What would happen if every follower of Jesus took the Great Commandment literally?
Is it possible that the solution to our society’s biggest issues has been right under our noses for the past two thousand years? Most of us have turned this simple idea of loving our neighbors into a nice saying, putting it on bumper stickers and refrigerator magnets and then going on with our lives without really putting it into practice.
It’s time to be the community within the community.
Click below for the audio from each week of this transformational series.
In an interview style, Pastor Marty talks to people in our congregation who are living lives of "neighboring" by loving those just outside their doors.
Imagine with Pastor Marty as he poses the question, "What would happen if we, as believers, were committed to reaching out to our neighbors?" He believes that not only our neighbors and our communities would be changed, but our world would as well.
According to Jesus, the most important commandment is actually two put together from Matthew 22 - Love God and Love Your Neighbor. Pastor Marty explains how when we live by that, by God's love in us, we can't help but love our neighbor.
Pastor Marty continues this series and looks at The Church (worldwide all of God's people). He reminds us that church is not about a building or a facility, but it's about God's people who are committed to living and loving outside the walls of wherever "Church" is.
What does it mean to "be a neighbor?" Walk through this teaching as Pastor Marty answers how we can do that on a daily basis to fulfill all that God has for us.
Listen in as Pastor Marty reminds us that Jesus has called us to take the initiative to be a neighbor to those around us and that "a great commitment to the great commandment will grow a great community."
Pastor Jonathan Edwards shares more on what it means to "be the community in your community." That wherever you are, that is where you are called to love.
In the first of the series, Pastor Marty explores what would happen if every follower of Jesus took the Great Commandment seriously. What would happen if we lived our lives purposed to love our neighbors?