Staying connected to Jesus, as a branch to a vine, is important, because it’s how we naturally bear fruit. Instead of focusing on bearing fruit, we’re called to focus on being disciples of Jesus, which means we’ll naturally bear fruit. Based on John 15.1-8, you can listen to “Spiritual Viticulture” at 28:05, or watch the whole service below.
Today, we received three young people into membership as they made their first public profession of faith. I aimed this message not solely at them, but I did see it as an opportunity to remind everyone of what we’re getting into when we sign on with Jesus. Based on John 15.1-17, you can listen to the message here, or click the link below it to watch the video on Facebook (member or not).