Epiphany Worship Series: "God the What? What our Metaphors for God Reveal about our Beliefs in God."
Sacred Scripture: John 1:43-51
Overview: Like an eager child pulling someone along, Philip invites his friend Nathanael to join in Jesus’ invitation to follow with humor and enthusiasm.
Human Need: Everyone likes to have a good time. Often, religion is too serious. This story is a great example of the humor and joy of evangelism and discipleship.
Community Challenge: Our opportunity is to come and see that following Jesus is a joyful experience, and invite others to do the same. This story allows us to enjoy the humor, enthusiasm and fun of deciding to come and see who Jesus is.