021 – Beyond
At B4 Church we are looking at the vision and values of our church in our series called All Things New. Each week in the series, we will look at one of the 4 words, the 4 B’s, that describes who we want to be as a church. This week, Pastor Alex and Ashleigh (MDiv) look at the “Beyond”. Taking Jesus outside of the walls of the church and building bridges into the world around us…” to infinity and beyond”
— Referenced Passages —
Genesis 12 – Abraham is asked to move out of Ur to a new unknown place.
Jeremiah 29 – Be invested in the city where God puts you
— Recommended Reading to Dig Deeper —
The Common Rule by Justin Earley. This book is on the spiritual disciplines but contains a chapter on reaching out to your connections outside of the church. https://amzn.to/3fiaEP7
Something Needs to Change by David Platt. David journals his journey to Southeast Asia as he re-evaluates what the impact the Body of Christ has in the world. https://amzn.to/3lDX0Ik
Reaching Out by Henri Nouwen. Three-part teaching on how to empty yourself in order to give room for the “others” in your life. https://amzn.to/38RbHEq
On-Being Podcast: An Invitation to Brave Space. Krista Tippett interviews the founders of the People’s Supper a place where people come together to commune and converse. https://bit.ly/3pA5MJA
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