God's Messy Family - Finding Your Place When Life Isn't Perfect (The Connected Life Series)
Genealogy is, widely considered to be, one of the fastest growing hobbies in the U.S. We have become consumed with constructing our family tree in an attempt to trace our lineage. Fortunately, the Bible does an excellent job helping us...
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Genealogy is, widely considered to be, one of the fastest growing hobbies in the U.S. We have become consumed with constructing our family tree in an attempt to trace our lineage. Fortunately, the Bible does an excellent job helping us trace the ancestry of our faith family.
Pastor and author Jacob Armstrong takes an in-depth look at our faith lineage focusing specifically on the messy family dynamics found in the book of Genesis. As we begin to understand the life stories of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah, Jacob and Esau we find that their pattern looks a lot like ours-we are called, we mess up, and God continues to redeem us.
Find out how your "messy family" fits into God's family and how you are a part of God's plan for the world.Additional components for a six-week study include a DVD featuring pastor and author Jacob Armstrong and a comprehensive Leader Guide. Also available for your church is a helpful guide to small groups titled The Connected Life: Small Groups that Create Community.
The Myth of the Perfect Family The Gap Between What God Says and What You See No, Nothing Is Too Hard for the Lord Loss and Promise in the Family of God Promise Maker and Promise Keeper The Beauty of Imperfection
Jacob Armstrong is the founding pastor of Providence Church, a five-year-old United Methodist church plant in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, reaching 1,000 people each week. Providence s vision is to see those who are disconnected from God and the church to find hope, healing, and wholeness in Jesus Christ. Jacob is passionate about what he calls "Worship Without Walls," taking God's love beyond the walls of a building to places of need in the community and world.