April 9th, 2017

Here’s what’s coming up

DISCOVER CROSSROADS: On Sunday, April 9th at 12:30pm in Room 4/5, join us as we share the vision and DNA of Crossroads. You will have the opportunity to meet the pastors, get involved, and ask questions. Snacks will be provided.

CROSSROADS MEN’S SOFTBALL: If you are interested in playing on the Crossroads men’s softball team this year, contact Jeff at jeffstmary@crossroadsnampa.com. Registration is due by April 11th, practices begin Sunday, April 9th.

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: Join us Friday, April 14th, 6:30-7:30pm for our Good Friday service. Children’s ministry will be available for Infants through PreK. 

SABBATICAL SEASON: Beginning Sunday, April 23rd, Crossroads will be entering into a sabbatical season as a congregation. To learn more about the special events and guest speakers, see the schedule online

HEART AND HANDS RESOURCE DRIVE: We are partnering with schools in the area to provide food and hygiene kits for children in our community who are in need. For more information, pick up a flier at the welcome center, or email Toni Fonseca at toni@crossroadsnampa.com.

BLOOD DRIVE: Saturday, April 15th from 8:30am to 2:00pm, the Red Cross will be holding a blood drive in the gym. Contact Shelley Babbit at srbabbit@msn.com or (208) 465-6181 to register.

HOW WE LOVE WORKSHOP: On April 21st-22nd, Milan and Kay Yerkovich will be facilitating a workshop about relationships. Please register online. Registration will also be available at the door. 

MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP: June 12th-16th, 6th through 8th grades are invited to Shiloh Bible Camp in Donnelly. Cost is $175. Registration will begin April 15th. For questions, email beth@crossroadsnampa.com.

 

For your information

NEW HERE? Welcome! We are glad you’re here. If you’re wanting to watch the sermon but have restless children, the overflow room, a nursing mother’s room, and the foyer have a live sermon feed. If you’re looking for ways to connect, visit our website.

EASTER YOUTH SERVICES: We will not have youth services on Easter Sunday. Instead, please join your families for worship in the sanctuary.

WE NEED YOU! As we transition to three Sunday morning services, we need more volunteers to step in and serve the body of Crossroads. Visit our website to learn more. 

STAY UPDATED: Connect with us on Church Community Builder (CCB). For more information, contact Carolyn St. Mary at carolyn@crossroadsnampa.com.

FINANCIAL UPDATE: 

Needed monthly: $171,234

Received in April: $49,029 (29%)

 

Sermon: Macrothumia

Pastor Jim Halbert

Macrothumia (mak-roth-oo-mee’-ah): Patience in respect toward others for the sake of love. Long (macro) suffering or passion (thymos). The antonym of macrothumia is wrath or revenge. 

“To whom He also showed Himself alive after his passion.” – Acts 1:3

The Father’s suffering

Scriptural: His patience 

Practical: It’s terrible and wonderful.

Jesus’ suffering

Scriptural: Suffering servant and king (Isaiah 53 and Zechariah 9) 

Practical: The Garden struggle

Our suffering

Scriptural: Matthew 24:14, Romans 2:4, and 2 Peter 3:9 

Practical: It’s terrible and wonderful!

Conclusion: