God chose to tell the good news about Jesus to ordinary people first. Luke 2: 8-20
God does things in unexpected ways. Luke 2:1-7
The Church is for making disciple makers.
God’s great promise is to bless all nations of the earth. Matthew 28:16-20
We need to cultivate an openness to what God is doing around us.
Jesus said go and make disciples, not stay and make disciples. Matthew 5:14
God has given us all that we need to go.
Discipleship is about directing people to Jesus.
The church family exists for God’s mission.
Ephesians 4:11-13 Pastors are courageous, Holy Spirit led people, rooted in the ordinary stuff of life and out of that they bring freedom.
It’s fathers and mothers who lead families.
Haggai 1 God wants you back for His purposes, despite the distractions you have.