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We'd love to meet you! Learn more about the Worship Experience.

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Find a Crossing location near you and join us this weekend.

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See the difference you can make through your generosity.

App

Get the OneCrossing app and stay connected.

Get Involved

Kids

Crossing Kids is our ministry for kids ages birth-5th grade.

Youth

Crossing Youth is our student ministry for 6th-12th grade.

College

The Collective is our young adult ministry for 18-29-year-olds.

Life Groups

Find community and grow with other believers through a Life Group.

Serving Opportunities

Make a difference in the lives of others with your skills and talents.

Baptism

Take the next step in your intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Tools for Growth

Resources to equip you, your family, and your Life Group.

One Mission

Reaching and helping communities around the world.

Jobs

Bring your skills to life. Explore all of our open positions.

About Us

Our Story

Find out more about the history of The Crossing.

Values & Beliefs

Learn more about what we believe as fully devoted followers of Christ.

Crossing Inside

Our Inside ministry takes The Crossing behind prison walls.

Crossing Worship

Creating an atmosphere that helps people experience God’s presence.

Crossing Camp

Camps and retreats designed to leave you refreshed, renewed, and transformed by God.

Thrift Stores

Our thrift stores provide jobs and fund our community benevolence ministry.

More

Log In

Manage your account, register for events, and more.

Crossing Preschool

Planting seeds of Christ that will last a lifetime.

CKX

After school programming and ministries for preschoolers – 8th grade

Events

Find upcoming church-wide events.

Life Group Leader Guide

This Leader Guide will help you lead the conversation with your Life Group when discussing this week’s sermon.

Life Group Leader Guide

This Leader Guide will help you lead the conversation with your Life Group when discussing this week’s sermon.

Love

Key Things You Heard

  • We need a Savior not just once but every moment of every day.
  • I need to be reminded of just how great my Savior is.
  • I need to step down off my righteous perch.
  • I need to let Jesus have His throne back.

Pray

During our time together Heavenly Father, teach us not just what love is but how to love like you. For if we can love like you, our impact in the world will be magnified for you. In Jesus’ name, amen.

Tweetable Moments

“We aren’t any good at giving Jesus what He wants.  On our best day, we’re still terrible at it.  But that doesn’t slow His love down for us.”

Questions for Conversation

Icebreaker: In your opinion, what is the greatest love song of all time?

  • Read John 15:9-17 and1 Corinthians 13:1-8. As you read this great passage in John, what stands out to you? What is the significance of love in both these passages? What value does God place on love through these passages? How should this knowledge impact our pursuit of God and our relationship with man?
  • Read 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a again. If this were a test, based on this information about what love is and how it is live out, what score would you give yourself?
  • Only one person gets a perfect score when it comes to agape’ love, and that is Jesus. So why does Jesus command us to do something that we are so bad at? 
  • Read 1 Corinthians 15:9-17 again. Have you noticed that we are told to “Abide in His love,” not ours? What is the difference between Jesus’ love for us and our love for Him? How do we abide in Jesus’ love? How will abiding in Jesus’ love change the way we live, and why?

Now Go Do It

Challenge: Spend this week reading and rereading John 15:9-17 and 1 Corinthians 13:1-8a. Journal your thoughts each day and include what the Holy Spirit is asking you to do to live out the truths of these scriptures.

Do you own a business, or are you a leader in the secular world? Check out this video teaching by Joe Manby called Love Works. https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Content/Series/420191?episode=2

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