Blog Post Sunday Gathering 06.11.2017

The purpose of this blog post is to help our church to engage and prepare our hearts to worship King Jesus. We will highlight the Scripture that we will preach on as well as the songs we will be singing during our Sunday Gathering. Here are a three simple ways to prepare your heart: 1) Read through and meditate on the text that will be preached that Sunday with your family or friends. 2) Sing, listen or read through some of the song lyrics that we will sing together and ask God to grow and strengthen our faith and understanding of Him through them. 3) Pray for God to reveal Himself to you and the The Crossing church in powerful ways! Worship through the Word: Psalm 24 Worship through Singing: Lord I Need You The Wonderful Cross Give Us Clean Hands Lift High the Name of Jesus Beautiful Behold Our... Continue reading

Blog Post Sermon Discussion Questions John 5:18-29

Hey leaders, Here’s a recap on this last week’s message. I hope it’s helpful in your own preparation process. Since a lot of this study will have to do with the relationship between God the Father, God the Son, and (implicitly) God the Holy Spirit, I would urge you to spend some time praying for the Spirit to come and reveal his truth to you and your group this week and ask him to show you where to apply these truths before you launch into the study. Teaching Goal: Jesus imitates God the Father as Healer, Giver of Life, and Judge. Application Goal: That when we know who Jesus is, we are able to imitate him in our lives in such a way that it brings other people to life. TPQ: The message this last week was all about how Jesus the Son imitates God the Father. To some degree, we all imitate our parents. What are some of the things that you imitate from your parents that you’re thankful for? What are some things that you imitate from your parents that you previously... Continue reading

Blog Post Sermon Discussion John 1:35-51

Here’s a few sermon discussion questions to help our church love God by applying his Word to our lives. Feel free to use these questions for personal reflection, alongside your family, within a smaller discipleship/journey group, or even within the context of your Life Group. If you missed Sunday’s sermon from John 1:35-51 you can view online here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7R1Uk1OBfx In this passage, we're reminded of two pillars in Jesus' ministry: 'Come and see' 'Go and tell' Come & See-- Jesus asks the followers of John "what are you seeking?" (what do you want?) and they answer back with their own question "where are you staying?". Christ invites them to "come and see", to follow Him and live and learn. Q: are there questions I bring when I consider following Jesus? Do these questions draw me to Him or draw me away from him? Aaron shared his experience of having his mom die suddenly years ago and how this could've drawn his family away from... Continue reading

Blog Post Pray for Laborers!

Jesus said, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest." Luke 10:2 Some of the best advice I ever got when I was first planting The Crossing Church was to pray through Luke 10:2. I took the advice, set up a daily appointment in my phone and for the past 5 years at 10am I have been reminded to pray for laborers. Has Jesus answered that prayer? Absolutely! The Crossing started out with 9 people (7 of them of my own family) in my living room and over the past 5 years we have seen numerous people impacted by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In 2014 we planted our first Church from The Crossing, Choice City Church. In 2016, Lord willing, we will send 10-15 laborer's to Durango to continue the spread of the Gospel. Would you join me by setting up a reminder in your calendar everyday at 10am to pray for the Lord to send laborers into his harvest? This is a simple yet very powerful way... Continue reading

Blog Post Sunday Gathering March 1st

Here is our weekly blog that we post in hopes of helping those coming to The Crossing’s Sunday Gathering to engage and prepare our hearts to worship King Jesus. We will highlight the Scripture that we will preach on as well as the songs we will be singing. Here are a three simple ways to prepare your heart: 1) Read through and meditate on the text that will be preached that Sunday with your family or friends. 2) Sing, listen or read through some of the song lyrics that we will sing together and ask God to grow and strengthen our faith and understanding of Him through them. 3) Pray for God to reveal Himself to you and the The Crossing in powerful ways! Worship through the Word: Acts 20:17-38 Worship through Singing: Come Thou Fount Man of Sorrows In Christ Alone Jesus I My Cross Have Taken Our Great... Continue reading

Blog Post Servants of the Kingdom

The Mission: to make disciples for the glory of God and the joy of his people. We at the Crossing desire for all of our Covenant Partners to see themselves as missionaries. Specifically that Jesus has sent us into the world and wants to use us in the lives of those around us everyday. This can be with family, friends, co-workers and anyone Jesus opens a door for a relationship. With that, there are a few folks in our body that have been called by God to serve in various capacities both locally and abroad. We've recently highlighted some of the folks during some of our Sunday Gatherings. Here's a recap, contact info and ways your can specifically pray for these missionaries. Locally: Karsten and Alex Sween - Serving with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) as the Northern Colorado Director Karsten & Alex have been coming to the Crossing since 2014. They have a heart for the gospel to be reached into the lives of coaches and players all across Northern Colorado. They... Continue reading

Blog Post Sunday’s Gathering Feb.15th

Here is our weekly blog that we post in hopes of helping those coming to The Crossing’s Sunday Gathering to engage and prepare our hearts to worship King Jesus. We will highlight the Scripture that we will preach on as well as the songs we will be singing. Here are a three simple ways to prepare your heart: 1) Read through and meditate on the text that will be preached that Sunday with your family or friends. 2) Sing, listen or read through some of the song lyrics that we will sing together and ask God to grow and strengthen our faith and understanding of Him through them. 3) Pray for God to reveal Himself to you and the The Crossing in powerful ways! Worship through the Word: Acts 20:1-16 Worship through Singing: God Alone Man of Sorrows To Christ the Ransomed Sinners Run When I Survey (The Wondrous Cross) The Church's One... Continue reading

Blog Post Sunday Gathering, January 4th

Here is our weekly blog that we post in hopes of helping those coming to The Crossing’s Sunday Gathering to engage and prepare our hearts to worship King Jesus. We will highlight the Scripture that we will preach on as well as the songs we will be singing. Here are a three simple ways to prepare your heart: 1) Read through and meditate on the text that will be preached that Sunday with your family or friends. 2) Sing, listen or read through some of the song lyrics that we will sing together and ask God to grow and strengthen our faith and understanding of Him through them. 3) Pray for God to reveal Himself to you and the The Crossing in powerful ways! Worship through the Word: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 Worship through Singing: Wonderful Cross Man of Sorrows Cornerstone Jesus, Firm... Continue reading