Sunday, January 12, 14
First Century Rome was devastated by plagues

Sunday, January 12, 14
First Century Rome was devastated by plagues

A PECULIAR PEOPLE

Sunday, January 12, 14
First Century Rome was devastated by plagues

A PECULIAR PEOPLE
A GROUP OF PEOPLE, LEARNING TOGETHER TO FOLLOW
GOD AND TO ...
THIS KIND OF

PECULIAR

Sunday, January 12, 14
NOT THIS KIND

Sunday, January 12, 14
NOT THIS KIND EITHER

NOT THIS KIND

Sunday, January 12, 14
DO WE SMELL OF LIFE
AND DEATH?
2Cor 2 14 Give thanks to God! He
always leads us in the winners’ parade
because we belong t...
WE BELIEVE GOD WANTS YOUR LIFE TO BE

a story worth telling | 2Cor 2:14-16

Sunday, January 12, 14
HOW WILL PEOPLE KNOW
THAT WE BELONG TO JESUS?

Sunday, January 12, 14
HOW WILL PEOPLE KNOW
THAT WE BELONG TO JESUS?

COMPELLING

OUR STORIES
Sunday, January 12, 14
Be the change you want to see in the World.
-Mahatma Gandhi

Sunday, January 12, 14
Be the change you want to see in the World.
-Mahatma Gandhi

A STORY IS SIMPLY A CHARACTER WHO WANTS
SOMETHING AND OVERCOM...
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MARTIN LUTHER
KING, JR.

MOVIE NIGHT
NEXT SATURDAY
7:30-10:00 PM
MINISTRY CENTER
FELLOWSHIP HALL

Sunday, January 12, ...
Dr. Steve Kawamura
EBCLA Missionary | Brazil

Is there a difference
between a great story and
a great Christian story?
Sun...
COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES

Sunday, January 12, 14
COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES

primary
character

Sunday, January 12, 14
COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES

primary
character

Sunday, January 12, 14

ambition
COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES

primary
character

Sunday, January 12, 14

ambition

obstacles
COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES

primary
character

Sunday, January 12, 14

ambition

obstacles

inciting
incident
COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES

primary
character

Sunday, January 12, 14

ambition

obstacles

inciting
incident

audac...
M Y S T O RY L I N E

LEARNING HOW TO
MAKE YOUR LIFE A
STORY WORTH TELLING

Sunday, January 12, 14
M Y S T O RY L I N E

LEARNING HOW TO
MAKE YOUR LIFE A
STORY WORTH TELLING
PASTOR KEN & STAFF

Sunday, January 12, 14
M Y S T O RY L I N E

LEARNING HOW TO
MAKE YOUR LIFE A
STORY WORTH TELLING
PASTOR KEN & STAFF
Every second Saturday from
9...
M Y S T O RY L I N E

LEARNING HOW TO
MAKE YOUR LIFE A
STORY WORTH TELLING
PASTOR KEN & STAFF
Every second Saturday from
9...
M Y S T O RY L I N E

LEARNING HOW TO
MAKE YOUR LIFE A
STORY WORTH TELLING
PASTOR KEN & STAFF
Every second Saturday from
9...
M Y S T O RY L I N E

LEARNING HOW TO
MAKE YOUR LIFE A
STORY WORTH TELLING
PASTOR KEN & STAFF
Every second Saturday from
9...
M Y S T O RY L I N E

LEARNING HOW TO
MAKE YOUR LIFE A
STORY WORTH TELLING
PASTOR KEN & STAFF
Every second Saturday from
9...
JESUS HAS CALLED US
TO LIVE IN SUCH A
WAY THAT OUR
STORIES LEAD PEOPLE
TO HIM AND TO HIS
CLAIMS.

Sunday, January 12, 14
JESUS HAS CALLED US
TO LIVE IN SUCH A
WAY THAT OUR
STORIES LEAD PEOPLE
TO HIM AND TO HIS
CLAIMS.
2Cor 2 16 To the one, we ...
Sunday, January 12, 14
NONE OF US.

