Announcements, Feb. 24, 2017
We’ll finish Romans 1 this week as Paul continues to explain God’s case against sinful humanity. In particular, verses 26–32 explain how God gave mankind up to dishonorable passions—notably homosexuality.
Obviously, homosexuality is a huge cultural topic and matter of debate. While this text is not exclusively about the sin of homosexuality, it is one of the passages in the Bible that most explicitly teaches why homosexuality is contrary to God’s good design. So, our plan this Sunday will be to work through this text, then consider what the rest of the Bible says about homosexuality. We’ll conclude by considering what this means for us as Christians.
Since this text deals with some rather explicit areas of sin, I encourage parents who ordinarily keep their younger children in service to be aware of this. Of course, they are welcome to stay, but if you feel your child is not yet ready for this discussion, you are always welcome to check them into children’s ministry before the service.
I’m looking forward to working through this important text with you. Pray that I would clear, compassionate, and Christ-centered.
Grace and peace,
Sunday Morning Classes (Sun., 9–10 a.m., Feb. 5–April 9) || Three classes will be offered—one on evangelism taught by Kwame Agyemang, one on Martin Lloyd-Jones’ Spiritual Depression taught by Joseph Davis and Robert Ward, and an Old Testament survey taught by Reuben Moyana (starting Feb. 12). Childcare will be available. To sign up for a class and childcare, click here.
MWF: James (Wed., 5:45–7:30 p.m., March 1–April 12) || Join us for dinner and fellowship Wednesdays this Spring as we study James! Dinner will start at 5:45 p.m., followed by teaching at 6:30 p.m. Infants and toddlers will have childcare, and kids from three years old to 5th grade will be learning about Exodus in their own classes! To RSVP click here.
“One Another” Member Meeting (March 5, 6–7:30 p.m.) || Every other month, members of the church gather to discuss matters pertinent to church life, affirm new members, and hear missions reports. Childcare is provided!
Kaushal Kale Preaching March 26 || We are delighted to have pastor Kaushal Kale of Kolhapur Bible Church (India) join us on Sunday, March 26. Mark your calendars!
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