Contributed on Sep 10, 2006
In order to get all we can out of our relationship with God we must risk all we are.
Dare to Pursue “Ready to Risk?” September 10, 2006 Introduction: Risks can be scary. Risks can be life-changing and exhilarating, or they can be disasters. Some risks are easy to take and others come with considerable calculation of the costs. One constant thing about life is that we are going ...read more
Contributed on Sep 24, 2006
Seeking a passion for God in our everyday life.
Dare to Pursue “Pursuing Passion” September 17, 2006 Introduction: Passion is an interesting topic for a Sunday morning. One of the reasons it is so interesting is that we sometimes aren’t really sure how to define it. Right now on your listening guide, write down a two or three word ...read more
Contributed on Sep 24, 2006
How do we pursue the presence of god in our daily lives?
Dare to Pursue “Pursue Presence” September 24, 2006 Introduction: No one likes the feeling of being lonely. Sometimes we like being alone and it is a healthy thing to be alone, but no one desires to be lonely. Part of the reason is we were created to be social creatures. We love relationships ...read more
Contributed on Sep 27, 2006
A look at the purpose of our lives beginning wiht spiritual gifts. Utilizes Rick Warren’s SHAPE diagram.
Dare to Pursue “Pursuing Purpose” October 1, 2006 Me: Everyone wants to have a purpose in life. We all want to feel needed and feel like we are contributing to something that really matters. It is easy for us to get caught up into thinking that we don’t really make a difference or we aren’t ...read more
Contributed on Oct 3, 2006
Developing a heart that seeks God above everythign else.
Dare to Pursue “The Matter of the Heart” October 8, 2006 Me: We talked last week about spiritual gifts and how God has given each of us gifts to use to build up the church. We used the acrostic SHAPE to describe it. Today we are going to look at heart. The heart is an important aspect of ...read more
Contributed on Oct 22, 2006
How to allow the painful things in life to be used for God’s glory.
Dare to Pursue “Every Scar Tells a Story” October 22, 2006 ME: Pain is a part of life. In fact, it is one of the very first parts of life. In childbirth, there is pain and it is a difficult experience. Unfortunately, that is not where the pain ends in our lives. We deal with pain everyday in ...read more
Contributed on Oct 30, 2006
Spiritaul maturity is a continual pursuit in our lives.
Dare to Pursue “Life is a Continual Pursuit” October 29, 2006 Me: Today we are wrapping up our series of “Dare to Pursue.” We have talked about risks, passion, presence and purpose. Today I want to help you to put it all together into the real life experience of following God. Spiritual ...read more