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A Love & Commitment to the Church, Pt. 3 (Philippians 2:25-30, John 13:34-35)

Part of the Elders' Elective Series series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

David Torres
David Torres
January 29, 2012

Sermon preached on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Garden Valley Chapel; Selected Scripture.

According to pollster George Barna, while the adult population in the United States increased by 15 percent during the nineties, the number of adults who either didn't attend church or only went on major holidays increased by 92 percent.

You may invoke God's blessing upon a nation in a State of the Union Address but make no mistake about it, you are not addressing a "church-going" society or nation.

Today I want to continue to take you through the Scriptures and to consider the biblical rationale why commitment to the local church is a part of God's plan for your life.

We will cover the remaining two points today:
THE LOVING SERVICE (Misc. Scripture)
THE GOSPEL WITNESS (Misc. Scripture)

About David Torres: David Torres was born in San Salvador and moved to the States at the age of 6. He came to Christ at age 15. He is a graduate of The Master’s University (BA ’01) and The Master’s Seminary (MDiv ’06; Th.M. ‘19). He served as a pastor-teacher in Garden Valley, CA for 8 years. He works at Grace to You as the GAV Radio Producer serving the Spanish speaking world through the teaching ministry of John MacArthur. David is committed to expository preaching and shepherding God’s flock. He serves as a deacon at Grace Community Church and is a part of the Joint Heirs Fellowship Group. He was married to Angie in 2000, and they have been blessed by God with seven children: Isaiah, Emilia, Micah, Eva, Isabella, Elizabeth, and Jeremiah.