The Summit Church
As believers, we are called to run toward tragedy and not away from it. Faithful Christians have done this throughout many generations. Let's be faithful in this moment to be the hands and feet of Christ caring for the sick and pointing people to ultimate hope in him.
On April 12, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. sat in a small, solitary jail cell in Birmingham, reading a newspaper article written by several white clergymen. Dr. King immediately began composing a response in the margins of the newspaper itself. And four days later, having gotten some paper from his lawyer, he finished and sent the now famous “Letter From Birmingham Jail.”
You ask, "Pastor J.D., Do you use the same sermon illustrations over and over again?" To which I reply, "Is Nic Cage the greatest actor of our generation?"
We believe that God’s Word is good and trustworthy, and that his design for the church will stand throughout time and prosper the church, now and always. In Christ’s service, every brother and sister finds unimaginable grace, inestimable value, and eternal purpose.
As a follow-up to this weekend's sermon, here are several resources—about abortion, homosexuality, and racism—from our archives and around the web.
When we were first challenged to give financially to the church through messages at the Summit five years ago, we both felt this undeniable and simultaneous nudge to finally start giving. So we made a commitment to give. And then we did what came naturally to us: We gave nothing.