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DNA: A Common Practice

September 9, 2012 | Acts 2:42-47 | community, food

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “The DNA of Real Community” based on Acts 2:42-47. This message focuses on the third strand of “DNA,” which is the practice of breaking bread together. This first century practice of the early church was one of its four devotions. When we break bread together as the early Christians did, we are able to see the hands of Christ, the grace of Christ and the body of Christ in our gathering.

DNA: A Common Identity

September 2, 2012 | Acts 2:42-47 | community

Pastor Gary Combs continues the series “The DNA of Real Community” with this sermon about the second “devotion” of the early church, “the fellowship.” The Greek word for fellowship is koinonia. This is more than just a get-together. This is about the common identity that believers share as members of Christ’s family.

DNA: A Common Belief

August 26, 2012 | Acts 2:42-47 | community

Pastor Gary Combs begins a new series entitled “The DNA of Real Community” with this message from Acts 2:42-47 about the first century Christians devotion to a “common belief” in the apostle’s teaching. This message teaches the importance of having a commitment and devotion to God’s Word as the foundation for a true Christian community of believers.

iCommit to Connect to God’s People

August 12, 2012 | Romans 12:4-5 | community, three commitments

Pastor Gary Combs continues the “iCommit” series with this message from Romans. In the book of Romans the apostle Paul told the Roman Christians that even though they had followed Christ by an individual decision they must recognize that in following Him they had become one body, connected to other believers. When we follow Christ we make must make an individual decision to follow, but that leads to a corporate identity. We become the body of Christ connected to every other believer.