First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Strategy: How Do We Get There? If you have been here over the last month you know that we are in the midst of a sermon series on the necessity of keeping our focus. We are at a time in the life of our church in which weContinue reading “Strategy: How Do We Get There?“
Tag Archives: Mission
Vision: Where Are We Going?
We now turn our attention to Vision and ask the question: “Where Are We Going?” We will learn that we want to commit our lives to see Jesus transform our lives. Remember, mission reminds us what we should be doing, vision reminds us where we are going. Rob Peters said, “Mission informs the mind ofContinue reading “Vision: Where Are We Going?“
Vision: Mission – What Are We Supposed To Be Doing?
This Sunday morning we will focus on our Mission as Christians and as a local Church. When we speak about our mission we are asking the question: “What are we supposed to be doing?” Is our mission to serve the community? Deliver meals? Pick up trash? Provide clothing? Is our mission to meet once aContinue reading “Vision: Mission – What Are We Supposed To Be Doing?”
Vision: Identity – Who Are We?
We learned last week that many people around us are hurting. They are looking for answers or at least something to take away the pain. The most common “answers” people turn to are: money, possessions, fame, drugs, alcohol, love, and sex. None of these satisfy because none of them can address the root cause ofContinue reading “Vision: Identity – Who Are We?”
Are we a Great Church? Our Measures
Most churches want to be great. Rarely do you find a church that wants to fail, close, or bring dishonor to the name of Christ. Most churches want to be great, but how do you know when a church is actually great? We have learned in this sermon series that it is God who determinesContinue reading “Are we a Great Church? Our Measures”
An Effective Instrument in Christ’s Hands
With a new year upon us, this is an opportune time for First Baptist to reflect on the past year. The most common method of examination for churches is to count “nickels and noses”. How many nickels were collected and how many noses appeared this week? While we thank God for every “nickel and nose”,Continue reading “An Effective Instrument in Christ’s Hands”
Our Mission: What We Are Called To Do (Matthew 28:18-20)
Over the next few Sundays we shall discuss the following: Our Mission: What We Are Called To Do Our Vision: Where We Hope To Go Our Plan: How We Get There Our Response: What We Shall Do This Sunday morning we will focus on “Our Mission: What We Are Called To Do”. Our Mission isContinue reading “Our Mission: What We Are Called To Do (Matthew 28:18-20)”