John the Baptist was the first preacher of the gospel (the good news). Out of the wilderness John preached repentance, preparing the way for Jesus. Study the themes present as well as what we can learn from John's ministry.
What was needed to prepare for the coming Messiah - Jesus - the priority of the gospel? Out of the wilderness, out of barrenness, God was bringing something new. Often we fail to prepare for what God wants to bring into the church and into our lives. Let our response be: make a straight path for HIM!
The Gospel message centers around LOVE. Loving each other was a foundational truth for the people of the early church and should be for us too. Let's endeavor to bring life and peace to the world around us through love. This series corresponds with our Love Boldly Life Group campaign. Find a group.
For His Glory Part 2 - Missions Sunday w/ Supt. of the AG Doug Clay
Jesus came to seek and save that which was lost. Every person bears the image of God and has the capacity to have the opportunity to hear and receive the good news of salvation. Examining the model for missions Jesus gives us in his interaction with Zacchaeus.