Sunday, January 12, 14
ROMANS 8:37 No, in all these
things we are more than
conquerors through him who
loved us.

on
purpose
why evergreen
matter...
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This Church Matters Because We Believe God Wants Your Life to Be a Story Worth Telling

  1. 1. Sunday, January 12, 14
  2. 2. First Century Rome was devastated by plagues Sunday, January 12, 14
  3. 3. First Century Rome was devastated by plagues A PECULIAR PEOPLE Sunday, January 12, 14
  4. 4. First Century Rome was devastated by plagues A PECULIAR PEOPLE A GROUP OF PEOPLE, LEARNING TOGETHER TO FOLLOW GOD AND TO LOVE EACH OTHER Sunday, January 12, 14
  5. 5. THIS KIND OF PECULIAR Sunday, January 12, 14
  6. 6. NOT THIS KIND Sunday, January 12, 14
  7. 7. NOT THIS KIND EITHER NOT THIS KIND Sunday, January 12, 14
  8. 8. DO WE SMELL OF LIFE AND DEATH? 2Cor 2 14 Give thanks to God! He always leads us in the winners’ parade because we belong to Christ. Through us, God spreads the knowledge of Christ everywhere like perfume. 15 God considers us to be the sweet smell that Christ is spreading among people who are being saved and people who are dying. 16 To the one, we are the smell of death. To the other, we are the perfume of life. Who is able to do that work? (NIVR) Sunday, January 12, 14
  9. 9. WE BELIEVE GOD WANTS YOUR LIFE TO BE a story worth telling | 2Cor 2:14-16 Sunday, January 12, 14
  10. 10. HOW WILL PEOPLE KNOW THAT WE BELONG TO JESUS? Sunday, January 12, 14
  11. 11. HOW WILL PEOPLE KNOW THAT WE BELONG TO JESUS? COMPELLING OUR STORIES Sunday, January 12, 14
  12. 12. Be the change you want to see in the World. -Mahatma Gandhi Sunday, January 12, 14
  13. 13. Be the change you want to see in the World. -Mahatma Gandhi A STORY IS SIMPLY A CHARACTER WHO WANTS SOMETHING AND OVERCOMES CONFLICT TO GET IT. Sunday, January 12, 14
  14. 14. 42 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MOVIE NIGHT NEXT SATURDAY 7:30-10:00 PM MINISTRY CENTER FELLOWSHIP HALL Sunday, January 12, 14
  15. 15. Dr. Steve Kawamura EBCLA Missionary | Brazil Is there a difference between a great story and a great Christian story? Sunday, January 12, 14
  16. 16. COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES Sunday, January 12, 14
  17. 17. COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES primary character Sunday, January 12, 14
  18. 18. COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES primary character Sunday, January 12, 14 ambition
  19. 19. COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES primary character Sunday, January 12, 14 ambition obstacles
  20. 20. COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES primary character Sunday, January 12, 14 ambition obstacles inciting incident
  21. 21. COMMON ELEMENTS OF GREAT STORIES primary character Sunday, January 12, 14 ambition obstacles inciting incident audacious outcome
  22. 22. M Y S T O RY L I N E LEARNING HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIFE A STORY WORTH TELLING Sunday, January 12, 14
  23. 23. M Y S T O RY L I N E LEARNING HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIFE A STORY WORTH TELLING PASTOR KEN & STAFF Sunday, January 12, 14
  24. 24. M Y S T O RY L I N E LEARNING HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIFE A STORY WORTH TELLING PASTOR KEN & STAFF Every second Saturday from 9AM-Noon @ church Sunday, January 12, 14
  25. 25. M Y S T O RY L I N E LEARNING HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIFE A STORY WORTH TELLING PASTOR KEN & STAFF Every second Saturday from 9AM-Noon @ church From February thru May Sunday, January 12, 14
  26. 26. M Y S T O RY L I N E LEARNING HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIFE A STORY WORTH TELLING PASTOR KEN & STAFF Every second Saturday from 9AM-Noon @ church From February thru May • Sunday, January 12, 14 All EBCLA Leaders
  27. 27. M Y S T O RY L I N E LEARNING HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIFE A STORY WORTH TELLING PASTOR KEN & STAFF Every second Saturday from 9AM-Noon @ church From February thru May • • Sunday, January 12, 14 All EBCLA Leaders Any Interested Persons
  28. 28. M Y S T O RY L I N E LEARNING HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIFE A STORY WORTH TELLING PASTOR KEN & STAFF Every second Saturday from 9AM-Noon @ church From February thru May • • • Sunday, January 12, 14 All EBCLA Leaders Any Interested Persons Videotaped
  29. 29. JESUS HAS CALLED US TO LIVE IN SUCH A WAY THAT OUR STORIES LEAD PEOPLE TO HIM AND TO HIS CLAIMS. Sunday, January 12, 14
  30. 30. JESUS HAS CALLED US TO LIVE IN SUCH A WAY THAT OUR STORIES LEAD PEOPLE TO HIM AND TO HIS CLAIMS. 2Cor 2 16 To the one, we are the smell of death. To the other, we are the perfume of life. Who is able to do that work? (NIVR) Sunday, January 12, 14
  31. 31. Sunday, January 12, 14
  32. 32. NONE OF US. Sunday, January 12, 14
  33. 33. ROMANS 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. on purpose why evergreen matters Sunday, January 12, 14

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