Every-Member Ministry

Brad DuFault
Ephesians 4:7-16

Paul reminds the believers that Jesus has equipped them to serve others, and he lists different abilities and roles that God may have gifted them in. If everyone plays their unique part, the body of Christ will be experienced more fully.


Brad DuFault
Ephesians 4:1-6

Paul reminds the believers of the unity they have through Christ and urges them to love and bear with one another.

So This Is Christian Community?

Patrice McCormac
1 Thessalonians 5:14-15

Christian community is a lifestyle lived in response to what Christ has done. It is something we all can do, not a list to check off. It is a willingness to move towards one another to meet the needs of each other.

The Race

Jim Leffel
Hebrews 12:1-3

The author of Hebrews compares the journey of lifelong faithfulness to a race that we must be perseverant in. We can look to Jesus as our role model, but also to followers of God who came before us.

Real Love

Ben Foust
Romans 12:9-16

Paul lays out guidelines for how Christians should relate to others in love, including our enemies. Humility is the foundation of this way of relating.

Final Instructions

Dennis McCallum
2 Thessalonians 2:15-3:18

Paul gives final instructions to the Thessalonians to not live an unruly life but to work hard so as to be able to share with others and thus help spread the Word of God.

A Passion for People

Patrice McCormac
1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13

Paul demonstrates three principles that characterized his relationship with the Thessalonians. He was committed to spending face-to-face time with them. He was committed to their spiritual well being. And finally, he took great joy in their spiritual progress.

The Body of Christ

Ben Foust
Romans 12:3-8

Paul compares the believers to a body, making clear that each individual is uniquely important to the body of Christ.

How Paul Engaged with People

Mike Woods
1 Thessalonians 2:1-13

Paul paints a picture of how he interacted with the Thessalonians as an example of what Christian relationships should look like. His message was the Gospel. His motivation was to please God and serve others. His means was to be both nurturing and challenging.