Category Archives: Velcro Factor

Beyond Broken to Useful – pt 2

February 24, 2019 I Corinthians 2:1-5 God uses flawed and broken people. Usability factors: God uses people with a testimony – not superior speaking. God uses people who know nothing but Christ. God uses people who display desperate dependence in weakness and fear. Challenge: Am I ready to be used by God?

Beyond Broken to Useful – pt 1

February 17, 2019 I Corinthians 1:26 – 2:5 God chooses and uses flawed and broken people. Recycling Process: God selects discarded people to display His glory. God works through personal weakness to display His power. Challenge: Am I ready to be used by God?

Beyond Broken: Gospel-Centered Living

February 10, 2019 I Corinthians 1:18 The word of the cross is the power of God for being saved. Power Strokes: The gospel unleashes the power of God. The gospel reveals the wisdom of God. The gospel starts the work of God. Challenge: Determine truth by God’s Word not audience response. Depend upon the message …

CommUnity When it’s Really Hard

February 3, 2019 I Corinthians 1:10-17 A united church is built, not found. Foundation blocks for a united church in a broken world: Loving carefrontation not negligent tolerance The shared life of Jesus not a personality focus The power of the gospel not empty human opinion Challenge: Unify by removing… 

CommUnity When it’s Really Hard – 1A

January 27, 2019 I Corinthians 1:10-17 A united church is built, not found. Foundation Blocks for a united church in a broken world: Loving carefrontation, not negligent tolerance The shared Life of Jesus, not a personality focus The power of the gospel, not empty human opinion Challenge: Unify by removing…

Community – Riches Galore

January 20, 2019 I Corinthians 1:1-9 Corinth – A city that puts Vegas to shame It’s not just our identity that unites us. We are to use these gifts to carry out God’s plans. God has given us more than riches. Your homework: To see how the body of Christ around you is united this …