Prelude Dr. Paul Satre, organ
“Allegro” (Thomas Arne)
“Lord Most High” (arr. Dave Williamson) Sanctuary Orchestra


“Jesus Shall Reign”


Scripture Reading from Matthew 28:18–20 

“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”


“Our God Saves”

“For the Cause”


Pastoral Prayer Dr. Bill Bertsche




Anthem “Cross of Love” Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra

Claire French and Brandon Chism, duet

Greg Nelson and Bob Farrell, arr. David Hamilton © 1994 Gentle Ben Music


“All the Poor and Powerless”


Evangelism as a Mark of Christian Maturity

Philemon 6

Dr. Jerry Root


Song of Response


Benediction Dr. Bill Bertsche


Postlude Dr. Paul Satre, organ

Evangelism as a Mark of Christian Maturity

Philemon 6

Dr. Jerry Root




When you hear the term “Reckless Grace” what comes to mind?
Does it sound like an indictment against our gracious Heavenly Father? We don’t normally think of the term “reckless” positively,
but in using it as our Global Outreach Conference theme, we are highlighting the fact that God’s grace is so stunning, so extravagant, that it appears to sinners like us as reckless.


Why should He give so lavishly to sinners who deserve nothing?
When we grasp the awesomeness of what God offers us, it takes our breath away. Our prayer is that during this conference we will not only understand the magnitude of God’s grace more clearly, but also be challenged to become channels of that grace to those around us who do not know Him.


This morning we welcome Dr. Jerry Root of Wheaton College as our guest speaker. May his love for God and for those far from the Lord inspire us to greater faithfulness.


For His glory,


Bill Bertsche

Executive Pastor

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