Word Up: A Summer for Exploring

Confused man

If you are like many Christians (and a lot of non-Christians), there are probably three big questions that you think about now and then:

  1. How do I make sense of this Bible thing?
  2. What am I supposed to do as a Christian?
  3. Does God really care about me?

We’re planning to help you answer those questions this summer… and have some fun along the way!

First, Paul Bratsch and I are co-leading a small group on Adam Hamilton’s popular book, Making Sense of the Bible. We’ll explore what the Bible is, tools for reading and understanding it, and some of the difficult questions it raises. This will also be the topic of a short sermon series in June. The class meets 6:30pm Wednesday nights, June through August. Sign up at church!

Second, Jesus tells us what Christians do in Matthew 28:18-20, “Go and make disciples of all the world!” Or, as he put it to some hard-headed, good-hearted guys he met at the lakeshore, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Christians are supposed to fish for women and men. We catch ‘em, and Christ cleans ‘em! So in July we are Going Fishing with a sermon series Jesus, boats, and fishermen. Hang around church and you might see some fishing gear or hear some fish stories too!

Third, in August we are going to explore the many ways God is the Maker of all things—the world, all its critters, and even you. From the stars above to the bacteria in your gut, God made every detail and knows you well. We’ll bring science and faith, creativity and fun, all together! (And… ROBOTS!)

Whether you join us on Sunday, or pop into one of our new 1 & Done small groups, make this a summer of refreshment and growth!

Pastor Park