Church as family growing in Faith Hope Love

Russell Minick Crown Heart World

Where is “church” on the CrownHeartWorld sketch? The sketch shows God/Man/Creation arranged in 5 columns. Those columns depicted: Creator’s ideal – where we get our sense of “ought” Creation’s deal – where we experience that the “ought” is not Creator’s redemption – God’s pursuit and rescue of us and our world Creation’s transformation – God’s ideal rekindled through his people Creator’s completion of the ideal – God, humanity and creation in shalom The 4th column represents people in this story who have trusted God revealed in Jesus as the explanation for …

Faith, Love – Hope. Ephesians

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Ephesians 1:7-10 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, (8) which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight (9) making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he set forth in Christ (10) as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth. We Christians are very aware of forgiveness by his grace. We sing about it and …