There are no hopeless causes! While some people’s problems seem so overwhelming and persistent, we learn in today’s episode that God’s redemptive power can transform them into “strong and graceful oaks for His own glory.”

 

In our series, “Walking with the Wounded,” we continue to focus our attention on the theme, “Loving Our Neighbors as Ourselves.” As Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor at Pacific Baptist Church of El Segundo, California unpacks Jesus’ mission, we find our own mission in His words.

 

So let’s open our Bibles to Luke 4 and discover our mission in life …

 

 

 

 

You can take the thought of this message one step further by ordering a copy of Pastor Matt’s book, Growing Missional Leaders.

 

Growing Missional Leaders is a practical, passionate, Biblical mentoring journey for individuals, small groups, leadership teams and congregations who desire to win their world for Christ.

 

Growing Missional Leaders …

 

* Tells stories – of lost opportunities and successes with friends – that give powerful, encouragement for personal and corporate outreach …

 

* It opens Bible passages – again and again – showing that God’s heart is to bring his lost children home …

 

* And it provides stimulating discussion questions – at the end of each chapter -providing the stepping-stones to launching fresh ministry into your community …

 

Believers hungering to reach their world for Christ will be energized by this passionate call to fulfill Christ’s Gospel and the invigorating manner in which their thought processes will be stretched to God-sized proportions.

 

You can order a copy of Growing Missional Leaders from Amazon by clicking the link on the side panel of the Eagles In Leadership website.

 

And now, until next time, this is Mike Powers praying that you would be filled with the love of God so that you can demonstrate His love to the lost and dying in your city! God bless!