Sugar River is organized around its purpose (and process) to make new disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Specifically, Sugar River exists for families, friends, and neighbors to Connect, Grow, and Serve in our relationship with God and others.
Holy and generous God, guide us to connect our soul purpose with You and Your will, that our relationships may flourish, leading us into a breakthrough year of growth and service, exceeding our dreams and expectations. In Jesus name, Amen.
Jesus Said What?!?!: April 1-29
We are excited to enter into a new series of messages based on the challenging statements of Jesus. These statements might bring us confusion or frustration, but upon careful reflection, we may find the Holy Spirit unlocking a profound truth for our lives in the name of one who gives life, life to the fullest.
April 29th: Jesus Said What ?!?
Love Your Enemies
Scripture Lesson: Luke 6:27-36
Ok, I get that Jesus wants us to learn to love others better. But what is this stuff about loving our enemies? Is this realistic. Can you come up with several people that you might classify as “enemies” and you feel you could never love. Jesus won’t leave us alone on this one. Our hope, our future, our experience of God’s grace upon our lives is dependent on offering grace to others. I know, what was Jesus thinking to tell us to love our enemies?