Safer-with-the-Church (Ephesians 4:11-16)

Key idea: The church is essential to us, and we are essential to the church. I. The Church is Essential to Us The picture we are given is that the church consists of believers transformed by the Gospel of Christ (chapters 1-3), united around the person of Christ (4:13), ministering the truths of Christ (4:15), so […]

Episode 44: Strengthening and Growing Community

“As a church family, we have to fight the pressures of the culture and the deceitfulness of our hearts that tell us not to get too close right now and not to share too much right now. But if we are truly to love one another and look out for their greatest good, then we […]

Episode 43: What is the Church? A Worshiping Community

“There is a healthy discontentment that we should feel about the way things are. We should long to be together. We should long to be with our church family. A family that has to spend a long time apart from one another should never feel like that’s normal or healthy. But more than we should […]