All In 2020

ALL IN -Called To Grow

Called to GROW

2 Peter 1:5-8 NIV “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. 8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ”

If we want to grow we need….

1. A PLACE to grow in

Psalm 92:13 NIV “planted in the house of the Lord…”

2. A PEOPLE to grow with

Genesis 2:18 NIV “It is not good for man to be alone…”

verse 18b “…I will create a helper suitable for him.”

Genesis 1:28 NLT “Then God blessed them and said, "Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it.”

3. Some PROBLEMS to grow through

4. A PURPOSE to grow toward

ALL IN- Called to Give

1. Giving is a HARD thing

2. Giving is a HEART thing

John 3:16 “God so LOVED the world that He GAVE…”

Romans 5:8 HCSB “But God PROVES His own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us!

2 Corinthians 8:7-8 NLT “Since you excel in so many ways—in your faith, your gifted speakers, your knowledge, your enthusiasm, and your love from us—I want you to excel also in this gracious act of giving. 8 I am not commanding you to do this. But I am TESTING HOW GENUINE YOUR LOVE IS by comparing it with the eagerness of the other churches.”

3. Giving is an HONOR thing

Proverbs 3:9 NIV HONOR the Lord with your WEALTH, with the first fruits of all your crops.”

a. What does God want? ALL OF US

Proverbs 3:9 “honor the Lord with your wealth

b. When does he want it? FIRST THING

Proverbs 3:9
“Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops.”

Matthew 6:24 NIV “No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”

c. How does he want it? FROM THE HEART

2 Corinthians 9:7 NIV  “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a CHEERFUL giver.”

Proverbs 3:10 NIV “then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine”

Luke 6:38 NIVGive, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”

ALL-IN Called to Gather

Called to GATHER

Hebrews 10:23-25 NIV “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. 24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, 25 not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

Why is it important to gather?

1. PRESENCE of God

Matthew 18:19-20 NIV “Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

Psalm 26:8 NIV "Lord, I love the house where you live, the place where your glory dwells.”

Psalm 16:11 NIV “…You fill me with joy in your presence."

2 Corinthians 3:17 NIV “…Where the spirit of the Lord is there is freedom."

1 Chronicles 16:27 " Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place.”

2. ENCOURAGEMENT of the people

2 Corinthians 7:5-6 NLT “When we arrived in Macedonia, there was no rest for us. We faced conflict from every direction, with battles on the outside and fear on the inside. 6 But God, who encourages those who are discouraged, encouraged us by the arrival of Titus.”

Verse 6 “BUT GOD, who encourages those who are discouraged, encouraged us”

Verse 6b “But God, who encourages those who are discouraged, encouraged us by the arrival of Titus.”

I Thessalonians 5:11 NIV
“Therefore ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER and build each other up…”

3. GROWTH of the body

Psalm 92:12-13 NIV
"The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; PLANTED in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God.

4. MISSION to the world

Matthew 28:19 NIV “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”

Ecclesiastes 4:9 NIV “Two are better than one…”

How can we be ALL IN?

1. ALL INvolved

2. ALL INvested

ALL IN- Called to be Grateful

ALL IN 2020
Part 2
Called to be GRATEFUL

Romans 12:1-2 NCV
“So brothers and sisters, since God has shown us great mercy, I beg you to offer your lives as a living sacrifice to him. Your offering must be only for God and pleasing to him, which is the spiritual way for you to worship. 2 Do not be shaped by this world; instead be changed within by a new way of thinking. Then you will be able to decide what God wants for you…”

1. What is gratitude?

2. What are the benefits of gratitude?

3. What are some reasons we struggle to be grateful?

4. How can grief and gratitude go hand in hand?

5. How do we learn to be more grateful?

6. What are you grateful for?

7. How can gratitude and generosity be connected?

Romans 12:1 “in view of God’s mercy offer your lives…”


ALL IN 2020

Ephesians 4:1 NIV “As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.”

Three responses to God’s calling

1. Jump a ship

Jonah 1:1-3 NIV
“The word of the Lord came to Jonah… “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” But Jonah RAN AWAY from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the Lord.”

2. Make an excuse

Exodus 3:10-11 NIV
“ So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt.” 11 But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?”

3. Drop your nets

Matthew 4:18-20 NIV "As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 19 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” 20 At once they left their nets and followed him.”

Local Church Ministry
Baptisms from October 2019 to October 2020
168 Adults and teens involved in Lifegroups
240 People serving on a Lifeteam
$11,959.09 given in benevolence to 30 different families in need
6668 reached through Easter Online Services
100+ families served through our Lifekids Easter EggQuest

Next Gen Ministry
Students and leaders sent to Youth Camp
31 Students and leaders sent to Kids Camp
76 in average Lifegate Youth attendance
35 in average Lifegate Youth small groups attendance
86 in average Lifekids attendance

LG Worship
New members added to Lifegate Worship & Media team
12 Church collaborations
2 Original songs written and used in worship at Lifegate Church
*All new cameras and Livestream equipment added

Outreach Ministry
families served through Crestmoor Christmas Express
120 Players and coaches mentored through Fellowship of Christian Athletes Character Coaching
50-80 Students participating in Young Life weekly
527 Concurrent viewers through Church Online
101,504 Reached through Facebook Live services
643 Average weekly viewers from October 2019 to March 2020
3011 Average weekly viewers from March 2020 to October 2020
*Online average weekly attendance quadrupled from October 2019 to October 2020

Missions Ministry
Countries supported
33 Missionaries supported
1500 Bibles translated through through giving
15 Adults sent on the Kansas City Mission trip

Mark 12:30 NIV
“Love the Lord your God with ALL your heart and with ALL your soul and with ALL your mind and with ALL your strength.”

We will be people who will love God with…

1. ALL our HEART

Matthew 6:21 NIV “Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

2. ALL our MIND

Proverbs 3:5 NIV “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and LEAN NOT ON YOUR OWN UNDERSTANDING


Ecclesiastes 9:10 NIV “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might…