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03/17

Living authentically, I am growing, and I am real

Speaker: Don Weaver
Topics: authenticity, being real

We will study the model that Jesus presented to us in washing his disciples feet. We will practice washing feet and hands of our brothers and sisters. We will also be considering the measurable of Pauls reaching future Sauls. Text: John 13: 1-10 , Acts 9:20-21

03/10

Transformation and Discipleship is a noun

Speaker: Al Stoltzfus
Topics: becoming, belonging, discipleship, transformation

Jesus commissioned his disciples to make disciples of all nations (Mt 28:19). This is no minor or insignificant task. It is the main thing. Measure 3 asks, ” Are “Sauls” becoming “Pauls”? The question requires that we sharpen our focus to be very deliberate and intentional about making disciples.  Text: Acts 9:18-19; John 1:43-51

03/03

Faithful obedience and action is normative

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: activity, community, mission, Obedience

Measurable 2 asks “Is Ananias on the road?” This pointed question tests obedience and action to God’s call in mission. As an Anabaptist community, consider why we must be accountable and evidence active engagement around this question.  Text: Acts 9:13-17; Romans 16:25-27

 

02/24

God Still Speaks…Hearing the voice of the Lord in community

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: discernment, hearing, voice

Believing the Holy Spirit still speaks and leads the church, with expectancy we ask, “HOW is God speaking?” This is a very different question than, “IS God speaking?” In Part 2, this series focuses on the gift of community–an Anabaptist faith value and distinctive.  Text: Acts 9:1-12

02/17

Peace, much more than a future idea…taking Jesus’ most difficult words seriously here and now

Speaker: J. Carl Sensenig
Topics: enemies, peacemaker

Jesus is the perfect Lamb of God who gave his life as a sacrifice for our sins. He calls us to receive God’s love and extend God’s love…even to our enemies.  Text: Matthew 5:43-48

02/10

Who Owns My Stuff? Living forward…in everything

Speaker: Al Stoltzfus
Topics: economic discipleship, money, simplicity, stewardship, worry

Allegiance to Jesus and His Kingdom demands that we think clearly about money and who we are trusting for our daily needs. Rather than worry, Jesus invites us to trust in the good provisions of “our heavenly Father” and to live forward as stewards with deliberate generosity.  Text: Matthew 6:19-34

02/03

Pledging Allegiance…to which kingdom? A two-kingdom perspective

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: allegiance, contrast, Witness

Allegiances in Jesus’ day were as real as we face today–same competing loyalties, just a different empire. While in the midst of mixed allegiances, Jesus asks a profound question. Consider how authentic allegiance must square with daily living.  Text:  Matthew 16:13-20

01/27

Faith…in Christ alone? A faith worth dying for

Speaker: Al Stoltzfus
Topics: belief, discipleship, eternal life, transformation

How does a person connect with God? Spiritual cleansing and renewal is required. So, in a costly demonstration of unexpected love, God extends cleansing and new life to all through Jesus. This cleansing and new life is by faith alone. A transforming faith which responds in gratitude to God and shows itself in worship and discipleship.                  Text:  John 3:1-21