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In this message, Pastor Brandon Lindell shares how Jesus is building His Church today! Our prayer is that this sermon would encourage you to step out in faith and be a part of what God is doing!
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Missions Sunday 2021: U.S. Missions
Acts 1:8b (ESV)
“You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
1. Church planting is the biblical model for Reaching people
2. Church planting is one of the most effective ways to reach people
“Dozens of denominational studies have confirmed that the average new church gains most of its new members (60–80%) from the ranks of people who are not attending any worshiping body”
– Dr. Timothy Keller
Luke 16:9 (NIV)
“Use worldly wealth to gain friends for yourselves, so that when it is gone, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.”
3. We plant churches because Jesus is building His Church.
Matthew 16:18 (ESV)
“I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”
Ephesians 1:22-23 (MSG)
“At the center of all this, Christ rules the church. The church, you see, is not peripheral to the world; the world is peripheral to the church. The church is Christ's body, in which he speaks and acts, by which he fills everything with his presence.
Proverbs 29:18 (MSG)
If people can’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed.