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Holy Roar

PRAISE is an expression of honor & thanks to God in response to who He is and what He’s done.             Praise isn’t always & only given to God.            …
Yadah - To revere or worship with outstretched hands Halal - To shine, to boast, to praise, to celebrate, to make a fool of, to be clamorously foolish"   Psalms…

Making Room

Values that can hinder deepening relationships: 1. Accomplishment 2. Accumulation 3. Refuge 4. Anonymity The first core concept of hospitality: Acceptance “Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you,…
Hospitality is graciously sharing what you have with someone else. Biblical Hospitality = Sharing love to strangers Ephesians 2:11-22 "Before Christ" vs "In Christ" Romans 12:13 - Share with God's…
My approach to life and my place in the “body” Romans 12:1-5 “in view of God’s mercy” conformed or transformed (circle one) “sober judgment” = a modest assessment of oneself…
“Martha’s problem is not in her service; it’s in her distraction. Potential threats to our successful hospitality: 1. The need to have everything just right. “Martha was distracted by all…
1. Getting my heart in the right spot. The good samaritan - Luke 10:25-37 Who must I help? vs Who can I help? Jesus came to forgive sinners, not to…

Advent Conspiracy

What is one of the most meaningful gifts you've ever been given? When we give ourselves, we're loving like Christ. John 1:1-14 What did Jesus give? Luke 2:11 "Today in…
1. How can I be content as God desires? 2. What did God give at Christmas? 3. What did God spend at Christmas? 4. What were the Gold, Frankincense, &…


Chasing Happy

The way we tend to think about “happy”: “My happenings determine my happiness.” A better way to think about “happy”: “Happiness comes from changing my perspective, not changing my circumstances.”…
Lies We Believe: Happiness is found in my physical appearance Happiness is found in my posessions Happiness is found in my achievements The Truth about Happiness: Happiness doesn't come from…

Zoom Out

2017-10-01
How do you find happiness when life doesn't turn out the way you expected? When you change what you see, you will change what you feel. To view the "Fred's…
Happiness is always linked to circumstances BUT it is most often sabotaged when I fail to see (or give appropriate value to) some of the best things God has given…
“work out your salvation” “with fear and trembling” “it is God who works in you” “to will and to act” “do everything without complaining” “shine like stars in the universe”…
In today’s culture, our understanding of “purpose” has changed. PURPOSE = Potential = Happiness. “self-esteem” + “American dream” = Expected Greatness Philippians 2:19-30 Timothy - “I have no one like…
“Rejoice in the Lord.” Philippians 3:1 What’s your “why?” When Jesus becomes your treasure, He also becomes your purpose. “Watch out for those dogs” (Phil 3:2-4) “the dogs” = religious…

Eat Up

2017-11-12
Genesis 25:27-34 An example NOT to follow Dangerous Appetites: “Your appetites will either rule you or be ruled by you.” How do we rule our appetites? Philippians 3:17-4:1 “Choose what…
3 Sources of Anxiety 1. Unresolved conflict Philippians 4:2-5 - value my relationships as much as my rights. - be willing to involve others when necessary. - don’t depend on…
A very common lie: “Happiness is found in ___________________.” A not-so-common truth: “Happiness is found in _________________.” 3 things we must believe in order to experience the JOY of generosity:…

The Value of Alignment


Value#5 Intimacy with God is the power source for Personal Transformation.
Value #4: “SERVING OTHERS with a humble heart is our expression of Gratitude to God” Serving means setting aside what I want to intentionally benefit someone else. Understanding & Embracing…
Value #3: “PEOPLE MATTER to God and therefore matter to us” 1. Ezekiel 18:32 (PEOPLE MATTER TO GOD) “God takes no pleasure in anyone's death.” Every person matters to God,…
Value #2: “AUTHENTIC COMMUNITY is required for sustained Spiritual Growth” “Authentic Community” means I have a transparent relationship with a group of people. 1. John 13:34-35 Love = Command What…
Biblical Truth is our Final Authority VALUE = “a desire or priority that is so strong, it determines what I do.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “All Scripture is God Breathed.” “All…

Immerse · Fuse · Radiate

A Strategy for Growing Healthy Christian

Our radiate should have a positive effect on 2 different groups of people: 1. Other Believers 2. Those who are far from God 3 ways the early Christians radiated God's…