Posts tagged “Purpose”
A different kind of list
From a parenting perspective, Christmas is a pretty easy time to get kids to behave. After all, they are keenly aware of Santa’s naughty-or-nice…
When it’s hard to be thankful
Thanksgiving is a time we’re all supposed to be thankful. Some years, though, it’s kind of hard to feel that way. For some, this…
Who am I?
One day a friend asked me, “Do you ever look in the mirror and not even recognize whose face that is? Do you ever…
Social media, smartphones, and our spiritual health
2007 changed everything. In 2007 Facebook left college campuses and broke out into the rest of the world. In 2007 Twitter became its own…
Sexpectations: Sex Is Unnecessary
Jesus proves that sex is not required for a satisfying life, which is thrilling news for singles, divorcés, widows, and couples struggling with their sex lives. Having a joyful connection to God makes sex a good, but unnecessary, gift from God.
Know Your Spiritual Gifts
Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Mike helps us identify and use our spiritual gifts.
4 Steps for Using Your Spiritual Gifts
How can you make your spiritual gifts work? Pastor Mike shows you how to make the most of what God’s given you.
The turning point
Have you ever wondered why the disciples were willing to walk away from everything to follow Jesus? What would cause them to leave their…
Different Parts, One Body
Don’t ping-pong back and forth between pride and envy about your gifts. Instead, celebrate how we are all different.
Leaders accept responsibility
Anyone can blame somebody else for what’s wrong. It takes a leader to accept responsibility for the misdeeds of the group. Nehemiah was a…
Sexpectations: Sex Is Fiery
Like fire, sex must be treated with a healthy fear. Mess around with one flame and you might get hurt. Mess around with one night and you might get hurt worse. This message explores the Bible’s warnings about sex, showing Gods’ fatherly heart when he restricts sexual pleasure to the commitment of marriage.
Daniel: Faith in the Face of Challenges
Daniel is a great example of staying true to convictions and faith in the most difficult situations. In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel.