3 John (Don’t Be a Diotrephes)


We finished up our “Knowing That You Know Jesus” series today by studying 3 John.  The entire study since the beginning of this year has been so good.  Jeff’s message on 3 John concerning encouragement and confrontation within the church was so insightful and practical.  The Apostle John was encouraging Gaius concerning opposition he received from Diotrephes – a person within the church who loved to be first.  Don’t be one of those.

Since it was Mother’s Day, we had our ladies lead us in worship.  I thought about giving all these moms the week off, but then I realized that maybe someone else responsible for watching the kids that morning might be a welcomed treat.  My wife and the other ladies did great.  While they sing great, they lead great.  They are worship focused themselves.

Today, we worshiped to:

We also gave out baby bottles to raise money for Crossroads Pregnancy Center.  This story is great.  A discipleship group in our church served Crossroads during our Love [in]deed day, and they haven’t lost the itch.  In fact, they want to continue giving back.  So from now until Father’s Day, fill up these baby bottles with donations to serve this ministry.  Love when people get Kingdom service!