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Posts from February 2014

Making Disciples Out of Christians

Most people in Metropolitan Church would say they believe in discipleship, in learning what it means to follow Jesus, and following Him. I believe they would say that evangelism, that is, communicating the gospel, is a part of faithful discipleship. After all, Jesus said, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Matthew 9:19 NASB).

Grief Support Groups to Begin in March

Let’s face it – we have experienced a lot of loss here at MBC in the recent past.I believe that having support while grieving is a crucial function of the Body of Christ. GriefShare, a video curriculum for a small group, is designed to help hurting people recover from the loss of a family member or friend. Each session combines practical information with a biblical, Christ-centered focus on the spiritual issues which accompany the grieving process.

A “Mysterious” Movie

The visit of a mysterious circus to a small western town in Arizona and its effects on the townspeople is portrayed in the movie “7 Faces of Dr. Lao” to be shown at Movies on the Met on Saturday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m. in FLC 130.

A Rising Barometer

Then He arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace, be still!” And the wind ceased and there was a great calm. Mark 4:39 (NKJV) It was a perfect evening as my friend Ron and I launched the boat and headed out to deeper water to fish. The water was calm, and there was a refreshing breeze that kept us cool.

Serving the Poor and Needy

Two of the missionaries we support through Faith Promise giving serve with organizations that target specific needs of children and the poor and needy. One of these missionaries is Phil Aspegren, Executive Director of Casa Viva in Costa Rica (www.casaviva.org). His wife, Jill, joins him in this work, along with their team of trained professionals.

Empowered

To see the gospel spread worldwide is the goal of the missionaries we support through Faith Promise giving. Two of these missionaries work within organizations who seek to serve myriads of individuals and groups to be more effective and purposeful in their evangelism and discipleship endeavors. Global Service Network has as their motto to “Empower Servants of Christ to Take the Gospel to the World.” They work with church, campus ministries, professionals, para-church groups and missionaries to p…

Elder Nominees

The following men have been nominated to the position of Elder. We will choose 3 at our annual meeting on March 9 at 6:00 p.m. Name: Robert Black Family: Wife: Janet; Children: Sarah, Lydia Occupation: Attorney Salvation (approximate date): 1990s Years as Member of Metropolitan: 19 years MBC Ministry Involvement: Sunday School Superintendent; Sunday School Class President; Substitute Teacher; Church Finance Committee; Task Force on Music Ministry/Contemporary Service; De…

Deacon Nominees

The following have been nominated for the position of Deacon in our church. We will choose 5 deacons from these shown below at our annual business meeting on Sunday, March 9, at 6:00 p.m. Name: Juli Cowden Family: Husband: Steve; Children: Rachel, Rebecca Occupation: Office Manager, OKC County Health Dept.

Blood Drive for Faith

We often sit in awe of the way that the Lord is moving at Britton Courtyard Apartments. He continually provides us with connections and friendships within the community there. These connections most often come in the form of children, but lately the Lord has been faithful to bless us with growing relationships with many of the adults who live there.

God, Girls, & Getting Connected

Spiritual Apps for a Teen’s Life by Robin Marsh and Lauren Nelson Wish your questions about life, faith, and relationships could be answered as fast as a text to your best friend? Here’s the great news: God’s text message – the Bible – is full of immediate personal messages and answers for you. And these straight – talk devotions highlight what matters most to you with spiritual apps to help you connect with and embrace your: God – Who knows and cares about your every need and dream Identity – W…