Christ in the Passover

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Joyful Life Church Blog, Topical Studies | 0 comments

In the Spring of 2014, our House Church embarked on a study of the Passover and how we can see Jesus active and present in that experience. Pastor Cathy walked us all through a multi-week study of the Haggadah and the Passover Seder experience. This study culminated in a full Passover Seder dinner using a Messianic Haggadah. In addition, Pastor Chris led a workplace ministry activity to examine the connections between Christ and the Passover....

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Spiritual Gifts – Your Divine Design

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In the early months of 2014, our House Church group engaged in a study titled “Your Divine Design” using Chip Ingram’s study materials. This study does an excellent job of categorizing the gifts of the Holy Spirit and Chip does a great job of walking participants through a process of discerning which of the gifts we possess and, particularly, which are our strengths. Many of our church members had taken Spiritual Gifts...

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The Book of James

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Bible Studies, Joyful Life Church Blog | 0 comments

During the late months of 2013, our House Church studied the book of James. Pastor Cathy led the series for several weeks and others helped lead a week here and week there. We leveraged an inductive method to go through the book chapter by chapter. The study helped to unveil some of the timeless theological principles of faith and action that Jesus’ brother shares with Hebrews and Gentiles alike.  ...

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