What is this sermon about?
This sermon is about how we are connectional and diverse as a United Methodist Church.
Why is this sermon important?
This sermon is important because staying connected with those that are different than us is part of being a United Methodist.
What is the context of this sermon?
This is the third sermon in the series, Love Divine: Life as a United Methodist. During this series we will consider the defining characteristics of life as a United Methodist Christian and what makes our approach to faith distinct from others. We will look for ways that our heritage can defines our faith and challenge us to rediscover our spiritual passion.
What are the next action steps?
- stay connected with other people for support and accountability.
- recognize and appreciate diversity
- make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
What is the good news (bottom line)?
The good news is that Jesus sends us on our mission; God keeps us connected and the Holy Spirit works through our diversity.