The vision of the Men's Ministries here at the Evangelical Free Church of Crystal Lake is to make all men of our church into disciples—men who are saved through Christ, growing in Him, and actively fulfilling their life purpose in serving Him.
We seek to build a ministry that meets men where they are on their spiritual journey and engages them in a process of steady discipleship, becoming more like Christ in word and deed. We do this through various events and ongoing biblical studies and groups, but also by supporting all ministries in which men are serving.
THE MESSAGE OF THE GOSPEL
IN THE PARABLES OF JESUS
Thursday Mornings: June 14 - August 16
5:30 am |Room 213
About a third of Jesus’s teaching are expressed in the form of parables.
Yet, they remain a genre that still presents difficulties in both interpretation and application. For contemporary believers the problem is compounded by the fact that we don’t speak in parables anymore and can hardly identify with the story. But it is still important and beneficial to know why Jesus spoke through parables, what they mean and what they teach us today.
A Gospel perspective captures their first intended meaning and timeless purpose. Extracting the Gospel message from the parables will help us not only to understand their meaning and message but also how to apply their principles to our walk with Christ.
Men, join us Thursday mornings as we explore the parables of Jesus through the Gospel worldview.