What “Therefore” Is There For

Apr 14, 2021


“As disciples, we have been given the ministry of reconciliation”

When the church returns to the fear and reverence of the Lord, everything we do will be motivated by Him. We will be compelled and apprehended by His love. To truly be the church to the unchurched, one of our main priorities must be seeing unbelievers reconciled back to the Father. As disciples of Jesus Christ, we have been given the ministry of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5) and with love and compassion, we will see the lost find their God who chose them first.

“All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation. Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.” 2 Corinthians 5:18-20 ESV

Chris McRae
Lead Pastor, Elder
In his high school years, Chris was set free from anger and depression after an encounter with the Holy Spirit, and a passion was stirred in him to preach the good news of Jesus Christ to the broken and the lost. Chris is passionate about people- leading people to encounter the love of the Father, the truth of Jesus Christ, and the power of the Holy Spirit. A second generation Pastor, Chris has a heart for equipping the body of Christ.
Chris is a graduate of Christ for the Nations and The King’s University. Chris first joined staff at Sojourn Church in Carrollton, Texas in 1996, and has served as Pastor of Children’s Ministry, Youth and Families. In January 2020, Chris began serving as Lead Pastor. Chris and Vanessa have been married since 1998 and have four children.
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