This will introduce a 4-week series on the Sermon on the Mount. The first section tells us that Jesus is inviting all kinds of people to follow him. Blessed are….. However if you want to follow and get in on the Kingdom of God you must participate. Following Jesus is not a spectator sport.
Scripture Reference: Matthew 5:16
This week we welcome JP Sundararajan, the India-Asia director for Audio Scripture Ministries. JP will share the story of his parents’ journey to Jesus.
Audio Scripture Ministries works with national organizations around the world to produce and distribute audio recordings of God’s Word in a variety of languages. In India alone, more than 1,600 languages are spoken. Audio Scriptures give people access to the Bible in their own language, even when written translations aren’t available or the people are illiterate. JP travels in and around India and other parts of Asia, helping local organizations with audio Scriptures. He also spends time in North America, promoting Audio Scriptures’ work and building bridges between the cultures. He is married to Katy. They have a daughter, Leila Ruth, and a son, Reuben Alagar.
Many people are afflicted by addictions. Some of us are addicts, others recovering addicts, and others affected by the addicts around us. This week we will show how God can help addicts and their victims.
Scripture Reference: I Corinthians 6: 18-20; Romans 3: 21-26