Church can seem full of traditions. While those traditions are important, the meaning sometimes gets lost in the symbolism. In this message, we’ll look at a church tradition that goes back thousands of years and talk about why we believe a public declaration of a private decision is still relevant today. We’ll also hear stories of people who have declared that they’ve decided to follow Jesus…which changes everything.
Red or Blue. Left or Right. For or Against. It sometimes feels like the United States isn't very united. There's something we can do about that, and it has less to do with our rights and more to do with our responsibility.
In the early centuries of the church, Jesus followers were famous for how they loved one another. For the church to have that same reputation now, there are three areas we should pay close attention to.