Acts 1:8 is a mandate for missions and it seems clear that the plan, according to Jesus, is that missions should start with those closest to us. For our church that means our city. We want to love our city and be a church that makes an impact. As you look at the churches that were started in the New Testament, it's hard not to see the difference that they made in the cities they were in. We'll specifically look at how this played out in the cities of Philippi and Ephesus and then we'll look at some tangible ways we can make an impact in our city.
Continue to fill out your Neighbor challenge card from last week. If you didn't get one, there will be some available on your way out.
Small Group Questions
1. What does it mean for you to cause a “beautiful disruption” in your city?
2. Why should the church serve our city? How have you seen a church impact their city in the past?
3. What role do you see your Small Group playing in impacting our city?
4. Is anyone in the group interested in serving as a missions coordinator? This person would meet with our Missions Pastor, Jonah quarterly to discuss ways for your Small Group to serve.