thinking. We must pursue Christ for wisdom because: Only Jesus Knows and Reveals God Most Truly Jesus Shows Us the Way to the Good Life
Three ways the Christmas story motivates to be generous with the Gospel Christ came to call outsiders You were an outsider Every unbeliever is an outsider God can save any outsider Christ came to dethrone our false kings Christ came to create worshipers Worship calls for sacrifice Worship calls for submission Worship creates joy
Key idea: Jesus is Immanuel—God with us God With Us in the Past God With Us in Jesus Christ God With Us Now God With Us Forever