Gospel Unity. Missional Urgency. (Ephesians 4:1-16)

MOTIVATE Krakatoa is a small Indonesian island.[1] In May of 1883, smoke and ash began to pour out from one of its volcanoes. Three months later in August, one of the loudest, deadliest, and most destructive eruptions occurred in recorded history. The explosion was so violent that Ash reached estimated altitude of 27 kilometers high….

The Gospel Loves (Ephesians 4:17 – 5:21)

AUDIO:  MOTIVATE Clothing of officers: military, police, fire, emt accomplish 2 actions Relate the identity externally for others. Relate the identity internally for self. When you place on a uniform, you act differently in character (don’t want to tarnish the badge/emblem) & confidence (energy, morale, performance – athletes changing teams). Clothing reflects an image and…

The Gospel Lives (Ephesians 4:1-16)

AUDIO  MOTIVATE Some popular/favorite movies have been stories from a prison. Shawshank Redemption (Morgan Freeman) The Fugitive (Harrison Ford) The Green Mile (Tom Hanks) Escape From Alcatraz (Clint Eastwood) Cool Hand Luke (Paul Newman)   Personally, I have only been in prison3x (Leonardtown, Annapolis, Glen Burnie)… to visit others of course. Each time is always…

Growing Up (Ephesians 4)

AUDIO  MOTIVATE There once was an old fisherman who was an expert at catching fish. Many of the young fisherman could catch a few fish here and there, but no one could catch as many as the old fisherman. What was his secret? The casting methods of the old fisherman were similar to the younger…