May18FriMay 18, 2018 Pastor Eric Groot-Nibbelink
Last Sunday we reflected on what is sometimes known as the other Lord’s prayer, the prayer of Jesus recorded in John 17, the night before his crucifixion. Unlike the Lord’s prayer of Matthew 6 which teaches us how to pray; this passage shows Jesus himself in prayer.
Apr17TueApril 17, 2018 Pastor Eric Groot-Nibbelink
Apr6FriLecture at Redeemer University April 6, 2018
Fruitful living is joy-filled, abundant living in Christ. When we are overtaken by the generosity of Jesus, our expressions of generosity towards others overflow beyond measure; then “the floodgates of heaven” are thrown open and so much blessing is poured out “there will not be room enough to store...
Here for the next few weeks we are revisiting the phrases displayed in our fellowship hall: THE FIVE PRACTICES OF FRUITFUL CONGREGATIONS, based on materials by Robert Schnase.
Practice #4 - Risk-taking Mission and Service
Our comfortable North American lifestyle and mindset sets us up to often ignore, dismiss, minimize, and rationalize away the...
Here for the next several weeks we will consider again the phrases displayed in our fellowship hall: THE FIVE PRACTICES OF FRUITFUL LIVING, based on materials by Robert Schnase.
Practice #1: “Radical Hospitality”
Everyone likes to be considered a hospitable person and every church likes to be considered a hospitable...
Dec14ThuDecember 14, 2017 Pastor Eric Groot-Nibbelink
In late November, I hosted another book study at Bethel Church with the pastors of Classis Chatham (our denominational region).