Sep 22, 2019
My Life is a Mess
Series: Next Steps
1 Samuel 8-31
There is a special grief over a life not well lived. We love to celebrate the stories of those who have finished well, but when we encounter those whose lives bear the consequences of poor decisions and slow erosion, we sigh and wonder what could have been. And then, in quiet, private moments, we wonder how our lives will end. Will we finish well? Are we on a good track? Discover from the life of one of the Bible's greatest examples of failed potential just what it means to take God seriously.
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  • Sep 22, 2019My Life is a Mess
    Sep 22, 2019
    My Life is a Mess
    Series: Next Steps
    1 Samuel 8-31
    There is a special grief over a life not well lived. We love to celebrate the stories of those who have finished well, but when we encounter those whose lives bear the consequences of poor decisions and slow erosion, we sigh and wonder what could have been. And then, in quiet, private moments, we wonder how our lives will end. Will we finish well? Are we on a good track? Discover from the life of one of the Bible's greatest examples of failed potential just what it means to take God seriously.
  • Sep 15, 2019Tragedy
    Sep 15, 2019
    Tragedy
    Series: Next Steps
    1 Samuel 30:1-20
     
    When our car tears up, we turn to a mechanic. When something in our house breaks we call a handyman. When our body breaks, we go to the doctor. Where do we go when life breaks? The answer will determine who we become. Join us today as we walk with a man who found new hope and victory in the face of a tragedy!
  • Sep 8, 2019I Messed Up
    Sep 8, 2019
    I Messed Up
    Series: Next Steps
    1 Samuel 12:20-25
    Wouldn't it be great if life came with a do-over button? How often have you found yourself making a mistake and wishing you could take back the words, undo your acti1ns, or erase the attitude that led to the whole mess? Even though we do not have an undo button for our life, God has given us great examples and truth as to what to do when we have made a mistake. Join us today as we peer into an incident where mistakes were made, but hope still reigned!
  • Sep 1, 2019Disappointed
    Sep 1, 2019
    Disappointed
    Series: Next Steps
    1 Samuel 16:1-5
     
    When people disappoint us—whether directly or indirectly—it hurts. When the people we have invested our time and energy in fail to live up to our expectations, we experience symptoms of shock, confusion, guilt, grief, and despair. Join us today as we discover the next step following disappointment that is critical to moving on and success.
     
  • Aug 18, 2019Forgetfulness
    Aug 18, 2019
    Forgetfulness
    "Forgetfulness" from Spiritual Obstacles by Clyde Self. Released: 2019. Track 6.
  • Aug 11, 2019Untrust
    Aug 11, 2019
    Untrust
    Deuteronomy 1:26-33; Mark 9:14-27
    Sometimes we wrestle with the idea of faith. Do I have enough? How do I get more? Join us today and be encouraged as we explore a concept of faith called trust that impacts our actions and the growth of our faith in Christ.
  • Aug 4, 2019Impatience
    Aug 4, 2019
    Impatience
    Numbers 21:4-9

    We live in a culture where we have access to what we want and can get it right now. Patience is a far cry from what we are accustomed to. However, impatience will keep us from the great things patience will bring us. Join us today as we discover the danger of impatience and how the growth of our faith in Christ takes patience and time.
  • Jul 28, 2019Unkempt Emotions
    Jul 28, 2019
    Unkempt Emotions
    Numbers 20:1-13
     
    Feelings . . . a word easily expressed by some but hard to express for others. What happens when our emotions get out of control? Destruction and pain often follow. Join us today as we journey with Moses and witness when his unkempt emotions created a great consequence and we will examine how we can live a life not driven by our own emotions.
  • Jul 21, 2019A Haunting Past
    Jul 21, 2019
    A Haunting Past
    Genesis 50; Mark 5 

    “If I am forgiven, why does my past still bother me? Why do I feel like I am drowning and gasping for air?”Like an unwanted guest who seems to never leave, our past can continually haunt us. Living a life of faith is not absent of living affected by our past, but we can live free and abundantly in spite of our past. Join us today as we discover God’s truth on how to turn our past into purpose and live free.
  • Jul 14, 2019Unresolved Guilt
    Jul 14, 2019
    Unresolved Guilt
    Genesis 42:26-28; 43:18-23
     
    Obstacles are grace shrinkers in our life. God’s presence and grace can be present, but the obstacle of unresolved guilt can raise its head, distort the truth and cause us to ask the wrong questions without even realizing it. Join us today as we travel with a band of brothers who lived with unresolved guilt.