Catalyst Vineyard Church


Greatest of All Time – 10 Stories of the Greatest Man to Ever Live

The historian H. G. Wells said that a man’s greatness can be measured by ‘what he leaves to grow, and whether he started others to think along fresh lines with a vigor that persisted after him.’ Wells, although not claiming to be a Christian, acknowledged: “By this test Jesus stands first.”

Alexander the Great, Charlemagne (styled “The Great” even in his own lifetime), and Napoleon Bonaparte were powerful rulers. By their formidable presence, they wielded great influence over those they commanded. Yet, Napoleon is reported to have said: “Jesus Christ has influenced and commanded His subjects without His visible bodily presence.” As one writer aptly expressed it: “All the armies that ever marched, and all the navies that ever were built, and all the parliaments that ever sat, all the kings that ever reigned, put together have not affected the life of man upon this earth as powerfully.”

We hope you’ll join us by following along by using the G.O.A.T Series Handout & Study Guide and the How to Launch a DBS Guide.

(1) Sunday, July 17 – Gone Fishing; Luke 5:1-11

(2) Sunday, July 24 – A Memorable Act; Luke 7:36-50

(3) Sunday, July 31 – The Lost Son Returns; Luke 15:11-24

(4) Sunday, August 7 – A Paralytic Walks; Mark 2:1-12

(5) Sunday August 14 – The Storm is Calmed; Mark 4:35-41

(6) Sunday August 21 – A Transformed Life; Mark 5:1-20

(7) Sunday August 28 – Peter’s Confession; Matthew 16:13-20

(8) Sunday September 4 – A Blind Man Sees; Mark 10:46-52

(9) Sunday September 11 – His Death; Mark 15:22-39

(10) Sunday September 18 – His Resurrection; Luke 24:1-12