NEXT STEPS

James 1:22 “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.”

We strongly believe faith expresses itself through action, so we look for practical ways to live out what we learn. Below are some “Next Steps” to consider on your journey.

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Evidence. Exhibit F: The Witness.

 Sermon-Based Small Group Title: Evidence. Exhibit F: The Witness. Theme:  Personal Evangelism. Get to Know Me: Where did you go to find adventure as a kid? Into the Bible Questions: Acts 8:1-12 Why do you think this persecution motivated the church to share...

Evidence. Exhibit E: Change.

Theme:  The Transformation of a Believer’s Life. Get to Know Me: What is a hard-learned lesson from your life? Into the Bible Questions: John 3:16-21 Describe how God’s love has changed your life.If God loves us so much, why would we have to reveal our shameful...

Evidence. Exhibit D: Your Generosity.

Theme: The Heart Issue of Money. Get to Know Me: What is the most unique thing you have every ordered online or had to go shopping to find? Into the Bible Questions: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15Tell of a time you where you felt led to give? How did you feel afterwards?Tell of...

Evidence: Exhibit C: Your Love Life.

 Sermon-Based Small Group Title: Evidence. Exhibit C: Your Love Life. Theme:  Is There enough evidence of proving you guilty of being a Christian? Get to Know Me: How would you describe your favorite meal — appetizer, drink, entree and/or dessert? Into the...

Missions

 Sermon-Based Small Group Title: Missions Theme:  How to live a Missional Life. Get to Know Me: What attribute do you most value in a friend? Into the Bible Questions: Matthew 28:16-20 What is the process of someone who is an unbeliever to becoming a fully...

EXHIBIT B

Title: Evidence Theme:  Exhibit B: A Relationship. Get to Know Me: What is one spiritual tradition you have or always have wanted to have in your life or family? Into the Bible Questions: Romans 3:19-31 What does the word “Law” mean?What is the purpose of the...

Exhibit A What Does it Mean to be Saved? | EVIDENCE

 Sermon-Based Small Group Title: Evidence Theme:  Exhibit A: What Does it Mean to be Saved? Get to Know Me: As you grow older, what is one quality you hope to retain (besides a sound mind)? Into the Bible Questions: Ephesians 1:3-14How do you think God’s...

Intro | EVIDENCE

 Sermon-Based Small Group Title: Evidence Theme:  What Does it Mean to be Saved? Get to Know Me: What is the story behind the time you went the longest without sleep? Into the Bible Questions: Matthew 7:15-27How can you tell the difference between something...

Becoming a Follower of Jesus

What does it mean to be a “follower of Jesus”?
There is only one Biblical answer. To follow Jesus is to do life Jesus’s way….

What is Baptism?

Being baptized in water is an “outward sign of an inward change”. While being baptized does not make a person saved…

Membership

What does it mean to be a “member” at a church? For us at Faith it is about ownership and partnership…

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Mark Part 8: Jesus Heals the Demon-Possessed Man (Mark 5)

FULL MESSAGEMark 5:1-5 So they arrived at the other side of the lake, in the region of the Gerasenes. When Jesus climbed out of the boat, a man possessed by an evil spirit came out from the tombs to meet him. 3 This man lived in the burial caves and could no longer be...

Mark 7: Jesus Calms the Storm (Mark 4)

FULL MESSAGEDangerous water is a theme that will come up in the Bible again and again. In fact, it appears within the first two sentences of the Bible. In the creation story one of the first “obstacles” God has to overcome to create life is those waters. So one of the...

Mark 6: 3 More Parables in Mark 4

RECAPThis week at Crossover we continued talking about the book of Mark. We looked at the parables of Mark 4.   The parables revealed Jesus' message to those who really listened but concealed it from those who did not. Jesus' parables were not just moral stories...

Mark Part 5: Parable of the Sower

RECAPThis week at Crossover we continued talking about the book of Mark. We looked at the Parable of the Sower from Mark 4:1-20.   The parables revealed Jesus' message to those who really listened but concealed it from those who did not. Jesus' parables were not...

Part 4: Calling of the Disciples (Mark 1-3)

RECAPThis week at Crossover we continued talking about the book of Mark. We looked at the stories of Jesus calling the disciples and discussed some background information.   Some of the disciples seem to have multiple names. One explanation is that it was common...

Mark Part 3: 7 Conflicts with Jesus (Mark 2-3)

RECAP This week at Crossover we continued talking about the book of Mark.   Main Idea: The Pharisees started in love with God, but lost sight of what really mattered. We also discussed Mark 2-3. Some key takeaways: To understand the Pharisees we need to know how...

Mark 2: Jesus is Willing (Mark 1:12-45)

RECAPThis week at Crossover we continued talking about the book of Mark.   Main Idea: Jesus is Willing to Heal We also discussed Mark 1:12-45. Some key takeaways: Jesus was tempted just like we are (Mark 1:12-13) Jesus is fulfilling the story of the Old Testament...

Mark 1: Who is Mark? (Mark 1:1-11)

RECAPThis week at Crossover we started talking about the book of Mark. We discussed who Mark was: An assistant to Paul and Barnabas on their missions trips. Assistant to Peter and the one who recorded Peter's message; what we now call the gospel of Mark. He had a...

Alive in 5: Sin Divides us From God

Main Verse: Genesis 4:5 ­ What is sin?The original understanding of sin was “missing the mark.”There are different kinds of sin, so sin can be actions as well as thoughts.Why does God hate sin?God hates sin because it hurts us and separates us from Him (Romans 6:23;...

Alive in 5: God is Love

Main Verse: 1 John 4:8 God’s love is perfect concerning you.The very nature of God is love.God’s love is unchanging.God’s love is in pursuit of you.Love is a choice.Love is an action.God’s love performs the miraculous in you.God’s love empowers you to love.God...

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