Are you a thermostat or a thermometer? Do you simply reflect what is going on around you or do you set the example? Paul set the example and urged the church in Corinth to do the same. Are you setting the example at home, school, work, and in the community?
In the intelligence age, we have lost the wisdom filter from all the information we are consuming. This can be a problem we should deal with. As we follow Jesus, where do we look to for wisdom? Wisdom simply put is God's point of view. Paul tells the church in Corinth the source of wisdom. It is available to us as well.
Long before the internet and credit cards, identity was being stolen. Our enemy loves for us to forget our true identity. Pastor Ed helps us understand our identity is as a child of God first!! Because it is our baby dedication we do a specific application for parents.
Jesus declared not even death itself will stop the church. Corinth was one of those places the Gospel took early roots. While Corinth had many problems, Paul is thankful for them and calls them to follow Jesus. In this message, we will find out we are stewards not owners of the church.