We spent a good amount of time last year working on our church mission statement. Our mission is to serve Christ by mutually supporting one another and embodying God’s grace and love for all This is a great mission statement, and we spent time on this for good reason. It helps us clarify and connect to our sense of shared purpose and calling. It gives us a practical way of thinking through the things we consider doing and saying in our church community. But we also need a reminder. We are not......
So here we are at week 5 of Freeway. We began by looking at what Freedom is and isn’t: Freedom is not about doing whatever you want. Freedom is about living into your identity as God’s child, as made in the image of God. Even though the world will try to throw us off the tracks of our identity, God is waiting with open arms to put us back on track and welcome us home. And the journey to freedom is the journey home to God. You start the road home by......