Building Bridges

The Heart of the Gospel

April 25, 2021

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In each of the first five books of the New Testament, God inspired the writers to record Jesus’ command to go share what he has done. Though how we share may be as unique as those in our lives, the heart of our witness will likely be similar. On April 25, 2021 we will examine the heart of the good news by following the flow of several scriptures that express God’s plan of salvation and be challenged to personalize our witness to best meet those in our lives where they are. Please join us in reading John 3 in preparation for this message: The Heart of the Gospel. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Into All the World

April 11, 2021

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We’re likely familiar as Christians with Jesus’ command in the book of Matthew to go and make disciples of all nations. In fact, not only Matthew but each of the first five books of the New Testament record a similar statement. We often shy away from following Jesus’ command. On April 11, 2021 we will examine the two most common reasons and be challenged to utilize our current friendships as bridges across which to invite our unchurched friends into a relationship with Jesus. Please join us in reading Matthew 28 in preparation for this message: Into All the World. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Neighborhood Bridges

March 28, 2021

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Is it possible that we aren’t reaching our neighbors for Christ because we struggle to identify where the Spirit is creating opportunity? Like a good fishing guide, the Spirit helps us recognize where God is already at work in the lives of our neighbors. On March 28, 2021 we will be challenged to follow the lead of the Spirit as we learn various strategies for introducing our unchurched neighbors to Jesus. Please join us in reading Luke 10 in preparation for this message: Neighborhood Bridges. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Building Open Homes

March 7, 2021

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Often, we think of our home as a little oasis from the hustle and bustle of life. Yet is it possible that our homes are an untapped resource that might strengthen our witness for Christ. On March 7, 2021 we will be challenged to utilize our homes to reach the unchurched around us as part of our strategy as we share what Jesus has done in our lives. Please join us in reading Acts 18 in preparation for this message: Building Open Homes. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Building Living Examples

February 28, 2021

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God has given us, as His children, examples to follow. In our elders, teachers, and pastors, God brings His word to life for us all to mimic. On February 28, 2021 we will examine what God tells our spiritual leaders about living for Him. Then, strive to emulate their godly example in our own lives for others to follow, introducing them to Jesus. Please join us in reading 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5 in preparation for this message: Building Living Examples. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Building Up Bridge Builders

February 21, 2021

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Who are we to introduce people to a relationship with Jesus? All of us have been broken and are struggling with our past in some way. Yet, in our brokenness, we are called on to share our witness with those around us. How can we though? On February 21, 2021 we will accept the call to help others heal, as we come broken in need of healing to Jesus’ beautiful bride, the church. Please join us in reading Ephesians chapter 3 in preparation for this message: Building Up Bridge Builders Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Coming Together to Build

February 14, 2021

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One of the greatest deterrents to the good news of Jesus are His followers who fight and bicker. The world watches as Christians attack one another over our fringe beliefs, and they see little difference between a life in Christ and a life without Him. The question is: Are we the kind of people Jesus commissioned to go into all the world? On February 14, 2021 we will learn to be people who can build effective bridges into the world for Christ. Please join us in reading Acts chapter 2 in preparation for this message: Coming Together to Build. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Bridges of Understanding

February 7, 2021

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Effective witness begins where people are in their lives. One of the challenges of evangelism is understanding the felt needs of those around us and meeting those needs. Thus, building bridges for their greatest problem to be met with the good news of Christ. On February 7, 2021 we will learn to be more sensitive to the needs of those around us to build bridges for the gospel to meet their greatest need. Please join us in reading Matthew chapter 25 in preparation for this message: Bridges of Understanding. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Creating New Bridges

January 31, 2021

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When we came to know Jesus, we began a gradual journey of transformation to become more like Him each day. Though we are different than those in the world, we are called to reach out to them with the love Christ. On January 31, 2021 we will find that being like Christ involves building bridges for the unchurched to come to know Him and be challenged to discover new ways to reach those around us for Jesus. Please join us in reading 1 Corinthians chapter 9 in preparation for this message: Creating New Bridges. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Breaking Barriers

January 24, 2021

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Our lives are filled with boundaries. Some are meant to protect us. Others offer us a sense of freedom. Unfortunately, as Christians, we sometimes create unnecessary boundaries, so we don’t appear sinful. On January 24, 2021 we will overcome the Christian cultural barriers that hinder our witness to the unchurched by following the example of Jesus of joining the deceived in their lives while avoiding what is truly outside God’s will. Please join us in reading 1 Thessalonians chapter 5 in preparation for this message: Breaking Barriers. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Simple Beauty

January 17, 2021

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We often think of evangelism as something complex and we’re too intimidated to share our faith. Yet, Scripture reveals us as a simple bride who draws her beauty from her groom. On January 17, 2021 we will recognize the simple beauty of our witness and be challenged to share how we received what we have in Christ. Please join us in reading Ephesians 5 and Ezekiel 16 in preparation for this message: Simple Beauty. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.

Building Bridges

January 10, 2021

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If Jesus had first appeared today, what would we have thought of the relationships into which He chose to invest? Since Christ consistently cultivated relationships with sinful people, as His followers, shouldn’t we do the same? On January 10, 2021 we will debunk several misconceptions we may have about evangelism to bring clarity as to how we can reach our friends for Jesus. Please join us in reading Luke 15 in preparation for this message: Building Bridges. Click on the image to listen. Click on the Facebook logo to watch.