The Common Good

Audio: Taking 'Change We Can Believe In' to the Next Level

It was hard to narrow this sermon down to a short clip -- it makes so many good points! In talking about taking the process of personal change through Christ to the "next level," Pastor Efrem describes our citizenship in the kingdom of God (which trumps all earthly citizenships); the "open borders" of that kingdom (which model a biblical perspective on immigration); and our need to continually seek God's "blessing and not a bailout" (hint: it's not about money).

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Efrem Smith is the senior pastor of The Sanctuary Covenant Church, with the vision to be an urban, multi-ethnic, relevant, holistic, and Christ-centered community. He has held leadership positions in organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club of America and Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Hip-Hop Church.

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