Message Mondays: “Biblical Community” by Chul Yoo

This week’s Sermon

Name: Pastor Chul Yoo

Chul Yoo is the senior pastor of Christ Community, a plant located just north of Washington, D.C. Previously, Pastor Chul has worked at a Christian substance abuse center in South Carolina and has pastored in Illinois and Georgia. He is married to Lauri, his college sweetheart, and they have three children: Sophie, Theo, and Chloe.  He studied at the Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Duke University.

Church: Christ Community Church

Series: This is a stand-alone sermon after a lengthy exploration of Exodus.

Text: Ephesians 2

Some Sermon Highlights:

-To get the most out of this sermon, it may help to understand that Christ Community is a mostly Asian-American church (2nd generation Korean) which is striving to become a more multi-ethnic & multi-generational congregation.
-Pastor Chul provides many great examples of contextualization and application throughout this sermon.
-Take note of Chul’s pace and rhythm; specifically, his decision making when pausing for deeper exegesis on particular points, along with his use of illustrations.