Messages on Church
It’s nice and cozy and all the people look and think just like us. But is this what Jesus envisioned when he established the church? Join Pastors Brent Clark and Ryan Lenerz as they take a look at how the church cannot be all Jesus desires it to be by only gathering together. To really be the church, the church must scatter.
There are a variety of reasons why people go to church. And there are just as many reasons why people do NOT go to church. In our COVID world, does church still make sense? Pastors Brent and Ryan take a look at what brought the 1st century Jesus followers together and how that can still be a motivation for us to gather as the people of God today.
Sometimes we can become so inwardly focused that we forget that the church exists for those beyond its walls. Pastor Ryan looks at the parable of the Great Banquet and how Jesus wants us to go far and wide and invite people in. Discussion Questions What keeps you from being more willing to talk about Jesus with others? Limited contact with non-christians, fear of what they will think, fear of what to say, something else? Why are you a Christian?…
Pastors Brent, Ryan and Amy discuss the continued changes in the world and how the new normal could impact Ashworth Church
Pastor Brent wraps up the We Are Ashworth series by looking at how unity is the glue that holds the church together, and how the unity of the church can be a powerful witness to our divided world.
Pastor Brent continues to look at the role of the church and how if we live as Jesus did we can impact our world together.
Pastor Brent looks at the importance of spiritual growth and how this will never happen when we are along. Our spiritual maturing happens when we are in community, otherwise, we risk a failure to thrive.
Pastor Brent continues looking at what makes the church the church and how connecting with God in community is what distinguishes the church from every other organization.
Pastor Brent looks at what church is not but then examines what actually is.
Pastor Brent looks at the future of Ashworth Church and presents a challenge to not get stuck in the past but to press forward in becoming the church God desire Ashworth Church to be.
In this message, Pastor Brent looks at Acts 6 and how the early church had to respond to be willing to change to respond to growth.
Pastor Ryan shares how Jesus’ last prayer for all his followers were that we would be united as one and how we can practically live that out every day.