Posts with the category “lovewell-a-theology”
Elemental: S2 - Day 15
August 13th, 2023
“The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going.” John 3:8One day at Andrews University, I passed by the football field on the way...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 35
February 4th, 2023
WEEK 5 OF 5 End Statement #5: Crosswalk will be a community that exemplifies servant leadership.INTRODUCTIONThe following is a guide to help facilitate discussion. Feel free to add or subtract o...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 34
February 3rd, 2023
Romans 12:1515 Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep.Did you know that research has shown us that the most important leadership skill is actually Empathy?Empathy really contr...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 33
February 2nd, 2023
1 Peter 4:1010 God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.This text reminds us that we have all been given gifts to steward for God....
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 32
February 1st, 2023
Hebrews 12:1-212 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 31
January 31st, 2023
Philippians 4:12-1312 I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 30
January 31st, 2023
Colossians 3:1212 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.Humility is the second character...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 29
January 31st, 2023
Proverbs 21:3The Lord is more pleased when we do what is right and just than when we offer him sacrifices.End Statement #5: Crosswalk will be a community that exemplifies servantLeadership.This week, ...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 28
January 28th, 2023
Week 4 of 8 James 1:27; Matthew 19:21; Matthew 25:40; Mark 12:40; Luke 12:33; Romans 12:20INTRODUCTIONThe following is a guide to help facilitate discussion. Feel free to add or subtract or chang...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 27
January 27th, 2023
Romans 12:2020 Instead, “If your enemies are hungry, feed them. If they are thirsty, give them something to drink.In doing this, you will heap burning coals of shame on their heads.This last text of t...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 26
January 26th, 2023
Luke 12:3333 “Sell your possessions and give to those in need. This will store up treasure for you in heaven! And the purses of heaven never get old or develop holes. Your treasure will be safe; no th...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 25
January 25th, 2023
Mark 12:4040 Yet they shamelessly cheat widows out of their property and then pretend to be pious by making long prayers in public. Because of this, they will be more severely punished.”Well, this has...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 24
January 24th, 2023
Matthew 2540 “And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to me!’Oh man! I want you to go back and read this w...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 23
January 24th, 2023
Matthew 19:2121 Jesus told him, “If you want to be perfect, go and sell all your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”Do you have any...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 22
January 22nd, 2023
James 1:2727 Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.End Statement #4-Crosswalk will be...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 21
January 21st, 2023
Week 3 of 8 End Statement #3: Crosswalk will be relevant in living out the ways of Jesus in our place and time.INTRODUCTIONThe following is a guide to help facilitate discussion. Feel free to ad...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 20
January 20th, 2023
Acts 17:27-3127 “His purpose was for the nations to seek after God and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him—though he is not far from any one of us. 28 For in him we live and move and exist....
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 19
January 19th, 2023
Acts 17:22-2622 So Paul, standing before the council, addressed them as follows: “Men of Athens, I notice that you are very religious in every way, 23 for as I was walking along I saw your many shrine...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 18
January 18th, 2023
1 Corinthians 13:113 If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.The heading for this section is “love is the g...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 17
January 17th, 2023
Matthew 4:18-2018 One day as Jesus was walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers—Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew—throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a livi...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 16
January 16th, 2023
Revelation 7:9-109 After this I saw a vast crowd, too great to count, from every nation and tribe and people and language, standing in front of the throne and before the Lamb. They were clothed in whi...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 15
January 15th, 2023
Acts 1:88 but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and Samaria, and as far as the remotest part of the earth...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 14
January 14th, 2023
Week 2 of 5 Mark 10:21; John 13:34; John 17:23; John 3:16-17; John 6:44; 1 Samuel 16:7INTRODUCTIONThe following is a guide to help facilitate discussion. Feel free to add or subtract or change qu...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 13
January 13th, 2023
1 Samuel 16:7“But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Don’t judge by his appearance or height, for I have rejected him. The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but ...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 12
January 12th, 2023
John 6:4444 For no one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them to me, and at the last day I will raise them up.What is the drawing power of an authentic relationship? In this text, we ...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 11
January 11th, 2023
John 3:16-1716 “For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. 17 God sent his Son into the world not t...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 10
January 10th, 2023
John 17:2323 I am in them and you are in me. May they experience such perfect unity that the world will know that you sent me and that you love them as much as you love me.This is the idea of intimacy...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 9
January 9th, 2023
John 13:3434 So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.What does authentic love look like to you? A discipling relationship with G...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 8
January 8th, 2023
Mark 10:2121 Looking at the man, Jesus felt genuine love for him. “There is still one thing you haven’t done,” he told him. “Go and sell all your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you wi...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 7
January 7th, 2023
Week 1 of 5 End Statement #1 - Crosswalk will be a community of belonging.INTRODUCTIONThe following is a guide to help facilitate discussion. Feel free to add or subtract or change questions to fi...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 6
January 6th, 2023
Romans 12:515 So it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.1 Corinthians 12:15-1615 If the foot says, “I am not a part of the body because I am not a han...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 5
January 5th, 2023
Genesis 2:18Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is just right for him.”God never wanted us to be alone. As stated before, one of his greatest valu...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 4
January 4th, 2023
Colossians 2:2020 You have died with Christ, and he has set you free from the spiritual powers of this world. So why do you keep on following the rules of the world, such as... Now, I don’t love using...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 3
January 3rd, 2023
John 15:1919 The world would love you as one of its own if you belonged to it, but you are no longer part of the world. I chose you to come out of the world, so it hates you.Who do you belong to? Beca...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 2
January 2nd, 2023
John 8:47Anyone who belongs to God listens gladly to the words of God. But you don’t listen because you don’t belong to God.What does it mean to belong to God?This text seems to note that if you belon...
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 1
January 1st, 2023
Matthew 19:1414 But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.”Mark 9:4141 If anyone gives you even a cup of wat...
Lovewell: A Theology Introduction
December 31st, 2022
Lovewell. It is a word, a theology, a mission and vision statement, and looks good on a t-shirt. But for those of us in the Crosswalk universe of churches, it means so much more. It is a way of lookin...
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