The Way Of The Cross - Week 5: "Invite"
This week I'll be concluding the sermon series "The Way of The Cross: Following Christ On the Lenten Path." Each week we'll be exploring one of the core values of our church as a Lenten practice, a spiritual discipline that we can take up --both as individuals and as a community. Our core values are: Worship, Connect, Grow, Serve and Invite. Today we'll be talking about what it means to Invite. When I was in seventh grade I used to go out with my youth group doing "door-to-door witnessing." In case you are wondering what "door-to-door" witnessing is all about, think Jehovah's Witnesses, or Mormon missionaries... kind of like that. I would be required to dress up for these occasions. I would wear a short sleeved dress shirt, a garish clip on tie and would fix my hair with Brylcreme. Brylcreme, for those of you have no idea what is was a kind of pomade that made your hair look slick and shiny. Some might call that g