Sermon ‘Overflowing With Praise’ (Psalm 3 & 1 Peter 2:4-12) by Bernie Leo is available now in audio and video: http://bit.ly/2umYz2S
Read the Bible texts: http://bit.ly/2tiDvN9
Read English support notes: http://bit.ly/2upjLEX
The beginning of the year is a helpful time to do a personal stocktake!
Let me try and explain. I suspect, that most of us would find that there is some kind of ‘pattern’ to our week – get up, breakfast, personal devotion, school/uni/work/home duties/appointments…, lunch, afternoon activities, dinner, and then whatever evening things we commit too, before falling into bed – ready to do it all over again!
Of course, this ‘routine’ will vary from person to person and from day to day. The point: we often construct our days and weeks according to ‘patterns’ which, frankly, help us stay sane.
Peer Discipleship is when two or more Christians encourage one another toward Christlikeness with Bible in hand.
That is another way of saying – be intentional as a godly friend!
But let us retrace some steps and see how it is that we get to this definition!
On Sunday we looked at ‘Discipleship’ at Church – and as Trinity City strives, by God’s grace, to be a healthy discipler-making church, I asked the question ‘How has 5pm Church encouraged you this year to grow as a disciple of Jesus?
Here is what you said….
Sunday’s sermon ‘Discipleship’ by David Smith is now available: http://bit.ly/1MTJE0V
‘If we are to understand discipleship then we have to understand Jesus—the ultimate disciple maker.’ – David Smith
In J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter the new students at Hogwarts are sorted into houses by a talking ‘Sorting Hat’. Clever! If anyone has an issue, then don’t blame it on the faculty, blame it on the ‘Sorting Hat’!
On Sunday I received this anonymous question: ‘Can we please keep the same Home Group next year?’
Sure! Easy for me (Can’t believe we are already thinking about next year!). I love that you have enjoyed your Home Group so much this year that you would like more of that next year.
But before we lock that down, it may be helpful to consider some factors.
Sunday’s sermon ‘Grace’ by David Smith is now available: http://bit.ly/1Q2DD8y