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Jan 04, 2015

An Opportunity to Be Faithful

Passage: 1 Corinthians 4:1-2

Preacher: Dr. Dwayne Milioni

Series: State of the Church

Category: Sermon

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An Opportunity to be Faithful


A Faithful God
God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 Corinthians 1:9
A Faithful Church
This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.
1 Corinthians 4:1-2

By 2020
1300-1400 active members
400 children
100 youth
60 small groups

Our Mission
All those who unite with the fellowship of this church shall joyfully co-labor together to fulfill our mission which is summarized by the following terms: Believe, Live, Share, Multiply. Therefore, as a church we will:

Our Mission
BELIEVE in the fullness of God’s gospel
LIVE out our faith through authentic, cross-cultural biblical fellowship
SHARE the good news of salvation with others
MULTIPLY disciples and churches to the glory of Christ and his kingdom
To this end, we will focus our time, talents and financial treasures as we serve our local church for our Lord Jesus Christ to fulfill this mission.

Five Years of Faithfulness
BELIEVE in the fullness of God’s gospel:
Being formed and grounded in Christ
Living out a generous gospel
Advancing the kingdom
Strengthening the church
Celebrating our soon coming King


Five Years of Faithfulness
LIVE out our faith through authentic, cross-cultural biblical fellowship
Enjoying life together at deeper levels
Figuring out what it means to have “community”
Taking the responsibility of discipleship
Moving fellowship into neighborhoods
Developing new group leaders

Five Years of Faithfulness
SHARE the good news of salvation with others
Forming friendships for Christ
Engage lost people through small group life & forming missional groups
Utilize outreach events to build bridges
Reaching families, college & single pros
Five Years of Faithfulness
MULTIPLY disciples and churches to the glory of Christ and his kingdom
Emphasize making and multiplying disciples
Cooperate to multiply churches
Increase efforts to reach internationals in our community


Open Door Family Ministries
Partnering with parents to make disciples of the next generation
Effectively revealing Christ and his gospel
Involvement in neighboring schools
Community outreach events and ministries (Soccer Nights)
Reaching colleges & universities
Open Door Facilities
Renovating existing land & buildings
Paying off current mortgage
Making plans for new Worship Center
An Opportunity to be Faithful