Growing in Christ
The Bible tells us that Jesus' disciples "devoted
themselves to His teaching and to the fellowship, to
the breaking of bread and to prayer" (Acts 2:42).
Those who knew Jesus continued to learn, to teach,
to pray and to mentor one another so that their faith
would take root and grow to maturity.
Jesus does not want our relationship with Him to be
limited to membership in His family. He has given us
tools and means to learn about His life and how we
should live, and to communicate with Him, so that
our relationship with Jesus will grow in maturity over
time. For us today, the Bible itself is a textbook for
the Christian life. Prayer--simply talking to God and
listening for His response--is also available to us.
At St. John Missionary Baptist Church, we offer
many opportunities to grow in maturity. Bible Study
is a core program at our church. Every Tuesday at
noon and Wednesday nights at 7:30 pm we hold our
open Bible Study where we read and learn from the
Bible. We also have a very strong Sunday School
program which meets every Sunday morning.