Thoughtful Action: Discussion from Sunday's Sermon

What Does a Mature Church Look Like?

Ephesians 4:1-16

 

1.     In what ways does a mature church show its dependence on God by receiving the word?

a.     Ephesians 4:11-16

b.     James 1:17

c.      Romans 10:17

2.     In what ways does a mature church show its dependence on God by a growing faith in Christ?

a.     Ephesians 3:15-21

b.     Colossians 1:27-29

3.     In what ways does a mature church display its independence?

a.     Ephesians 4:11-16

b.     Ephesians 4:1-7

c.      Ephesians 5:1-11

4.     In what ways does a mature church display in interdependence with other like-minded churches?

a.     Acts 15

b.     Colossians 4:15-16

c.      1 Corinthians 16:1-11

5.     In what areas do you think that our church is immature? How can we improve and move on towards maturity?

6.     In what areas do you think that our church is mature? How can we improve and grow even deeper in the grace and knowledge of Christ?