Sermon Topic: Discipleship
John's death (John, as in "the Baptist") should have been the subject of a soap opera. It is the ultimate good vs. evil storyline, complete with romance and vengeance. And all because John wouldn't stay quiet about Herod's affair. But here's the thing (spoiler alert for Sunday's message): discipleship is costly, but holiness has benefits.
Let's talk about renewing community relationships and getting a plan of action for spiritual formation. In a race, community and discipleship are the "lead leg" -- the one that puts us into the race. So, let's get ready to run the race together this fall.