Disciple Making Toolkit: Consider The Seed

Our vision to see a gospel movement on the North Shore will only become a reality if we saturate the North Shore with transformed disciples who make disciples. The charge to “go and make disciples” (Matt. 28:19-20) is our central task as Christians, and is joyful hard work. In the New Testament, disciple making is…

The Disciple-Making Toolkit: 4 “Climate Conditions” for Growth

This is the first blog post in a series called The Disciple-Making Toolkit. Our vision to see a gospel movement on the North Shore will only become a reality if we saturate the North Shore with transformed disciples who make disciples.  The charge to “go and make disciples” (Matt. 28:19-20) is our central task as…

Our 1-Year Goals: Progress Update

Last year, in an effort to take concrete next steps in serving our vision to see a gospel movement on the North Shore, we prayerfully sought the Lord for his guidance in setting two concrete 3-5 year goals, which would serve as benchmarks in helping us to focus our efforts on what matters most: the…

Discipleship Survey

An update from Pastor Ben on our discipleship survey from earlier this year and where we go from here as a church. Our Goals This past February, at our Vision Sunday Service, we prayerfully laid out two church-wide goals, to guide us over the next 3-5 years. Both goals are a humble effort to bring…

What’s The Big Fuss About Baptism?

What’s The Fuss? “What’s the big fuss about baptism?” a friend asked me recently. “After all, I’m saved because of my faith in Jesus, not because I’ve gotten baptized.” It was a great question, and he was absolutely right. We’re saved “by grace alone, through faith alone”, and not by any external ritual, like baptism….

God Empowers Disciples – Discussion Questions

In our current sermon series, we are breaking down our definition of a disciple to consider what it really means to be a follower of Jesus. A disciple is someone who is created by the gospel to learn Christ and lead others to do the same, by the power of the Holy Spirit. Use these…

Disciples Lead Others – Discussion Questions

In our current sermon series, we are breaking down our definition of a disciple to consider what it really means to be a follower of Jesus. A disciple is someone who is created by the gospel to learn Christ and lead others to do the same, by the power of the Holy Spirit. Use these…