Contributed on Jun 27, 2013
This message focuses on the need to impact lives with small acts of love. Doing that is compared to the idea of living a life of impact because someone has 1,500 Facebook friends.
LIVES THAT HAVE IMPACT: Today many define impact in terms of Facebook friends, Twitter followers, and YouTube hits. - There is a presumption within many in our society today that having 1,500 friends on Facebook, a million followers on Twitter, or a YouTube video with 100,000 hits is evidence of ...read more
Contributed on Aug 12, 2013
A look at the self-centeredness that is encouraged by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. The message then details what the Biblical idea of servanthood and how that leads to a life of impact.
THE MOST COMMON "PRODUCT" OF FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND YOUTUBE: We are self-centered, endlessly focusing attention on ourselves. - Philippians 2:3-4. - Let me acknowledge first that I am not saying that Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are intrinsically evil. They’re not. I use each and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 16, 2013
A look at four passages in Luke that help us to puncture the self-centered tendencies that come so naturally in our culture.
WHAT JESUS EXPECTS: He told us to be servants, but it’s hard to know how to move in that direction in such a self-centered culture. - Luke 22:24-27. - It is a little difficult for us to understand how to be servants when we’re so used to being the center of attention: a. Stores ...read more