Jesus predicted that he would start a gathering, a movement . . . what we call church. And that church would spread all over the earth and outlast the Roman Empire. It would change the world. His prediction must have sounded outlandish to even his closest followers. But here we are, two thousand years later, and the Roman Empire exists only in history books, while Jesus’ gathering is still going strong. The church is the hope of the world because the church is the vehicle by which God is bringing the solution to mankind’s greatest problems: sin, sorrow, and death.
In life, it seems that something is always breaking—which means we are always fixing. We can become pros at it. But there are some things in life that we shouldn’t fix—things that creep into our lives, become a mainstay, and without us knowing it, undermine our relationships, our success, and our relationship with God. These things are better broken. During this series, get ready to break some things.