The Cruciform Family (1 Corinthians 1:10-17)

Key idea: Divisions happen when the family of God loses sight of their relationship, their Messiah, and their mission. 1. Divisions happen when the family of God loses sight of their relationship (v. 10). 2. Divisions happen when the family of God loses sight of their Messiah (vv. 11-16). 3. Divisions happen when the family of God loses sight of their mission (v. 17) As a cruciform family, we live in unity As a cruciform family, we mend unity As a cruciform family, we display unity As a cruciform family, we long for......

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Side by Side for the Gospel (Philippians 1:27)

We must understand our lives from the perspective of the ministry of the gospel. Filter #1: We were made for another home The danger: Christians who compartmentalize Christians who are consumer Christians who are convinced that later is ok Christians who cling to privilege Filter #2: We are made for an eternal family Life in Community: We serve one another We seek deeper fellowship We strive for the gospel Filter #3: We are made for a greater mission Mission Statement: we exist to make Gospel-centered disciples who exalt and proclaim Christ....

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