Blog: Fellowship of the Forgiven

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Five Crowns (Part 2)

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:33

Revelation 4:9-11 “And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him who is seated on the throne, who lives forever and ever, 10 the twenty-four elders fall down before him who is seated on the throne and worship him who lives forever and ever. They cast their crowns before the throne, saying, 11 “Worthy are you, our Lord

FIVE Crowns (Part 1)

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 18:41

Last night, we introduced Dawson’s study on the Five Crowns in scripture, a study on rewards. As was evident in our discussion, context is king when it comes to the study of scripture. Dawson attempts to briefly introduce a massive study on the Christian life – specific facets of the Sanctification process – and soteriology (the study of the doctrine

Eternal Perspective: Session 1

Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:01

What stands in the way of Christians and whole churches accomplishing the mission Christ left the Church in Matthew 28:18-20? Is it resources, strategy, or leadership? Could it be mission drift or even the effect of sin in our lives? David Dawson suggests the greatest obstacle to accomplishing our mission has to do with perspective. Specifically, keeping our lives in

Encounter this Fall at FBCA (VIDEO)

Fri, 11 Sep 2015 19:43

In Jesus… a series through the Gospel of John this Fall at Encounter. Select Sunday evenings this fall at 6:30pm at FBC Alexandria. The service will begin promptly at 6:30 and childcare* is offered. AUG 30: In Jesus, God Dwells With Us SEPT 13 – In Jesus, God Confronts Sin SEPT 27 – In Jesus, God Gives Us New Birth

Intro to Equipping the Saints: Discipleship Class

Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:44

I’m excited to teach through a fantastic discipleship material this fall at FBCA called Equipping the Saints by David Dawson. This material was transformational in my life when Pastor Bill Black discipled me as a college student in North Texas. We kicked off the study last night by introducing the relational discipleship model! I’m praying that this study will result