How Do I Practically Leverage Halloween?

How to I Practically Leverage Halloween? First, thank you for reading the latest blog. Some of you have inquired about some practical ways to serve your neighbors this Halloween. I’ve compiled some ideas for you to consider. Many of these I have actually done, others I have not. Regardless, I believe this list will be helpful for you as you think through how you will serve your neighbors this Halloween. Be Present: Leverage this time of the year for the glory of God. Don’t overlook it. Show up and be present and get to know the people you are trying...

Leveraging Halloween

  There are many various opinions when it comes to a Christian perspective of Halloween. Some stay far away from it. Others engage it. The purpose of this blog is not to sway you one way or the other (This blog will help you think through that). My objective is simple; I want to help encourage our church small groups/members to leverage this opportunity. As a church plant, many in our congregation are anxious to meet their neighbors. This is the one time of the year where all of them will come knocking on your front door. Therefore, how do we,...

Race and Grace

This morning at Restoration Church we walked through Ephesians 2:11-22. In this popular passage, Paul deals with the issue of race and grace (listen here). Many have asked us why we take so much time talking about this “social” issue. First, let me be clear. This is NOT a social issue, it is a sinful issue. The reason we spend so much time talking about it is because Christ spent so much time talking about it. It’s that simple. We concluded this morning that we, as believers, must develop some basic gospel rhythm’s if we are going to be the church...