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2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.
The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!”

Are you and your family living
as new creations in Christ?


5:17 People Project

What it is

5:17 People Project is a simple rediscovery of our identity as new creations in Christ that will set a new course for how we live at home, in the church and in the world we are called to reach for him. 


The Old Path

  • Despair
  • Fear
  • Frustration


… the intense beauty and power of the Gospel for the Christian


… our new identity in life and relationships


… to keep the Gospel fresh in our minds as we meditate on it and live it in and through our homes


The New Path
  • Hope
  • Confidence
  • Purpose
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The teaching of our union with Christ sets Christianity completely apart from every other religion on earth. Our redemption is a Person; our sanctification is a Person. Our righteousness is a Person. Our resurrection is a Person; our source of truth is a Person. Our hope is a Person; our way to Heaven and the New Earth is a Person. In him we have all we need for life and godliness. We must take hold of that for which we have been laid hold of. The 5:17 People Week will help families take hold of Christ this way.

Ben Taylor


Our family continues to use resources contained in the book, Real Hope for the Home by Eric Wallace during our nightly devotional time together.  ‘Our New Identity from A to Z’ list provides 100+ reminders for all believers that we have been made new in Christ.  As we work through each one of the characteristics, we review the Scripture references considering how this practically applies to our lives.

Brian Jacks