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Contributed on Mar 10, 2018
Continuing our look at the 7 Deadly Sins. Focusing on greed and envy as we seek to draw closer to God.
7 Deadly Sins Greed and Envy March 11, 2018 The 2015 American Freshman Survey asked thousands of incoming students about their goals and aspirations. 81.9 % checked "becoming very well off financially" as an "essential" or "very important" life objective. That’s an astounding percentage. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 24, 2018
As we draw closer to God, we must look at our sinfulness. We're looking at the 7 deadly sins, today is anger!
The Great Adventure - Wrath (Anger) Seven Deadly Sins February 25, 2018 There’s nothing like watching a sporting event and seeing an athlete or a coach go ballistic. Whether they’re throwing chairs, throwing bases, or helmets, it’s actually appalling, but deep down it’s kind of funny watching ...read more
Contributed on Feb 17, 2018
As we seek to draw closer to Christ, we discover our sinfulness, and ways to overcome them by drawing closer to Christ.
The Great Adventure? The 7 Deadly Sins February 11, 2018 Have you ever asked the question . . . “What's wrong with me?” It's a question we all ask ourselves from time to time. When we blow up at our kids or at our spouse, we wonder - - - what's wrong with me? When we come home from the ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2018
In order to grow in Christ to reach our full potential, we must admit our sinfulness.
That S Word Romans (Various) February 4, 2018 Today we’re going to talk about a 3 letter word that nobody really likes to talk about in church. It makes us uncomfortable, it makes us squirm in our seats and we really want to hold our ears so we don’t have to listen to what’s being said. ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2018
How to we draw closer to God so we can reach our Full Potential when He calls us.
Connecting with God! The Great Adventure James 4:6-10 January 28, 2018 Two weeks ago, I told you my hope, my goal and vision for the year is that we would move closer to reaching our FULL POTENTIAL. That idea came from a quote by Kobe Bryant. He said ~ My deepest fear is not using what ...read more
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Contributed on Jun 4, 2016
They say silence is golden – but is it possible that too much silence is not such a good thing? There’s a room in the United States that’s so quiet it becomes unbearable after a short time. The longest anyone has survived in the ‘anechoic chamber’ at Orfield Laboratories in South Minneapolis is ...read more
Contributed on Sep 11, 2012
WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF? THE BARNEY STORY A few years ago, a church in Seattle, Washington was having a big kick-off Sunday. They wanted to do something for their children's programs. So they brought in Barney the Dinosaur. They learned, Kids like Barney when he’s on TV or in a stuffed animal. ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
COVET VS. CONTENT Imagine Thanksgiving dinner, surrounded by turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, vegetables, rolls, pecan pies, pumpkin pies, cakes, cookies, and more. You sit down at that meal and you eat your share of the food, but you don't over eat, you eat just the right ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
HONESTY MATTERS I read about a high school golfer, Chelsee Richard, of Bloomingdale High School in Brandon, Florida. She lost her chance to win the 2004 state championship — by being honest. In the qualifier for the state finals, Chelsee hit her tee shot on the second hole into the rough. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 19, 2008
To lick our wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back -- in many ways, it is a feast for a king. The chief ...read more