Defining Your Mission-Being Conformed to the Image of Christ

Dustin Folden January 20, 2013 Romans 8:28-29

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Romans 8:28-29 - And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;

There are two truths in this text that help us see that God’s plan involves two certainties.

I. God is Always in Every Way Working for the Good of His People

a. This promise is only for His people

b. All Things includes All Things

c. For Good

II. God is Always at work conforming us to the image of Christ

v. 29 - … He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son…

Dustin Folden


Pastor of Discipleship & Extension Ministries - Faith Church


B.S - Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
M.Div. - Faith Bible Seminary

Pastor Dustin Folden joined the Pastoral Staff in 2010. He and his wife Trisha have been married since 2006. They have three children, Mackenna, Sawyer and Rhys. They enjoy playing board games, cooking together and going on hiking adventures. Pastor Folden shepherds the 9:30 worship service, oversees the Adult Bible Fellowship ministry, the Wednesday evening Faith Community Institute as well as serves in Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries.

Read Dustin Folden's Journey to Faith for the full account of how the Lord led Pastor Folden to Faith Church.