Series:This Is Us

(This Is Us – Part 3)
July 18, 2021

Preschool Lesson:    The Big Picnic
Elementary Lesson:  KON Godly Character

Worship Team: Angela Cano, Cheryl Young, Rachael Torres, Miguel Torres, Jim Carlile

Sermon: Ruben Ortega

YouVersion link: http://bible.com/events/48733166


11 Values That Make S.I.E.R.R.A. V.I.S.T.A. Unique: 

  • S = seeker-sensitive 

“For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost.”  (Luke 19:10 ) 

  • I = inspirational 

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing. (1 Thessalonians 5:11 )

(Encourage: cheer, buoy up, uplift, inspire, motivate, spur on, stir, stir up, fire up)

  • E = evangelical

Jesus: “In the same way that the Father gave me a mission in the world, I give you a mission in the world.”  (John 17:18 ) [MSG] 

  • R = relational-minded 

Every day in the temple complex, and in various homes, they continued teaching  and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Messiah.  (Acts 5:42 ) 

  • R = relevant 

“To the weak I became weak, in order to win the weak. I have become all things to all people, so that I may by every possible means save some. (1 Corinthians 9:22 ) 

  • A = accepting

“Therefore accept one another, just as the Messiah also accepted you, to the glory of God.” (Romans 15:7 ) 

  • V = visionary

1 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, if any consolation of love,  if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any affection and mercy, 2 fulfill my joy by thinking the same way, having the same love, sharing the same feelings, focusing on one goal.” (Philippians 2:1-2 ) 

  • I = intentional

“For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.” (Colossians 1:16 ) 

  • S = servant-minded

“For you were called to be free, brothers; only don’t use this freedom as  an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love.” (Galatians 5:13 ) 

  • T = teaching

“You have heard me teach things that have been confirmed by many reliable witnesses. Now teach these truths to other trustworthy people who will be able to pass them on to others.”  (2 Timothy 2:2 ) [NLT] 

  • A = authentic leadership

“Remember your leaders who have spoken God’s word to you. As you carefully observe the outcome of their lives, imitate their faith.” (Hebrews 13:7 )

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