We were pleased to have our director of international ministries, Chris Zang, deliver this sermon, a companion to our series, Paul and the Revolution of Grace. This sermon is based on Ephesians 6:10-18. You can also view each week's sermon/worship service on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5ncsq_QNvCv61bIwKUpP5A SERIES OVERVIEW: At River’s Edge, we talk a lot about grace. We talk about saving grace, amazing grace, irresistible grace, unconditional grace, common grace, pure grace, unmerited grace, enabling grace, sacrificial grace, sustaining grace, superabundant grace, and marvelous, infinite, matchless grace. And we warn about cheap grace, falls from grace and children who were not born on Tuesday (because only Tuesday’s child is full of grace). But talk, like some forms of grace, is cheap. And sometimes, we use the word without knowing exactly what it means or how it works itself out in our lives. And sometimes, we forget how revolutionary grace was
This sermon is shared by our director of international ministries, Chris Zang, while Dane Lewis is away and is based on Matthew 18:1-6.
Most of us know that Chris and Debbie work hard, but only a handful probably know that they spend a good portion of their days each week “in” China. Perhaps that’s not literally true, but it is close enough. Each week, Chris and Debbie lead three different Bible studies over the internet with some Chinese friends. It’s an amazing ministry, and we thought you would like to know more about it. Consider this a blog in an interview format (and we will switch roles here – Dane's questions, like Mao, will be red; and Chris and Debbie’s responses will be in traditional American font! Obviously, you still have a huge heart for your homeland, but going to China every year is both expensive and draining. What are you doing to reach out to your friends in China with the good news of Jesus? We have several small groups studying the
Chris Zang, our Director of International Ministries, explores our New Worship priorities based on Jesus' encounter with the Samaritan woman in John 4:4-18.