Series Big Idea
“Instead of being deeply formed, we settle for being shallowly shaped.” -Rich Villodas
God is not interested in transforming some parts of us and leaving the rest untouched. He is calling us to become like Jesus.
“I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you!” -Galatians 4:19
This series is a call to a transformed way of being in the world that’s marked by new rhythms, interior awareness, racial solidarity, sexual wholeness, and missional presence.
Message 1 | Jesus Slowed Down
Scripture: Luke 4:1-2, Mark 1:35, Mark 6:30-32, Luke 5:15-16, John 15:5-8, Psalm 46:10
Message Big Idea: To be deeply formed into the image of Christ, we must slow down to enter a place of solitude and stillness before God.
Message 2 | Jesus was Self-Aware
Scripture: Matthew 7:3-5, Psalm 139
Message Big Idea: To be deeply formed into the image of Christ, we must understand our own emotions so that we can learn to love well.
Message 3 | Jesus Demonstrated Solidarity
Scripture: Mark 3:13-19, Matthew 10:2-4, Acts 10, Galatians 2:11-14
Message Big Idea: To be deeply formed into the image of Christ, we must engage in habits that can help bring racial solidarity in the church and to the world.
Message 4 | Jesus Understood Intimacy
Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27, Genesis 2:21-24, Matthew 19:1-6, Hebrews 2:14-18
Message Big Idea: To be deeply formed into the image of Christ, we must give ourselves to relationships that cultivate sexual wholeness.
Message 5 | Jesus was on Mission
Scripture: Luke 19:10, John 20:19-22, Genesis 12:1-3, Jesus’ Example: Luke 6:12-16, Luke 18:35-42, Matthew 9:9-13, John 13:3-5, John 3:14-17
Message Big Idea: The world needs Jesus. Therefore, the world needs people on mission who are deeply formed in the image of Christ.
- Sermon Manuscript in MS Word
- Discussion Guide in MS Word and PDF
- MP3 of messages
- Service Flow for each week