The Big Story (What in the World is God Doing?)
The Bible provides us with a grand narrative of what God is up to throughout history, in his world and through his people. While there are various ways to describe this, it is perhaps best conceived as a drama in six acts: Creation, Fall, Israel, Christ, Church, and Restoration. We are a part and have a role in the unfolding story of God’s working in history.
Go deeper on your own, or with your small group or family:
➤ Act 3 – Israel – Reflection Guide (PDF)
Carry the Torch | 5 Postures of a Disciple
As followers of Jesus we are called to become like him and the God he reveals. In order for that to happen, in cooperation with the Holy Spirit, we must adopt at least these five postures (by “posture” we mean attitude, stance, mindset, commitment): the humility of a servant, the attentiveness of a listener, the diligence of a learner, the obedience of a citizen, and the authenticity of a disciple-maker.