Posts tagged with community

October 29, 2013 by Paul Vroom 1 comments

Thank You Pastors

I love pastors. I am a pastor and some of my dearest friends and role models are pastors. October is Pastor Appreciation Month so I thought I would give a shout out to all the pastors who labor so lovingly and sacrificially for the Lord in service to His people....Keep Reading

Posted in: Community Tags: community, Thanksgiving, thanks, pastor, sheep, appreciation

August 2, 2013 by Paul Vroom 0 comments

The City iPhone app is now available for our church!

The City team has worked hard to build and deliver a delightful, native iPhone app experience, and they are excited to have our church use it and let them know what we think!...Keep Reading

Posted in: Community Tags: communication, community, The City, technology

September 20, 2012 by Paul Vroom 0 comments

Will we see you Sunday?

Every week the church, Missio Dei Church gathers to worship. Throughout the North American landscape, we see that there is a growing lack of prioritizing of the gathering of the church. Family birthday celebrations, trips for the zoo with the kids, a day in the city, little league games, lawn mowing, or just a family day at home for tired souls are all vying for the average Christian’s time on Sundays....Keep Reading

Posted in: Worship Tags: worship, gathered worship, corporate worship, covenant community, community

August 16, 2012 by Paul Vroom 0 comments

Gospel-Centered Relationships: A Reflection of Eden

A proper understanding of sin also points to the fact that relationships are messy. When people live in community together it is no different. Actually, it magnifies our sin and our need for a Savior. This brings us to the nucleus of Gospel-Centered Relationships....Keep Reading

Posted in: Community Tags: community, Church, Fall, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Sin, Total Depravity, Genesis, Eden

August 15, 2012 by Paul Vroom 0 comments

Gospel-Centered Relationships: An Introduction

Community. It sounds like a really great word, doesn’t it? We all crave it. We are all part of different kinds of communities. We dream of or deeply desire a perfect, almost utopian kind of community. We have all experienced at one time or another a community that has been rich, meaningful, life-altering and something to work towards. But here is the reality: community is, more often than not, messy, disappointing, and at times heart breaking. Yes, even within the local church....Keep Reading

Posted in: Community Tags: community, Gospel, messy

June 13, 2012 by Paul Vroom 0 comments

No ship should sail alone

Contemporary Christian men, whether they can verbalize it or not, want to know that they are loved right now. They long to be loved, invested in, fathered by men who want to see them reach their full potential in Christ. Legitimate, healthy, and biblical father-son relationships are critical....Keep Reading

Posted in: Men Tags: gender, men, community, complementarianism, Father, 1 Thessalonians, 1 Corinthians, Galatians