Monday, November 7, 2016

our commitment to sharing Christ continues to grow

Some people have been at The Community since we began more than 10 years ago while others have joined us along the way, and over the next 10 weeks, we will talk history, happenings and future too.  Our commitment continues to be:

John 10:10  NASB
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.

The Community Fellowship exists as a body of believers that desire to demonstrate the love of God to our community through any means possible.  We believe that the church is to be the most creative institution on earth because we have the greatest message to share, that Jesus alone gives salvation. 

Understanding those two points we choose to do all we can to get the attention of our community, and while we have their attention to tell them about Jesus.

Knowing where you are going makes a huge difference, and it was 10 years ago that God began this journey in us and for us to be.  It was new.  It continues to be new, and there are things ahead that we have not dreamed of.

Something new is not always something good.  In fact the changes we are watching politically don’t seem that great.  Yet God is still in control.  He is first and last.  He will be on the thrown of our hearts as along as we allow.  Our lives have purpose when we find Him.

Has God changed your life?  He will keep on, and He will change others.

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

How do we hear His voice and know what to do?

"A changed world begins with us … and a changed us begins when we pray."  Eugene Peterson

Recognizing Him we are changed and come to know Him even more.  My prayer for our church and for each of us is that we will continues to want the abundance that God offers and lead others to want the same.

Pray with the understand that our God is good and great at well.  Just like Job in the middle of stress and huge struggles realizing where his strength comes from.  Declare the truth and live by it.

Job 19:25 NASB
“As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth.

Finally, I remind you that Jesus followers are under obligation to do good, and doing good means taking our responsibility as a citizen of the United States seriously.  Get out and vote tomorrow and be kind to those you encounter even if you disagree.

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