Posts from June 2014

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Ignite 4: Means

by Pastor Carlos

CONVICTION Without conviction there is no conversion.  Without the recognition of sin there is no need for the Savior.  A critical component of the gospel is the recognition that we are all sinners. The vital truth that we need to see is that while we have sinned against other people, we have primarily sinned against […]

Ignite 3: Message

by Pastor Carlos

COMMUNICATION   Many people including preachers and writers constantly quote the famous words attributed to Francis of Assisi, “Preach the Gospel at all times; use words if necessary.”  Although it sounds good; is it accurate?  Can we preach the Gospel without using words?  How can it be possible? (Romans 10:13–14)   Good deeds and good […]

Ignite 2: Methods

by Pastor Carlos

CONNECTION How we say something can be just as important as what we say. Nonverbal signs or cues can comprise more than half of what is being communicated.  So when we share the gospel we want to be sure we do so in a way that is consistent with the truth of the gospel.  We […]

Ignite 1: Motivation

by Pastor Carlos

Motivation “For I am not ashamed of the gospel!” declared the Apostle Paul.  This declaration is found in the beginning of his letter to the Romans.  This is where we start our Ignite series.  The heart of these messages is to kindle a passion to proclaim the glorious message of the gospel.  How do you […]