Cross Plains United Methodist
Summer Stories #6: The Parable of the Lost Things
August 2, 2020

Summer Stories #6: The Parable of the Lost Things

August 2, 2020

LUKE 15:1-10 NLT

The Pharisees practiced religion by .

A picture of the modern-day church in America.  

churches per year shut their doors 

Americans leave the church everyday in our country.  

of the churches in America are plateaued or declining 

One of the largest growing demographics in our nation is the .  

The number of people who say they have no affiliation with a church or God has increased in the past 10 years.  

Out of those people, said they do believe in God.  

 

1.  Jesus that somethings is lost. 

How did the shepherd and the woman know something was lost?  

WE COUNT BECAUSE COUNT

Just under people in CP
Just under million people in Tennessee 

Over  million people in USA
About
of people describe themselves as non-religious
Over
of people don’t go to church regularly 

The of people has to change and only can do that.

2.  Jesus is in the lost.

They were willing to embrace the  

Jesus loves people  

 

3.  God when the lost are found

The church is called to !  

 

Whose story are you going to be a part of?

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