Bring Someone With You

Bring Someone With You

Bring Someone With You: Your Children

Please open your Bible this morning to Genesis 22:1-14.  We’ve been spending the last few Sundays thinking together about making disciples in a series called Bring Someone with You.  As we conclude the series this morning, here’s where we’ve been so far: First, be sure Jesus is bringing you with Him—before you can bring anyone with you, make sure you’re on the…

Bring Someone With You to Deeper Faith

We’re thinking together these few Sundays about making disciples.  The series is called Bring Someone with You.  As we continue the series this morning, I invite you to open your Bible to Acts 18:24-28. Last October marked the 40th anniversary of my ordination to the gospel ministry.  All in all, it’s been a pretty good ride.  I wish I had done better in some things. …

Bring Someone With You Through Encouragement

As we continue our making disciples series called Bring Someone with You, I invite you to open your Bible to Judges 4:1-10. A few years ago, one of our members named Jim was sitting at a Wednesday night supper table with Ross Rumore. They got acquainted.  Jim learned that Ross had been a career Marine.  Ross said, “I still play the bugle for 100-120 veteran funerals every…

Bring Someone With You to Jesus

As we continue our series on making disciples called Bring Someone with You, I invite you to open your Bible to John 1:43-51. Stephen Ambrose tells the story of a Private Fitzgerald who described the terror of the D-Day landing in those early hours at Normandy on June 6, 1944.  The Germans were unloading a barrage from their 88mm guns.  Fitzgerald said, “The impact of the…

Jesus Brings Us

As we begin a new sermon series this morning, I invite you to open your Bible to Luke 9:23.  We’re calling the series Bring Someone with You.  More than a series, this is a focus for our congregation this year.  Last year our focus was More Than a Face—an effort to get us noticing all kinds of people and sharing Christ with people.  While evangelism is always at the heart…