5 SIGNS YOUR CHURCH IS HEALTHY
Not every church is healthy, and it doesn’t take long for its sickness to spread.
KILL THE DRAGON. GET THE GIRL.
Jesus is a champion knight who kills the dragon to get his girl.
WE DON’T GO TO CHURCH. WE ARE THE CHURCH.
Say it with me: “The church is the people. The church is the people. The church is the people.”
SHEPHERDS FOLLOWING THE SHEPHERD
The fundamental responsibility of every pastor is to follow Jesus and to lead others into doing the same.
WHO IS THE CHURCH?
The gospel says that Jesus died to create the church (Titus 2:14), who is God’s family.
PASTORS AND TEACHERS
In order to lead well, pastors must be teachers who are well-grounded in the truth.
I’M VISITING YOUR CHURCH THIS SUNDAY
To serve visitors like Jesus requires that we care about them, listen to them, and get to know them.
THE REASON THE CHURCH GATHERS
Churches gather to remember their need and to rejoice in God’s gracious provision through Jesus.
CHURCH AS FAMILY
Healthy churches are families who love, serve, and care for each other.
NO LONE RANGERS
Jesus didn’t die just to rescue individuals, but to create a community who lives for him.
GOD’S PLAN FOR THE CHURCH
If Jesus lived and died to create the church, shouldn’t we know what its purpose is?
COMMUNITIES MAKE DISCIPLES
Making disciples requires more than the effort and skill of one person in order to be accomplished.