The Church

Membership in the Church

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Rev. Stacey Cox

Membership in the Church

Jesus promised, "I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it" (Matt. 16:18). That sounds pretty certain and definite. But what sort of church did Jesus build? What sort of animal is the church? And what does it mean to be a member of the visible church? Sunday we conclude our series on the church with Membership in the Church.

The Mission of the Church

Rev. Stacey Cox

The Mission of the Church

Matthew 28:16-20

 

'Bond, James Bond.' He's been around for over 54 years now. And we still love him. But why? There are many reasons. Yes, he's a good-looking hero who fights on the side of freedom while managing to do so in a tux and a tie.  What's not to love? But above all this, Bond is on a mission. He knows his mission and he is willing to do whatever it takes to accomplish his mission. What is the mission of the church? It has one. It's been given by our Lord. It is a God-defined mission, not man-made. Last week, we looked at the marks of the church. Sunday we will consider the mission of the church. Hope you will join us!