December 15, 2013
Jesus was Born to be with Us. He is the Spirit of Truth. The world cannot receive Him. It does not see Him or know Him. You know Him because He lives with you and will be in you. We will tie this into Christ’s mission to serve the world
December 8, 2013
We’re looking at some Birth Announcements this Christmas. This week is Born to Heal Us. What do you need to be healed from – something to let go of – God is concerned about healing every aspect of our lives – mind, body and spirit. How’s yours?
December 1, 2013
This series we’re calling Birth Announcements is going to follow just a few of the key scriptures – there are hundreds – that proclaim what God’s perfect plan will look like, what His purpose will be in this world. The plan unveils that there will be a Savior, a Messiah, one who would come from […]
November 23, 2013
Generosity is a matter of the heart. The normal way we think about it generosity doesn’t work. It leaves us empty instead of full. It ends up shrinking our world instead of expanding it. It doesn’t follow the truth of God’s Word:Too often generosity is self-centered. We give what we no longer want. Generosity is […]
November 17, 2013
Debt is a heart issue. That’s why I’ve always said that finances are a spiritual issue as much as prayer is. If we mess up on money it says a lot about what is in our heart. The Bible gives us some wise directions and insight about our hearts that impact money in our lives. […]
November 10, 2013
Today we’re beginning what will be an annual Money Matter$ series. Money Matter$ isn’t about money. It’s about our hearts. The heart of the matter is that it’s a matter of the heart. One day it will be enough. One day I will have enough….How many times have we said that?
November 3, 2013
Will I Ever Measure Up? It has a lot to do with how we feel about ourselves…and how we feel about God…AND how we feel that God feels about us.
October 27, 2013
There is a simple cure for people who doubt God’s love and question God’s grace: to turn to the Bible and examine the kind of people God loves. God is “the God of all grace.” And grace means there is nothing I can do to make God love me more and nothing I can do […]
October 20, 2013
Grace hides in the most unlikely and obscure places. It often takes patience and slowing down to see it. Many times we find grace only when we sift through the mundane details of life. One of the most effective things a counselor will do with a client is a gen-o-gram. It’s a family tree looking at the behavioral history […]