Bring Your One.That’s the idea this Sunday! I’ve challenged you for several weeks by asking you the simple question, “Who’s Your One?” I’ve challenged you to diligently pray for someone that God has put on your heart, someone that is lost or unchurched. As you’ve been praying for your one, God has surely given you opportunity for gospel conversations with them. Now that you have already had some gospel conversations with them, and even if you haven’t, I want to be able to share the gospel with them from the pulpit.
I'm asking you to bring your one this coming Sunday, June 9th. Bring a side dish, and bring your friend, and come worship with us and then have lunch with us. It all happens this Sunday at 11am!
Jesus often did ministry over meals. Meals are often friendly, and welcoming. Jesus dined with tax collectors and Gentiles to demonstrate his compassion for them, and to show us how to be hospitable. Jesus proclaimed good news and he fed 5,000 men. Jesus told us to remember his sacrifice through a communal meal. Jesus also told us that one day we all dine together at another meal, the marriage supper of the Lamb. This is only a small sample of the number of ministry meals that arise in Scripture.
In Luke 5, we see a meal that Jesus used for ministry, “After this he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth. And he said to him, “Follow me.” And leaving everything, he