How would you describe the church? What does God expect us to be? Where do we focus our limited resources and efforts? These are crucial questions for our time.
This podcast looks at what the word ekklēsia meant before Christians used it to describe their meetings. Our identity is the people who gather around King Jesus. Our mission is implementing God’s government in his world. So, what should we do?
35-minutes, recorded at Riverview Joondalup 2022-04-24.
- Why “church” (short text version)
- What “church” did Jesus expect? (Mt 16:18)
- Empowering the king’s servants (Eph 4:10-13)
- The kingdom goal (Eph 4:14-16)
Seeking to understand Jesus in the terms he chose to describe himself: son of man (his identity), and kingdom of God (his mission). Riverview Church, Perth, Western Australia
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