This semester, the Ministry Formation Seminar is exploring the theme of disciple-making. As part of that seminar, teams of students are preparing and delivering sermons on the theme of discipleship from Colossians. Altogether, there will be eight sermons on aspects of discipleship based on the Fruitfulness on the Frontline sermon outlines. The sermons are entirely the work of the students in the ministry course at Union College. The first sermon seeks to present the big picture of our relationship to Christ as being foundational for our Christian discipleship. You can read the full text below the fold.
In 1990 a picture was taken of our solar system from 3.7 billion miles away. In it, earth is barely visible. The photo, renowned for its ability to communicate the sheer vastness of space and the smallness of earth, prompted the philosopher, author and astronomer Carl Sagan to say this:
“…Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. …every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, …read more
Read the full article here: http://www.spiritofunion.org/disciple-making/