Growing up can be tough, but God’s design is that we would increasingly reflect the image of Christ. But what does a spiritual adult look like? In this semester’s Intensive, we’ll be considering a portrait of spiritual maturity. What would daily life look like if Jesus were walking in your shoes? We’ll consider two traits that are common to Adulting in Christ but that are easy to miss. Join us on April 7th from 8:30am-12:00pm in the auditorium for breakfast, prayer, and two teaching sessions. Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.
Session 1: Maturity = Mission
The gospel of Mark is undoubtedly about Jesus, but it is equally concerned with painting a clear portrait of a follower of Jesus. It is unmistakable how Mark structures his gospel to bring about maturity for Christ followers, and a defining characteristic of that maturity is a life positioned around mission. In this session we’ll focus on how we can grow into the picture Mark paints of a Christ follower who is intentional in evangelism.
Session 2: Maturity = Winsome Holiness
Holiness is not a term commonly used today, and if it is used, it is not seen as desirable but rather something to avoid (i.e. ‘Holier than Thou’). However, the Bible says we must strive for holiness “without which no one will see the Lord” (Hebrews 12:14). In this session we’ll explore why holiness is wonderful to aspire to, what it looks like to be winsome in holiness, and how to take steps to grow into increasing holiness.