In Ephesians 4:17-32, Paul rattles of a list of sins and lifestyle choices that conform to the kingdom of Jesus! How are we to think about being a community full of people on a journey toward the kingdom and how might this messy life challenge our perceptions of reality?
In part two of our look at Ephesians 4:11-16, pastor Luke continued our series, The Panoramic Life: Ephesians for Everyone. We spent time considering the two primary concerns for the church, the outward proclamation of the gospel and the inward enrichment of the church community. What would reimagining the structures and functional leadership roles of the church look like in today's context?
Have you ever wondered what the primary responsibility of church leaders is? According to the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 4:11-16, the focus should be on equipping! In this sermon, pastor Luke shares some thoughts about why this is an important focus of leadership and how it fits into our larger vision as a church that is called to be a resource center, central hub and church planting community!
In Ephesians 4:1-10, Paul provides a great target for churches to aspire toward, grounded in "oneness" and "unity." In this sermon, pastor Luke shares several of the ways that churches can both become and be this type of church!