Makoto Fujimura, The Four Holy Gospels

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Makoto Fujimura, Charis-Kairos (The Tears of Christ), Mineral Pigments, Gold on Belgium Linen; 2011.
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Makoto Fujimura, Matthew (Consider the Lilies); Mineral Pigments, Kumohada Paper, Gold, Platinum and Sumi Ink on Paper; 2011.
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Makoto Fujimura, Mark (Water Flames); Nihonga, Gold, and Vermillion on Paper; 2011.
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Makoto Fujimura, Luke (Prodigal God); Nihonga, Platinum, Minerals, Gold and Oyster Shell “Gofun” on Paper; 2011.
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Makoto Fujimura, John (In the Beginning); Nihonga, Platinum and Sumi on Paper; 2011.

One Church

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Jesus said, “I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you” (John 17:20-21). Recently, we began a new series at Eastbrook entitled “One Church.” This series is an invitation to celebrate unity in Jesus Christ as pastors from around the area share God’s word of God with us centered on themes of unity.

July 4/5 – “Maintaining the Unity of the Church” by Pastor Elie Hasbani of Ethnos Church

July 11/12 – “Jumping the Broom” by Bishop Walter Harvey of Parklawn Assembly of God

July 18/19 – “Conflict: The Cause. The Cure” by Pastor Jason Webb of Elmbrook Church

July 25/26 – “Prayer as the Pathway to Unity” by Pastor Erickson of Eastbrook Church

August 1/2 – “Unity Worth Fighting For” by Pastor Jim Caler of Eastbrook Church

You can follow along with the series via our web-site, our Vimeo page, our Facebook page, or by downloading the Eastbrook Church app.

||40days|| week five: follow

With all the talk in social media about how many followers you have, it is easy to lose sight of what it really means to follow someone. This season of Lent, which we are marking with our ||40days|| journey, is really all about following Jesus.

So this fifth week we take the next step after acknowledging, turning, and listening, to following Jesus. One of the hallmarks of Jesus’ ministry was his very simple call to people that we encounter very early in Mark’s gospel:

“Come, follow me,” Jesus said. (Mark 1:17, NIV)

These days it might be easy for us to wonder what it really means to follow Jesus. After all, we cannot Read More »