What if the Church…ESTABLISHED A CULTURE OF CARE Sermon Notes


3 Steps Towards Establishing a Culture of Care 

Step 1 –  Understanding it begins [text] [text], not [text] [text].
“Why should this church establish a culture of care?”


“I once was isolated and orphaned…But Jesus!”


“God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.”  EPHESIANS 1:5 (NLT)


“There are almost 4,000 children in the foster care system in the KC Metro area.  The church should do something about this.  NOT because the need is so overwhelming but rather because the Gospel is so compelling.”  


Step 2 – Includes [text] the Church, not just a [text].


“For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them.” ROMANS 12:4-6


Step 3 – Requires [text] to care for.


3 Ways to Impact the Lives of Children in Foster Care:
1.[text] In – Using the Care Portal we have the opportunity to meet real-time needs of the people in our community.


2.Walk [text] – What would it look like for Cross Points to establish a team that provides intentional care for your families who are serving as Foster Parents?


3.Become [text] – Some will be called to invite a child into their family.
 If you sense God calling you into this area of ministry your next step is the Foster Care Information Expo on Thursday, June 16th.

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