Sermons on Evangelism
Today our “Seeing Ahead” theme concludes with a look far ahead, forty-three years from now. It was forty-seven years ago, that our current sanctuary was built. What will ministry and mission look like when our “new sanctuary” turns ninety years old? What lessons are important for us to learn today in order for RUMC to be thriving then? Key Text: Mark 2:21-22 NIV
Last week, we looked 3 years into the future. Let’s dream a little farther on Sunday as we look 13 years ahead. What will Ringgold United Methodist Church be like in 13 years? What decisions do we need to make now to prepare us for what the culture will be like in the future? Key Text: Jeremiah 1:2, 4-7; 29:11 NLT
Disappointment is bound to happen. Plans will be altered. What we do when things don’t go the way we want says a lot about our faith and our character. Preparing for the rainy day means that we do what we can in advance to get ready, and it means that we embrace the rain when it comes our way. When it rains, instead of pouting about the rain, try embracing the change of plans and do something different. Key Text:…
Essential workers, essential activities…essential truth.
Instead of seeing the world as us and them, those who are in and those who are out, what would it look like to see everyone as a part of the same family, the family of God?
Retirement does not exist in the Kingdom of God. While we might be retired now or dream of retirement one day, we do not retire from the work of being a disciple of Jesus. Once we begin our journey with Jesus, what is next? Join us as we look into how God is never done working through us and how God is never done working on us. Key Text: 2 Timothy 1:8-9 (NLT)