Sermons on Church Mission
Our joy in God is both our worship and our evangelism.
Wisdom is the use of knowledge to reach worthy goals, such as winning outsiders to Christ.
The fact that Jesus was born to a poor couple in a cow stall tells us something about the way God meant to reach the world.
The abiding foundation of our corporate worship is God-centeredness.
Our mission is to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in everything, including choosing where we live.
All Christian relationships have this as their goal: to help each other stay satisfied in God.
When we give ourselves to the work of personal evangelism and world missions, God pours more life into our souls.
A truth stripped of God is not a whole truth and will not guide the church well.
What does building a new worship building have to do with real worship?
It is your sacred duty and joy to praise God continually with your lips.
It's the absence of the centrality of the biblical God in all of life that is leading to the collapse of our civilization.
The mark of living worthily of the gospel is a unified, fearless striving for the faith of the gospel.
We are ruins being rebuilt by the grace of God. And we are here that the rest of men may seek the Lord.
The sovereignty of God over the wills of men doesn't make evangelism unnecessary; it makes it hopeful.
Everyone we lead to Christ is a fulfillment of the promise, "I am God Almighty; be fruitful and multiply."
All things are by his grace because all things are for his glory. The all-sufficient, inexhaustible Giver gets the glory.
Believing that the Bible is the Word of God is a gigantic event in the soul. Therefore God does not leave it merely to man.
Faith works through love. It becomes active and visible in the form of love that people can see.
We exist to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples.
God is worshiped and honored and savored both by fainting for him and by feasting on him.
Jesus Christ has released the merciful power of God by his sin-bearing death; and the Holy Spirit is applying it to our church.
Believing in the supremacy of God leads us to believe in the existence of absolute truth.
Until the wrath of God figures as largely in our worldview as it did for Paul, we will not have the passion for evangelism that he had.