April 9th, 2017

Here’s what’s coming up

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 April 9th.

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

EASTER SUNDAY PICTURES: If you would like to have family pictures taken on Easter morning, a photographer will be available.

BLOOD DRIVE: Saturday, April 15th from 8:30am to 2:00pm, the Red Cross will be holding a blood drive in the Crossroads 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. The cost is $50 per couple or $25 per person. Please register online

GENESIS WOMEN’S RETREAT: Our annual Women’s Retreat is coming up! Join us April 28th through 30th at a lakeside cabin in McCall. You won’t want to miss this refreshing weekend of fellowship and worship. Cost is $70 per person. A $25 deposit secures your spot. Scholarships are available upon request. Register online.

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

GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS: If you would like to receive Genesis specific communications via CCB, please contact carolyn@crossroadsnampa.com to add your family.

ARE YOU ON FACEBOOK? Follow our Genesis Facebook page to get updates and stay aware of upcoming events. 

GENESIS WOMEN: If you’re looking for ways to get involved with women’s ministries at Crossroads and Genesis, check out our website or contact jennifer@crossroadsnampa.com.

GENESIS YOUTH: Immediately following worship, Genesis Youth (5th through 12th grades) are invited to the upstairs room for a youth class. Contact jeffstmary@crossroadsnampa.com with questions.

FINANCIAL UPDATE: 

Needed monthly: $171,234

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

 

Sermon: Macrothumia

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: