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What Compelling Looks Like

Today’s primary texts: Luke 14:23, 2 Corinthians 2:14-16

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Talk about it: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. What are some things/people that you have been compelled by and why?
  2. What did Jesus do to compel others into the Kingdom of Heaven?
  3. How does Newport Mesa Church come alongside you and help you grow?
  4. How can you become a more “smelly” Christian?
  5. Why is it important to embrace our “smelliness” in our schools, workplace, and communities?

Question: What do you think are the main reasons your family and friends struggle with isolation?

Today’s primary texts: Genesis 3, Luke 14:15-24

Participate in a Grow Group and help restore that which is broken.

Talk about it: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. What are the things in your life that most move you towards isolation and disconnection?
  2. What would you have done, had you been Adam or Eve in the garden? Why?
  3. How can Newport Mesa Church embody the Luke 14:15-24 passage?
  4. How does contributing to healthy communities (Grow Groups) help put our world back together again?
  5. Why are healthy communities so rare and what can be done to make them more common?

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Thank you for considering being a part of the Grow Group Leadership Team. Our hope is that Newport Mesa Church grows larger and smaller at the same time. We believe that in Grow Groups people will find community, connection, support, care, spiritual growth, and deep friendships. We hope you will help us provide this to our communities and we commit to equipping you with...

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April 8, 2018 |How to Grow

Spiritual Growth Practices:

  • Bible Study
  • Prayer
  • Community
  • Service

TALK ABOUT IT: Questions to process with family, friends, & yourself.

  1. What are you doing to grow closer to God?
  2. What is currently not helping you grow closer to God?
  3. How do you think seeing Christianity as more than a belief system will help your perspective?
  4. How would you judge your current “orientation” towards God (are you moving closer or are you moving away from)? Why?
  5. Why do you think these practices have a strong correlation to growing closer to God?

Next Sunday, July 31, is the last of our single service Sundays in July, followed by a community event.  July 31 - Baptism and Beach Day at Pirates Cove, Corona del Mar  Beach Time Join us at Corona del Mar State Beach from 2pm - 6pm. Look for the Newport Mesa Church feather banners. The Baptism will begin at 3pm in Pirate's Cove. Bring your beach gear and food/drinks for...

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Saturday, April 30 | 9am-12pm | Newport Mesa Church | Community Room Guest speaker: Robert Waddington, MSW Robert Waddington, MSW, has worked in the field of child welfare for 26 years, encompassing both residential treatment centers and public social services. He has developed and presented training workshops on many topics to audiences consisting of foster/adoptive parents, Regional Center caregivers, social work supervisors, social workers, and Court Appointed...

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In 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau stated that 71 percent of single parent families are headed by single moms–41 percent of those single moms were never married. Lotus is designed to support those women. Lotus will be meeting every Wednesday night for Bible study about the book of Philippians beginning February 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Dome. If you are a single mother...

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“A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.”  Proverbs 27:9 This season is "Sisterhood" as we Grow In Friendship Together (GIFT). We will offer six exciting and fun classes.  This Women's Ministry event will be take place four consecutive Sunday evenings: November 1, 8, 15, & 22 from 6-8:30PM. Registration is $10 and Lab Fees vary per class. Sign up here or on Sundays at our Registration Table on the...

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Please join us for the Dead Sea Scrolls Presentation by Dr. Adolfo Roitman. The first session topics will include: John the Baptist, Jesus, Paul, and the Qumran Community. The second session topics will include: Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Judaism and Christianity. If you have any questions, please contact Diana Wahlstedt at or call 714-966-6341. When: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 First Session: 4:30 PM-5:45...

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