Soulful: Week 8

Austin Maxheimer   -  

Worship, Love, Compassion
1. What’s your favorite movie? Could you relate to Pastor Matt’s analogy of being on the set of your favorite movie as opposed to recreating that movie by yourself down in your basement with figurines? How does that help you when thinking of God’s Story?
2. Read Ephesians 1:19-23 together. This is a passage that scholars say shaped the early confession (what Christians said about Jesus) of the Church. How do these verses shape your view of Jesus? Share one thing that is in this passage that maybe you hadn’t thought before.
3. How does God’s Story equal compassion? Reflect on this quote: “The Gospel is good news not good advice? Advice = what we should do. Good News = report of what was done for us.” How does this transform how we normally think of acts of compassion?
For a further and more detailed explanation of how your mission can connect to God’s story, watch this video by Austin Maxheimer
This week we are going to collapse Helping one another experience Jesus and Help people far from God experience Jesus into one activity:
Watch this video as a Team. It will take about 5 minutes. How does your Mission Team fit into God’s Story? How can you get to your missional “sweet spot” where you are bringing the Good News–the Kingdom of God–to others? How do Worship-Love-Compassion help you get there?