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No Looking Back, July 19, 2020: https://youtu.be/SQfa1g4Txus
Although saying farewell to friends is never a perfect ending to how we might want things to be, we always have the opportunity to finish well no matter the circumstance. As you consider your purpose of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus, what might Jesus be saying to you about finishing well right where you are? What treasure might he want to give in exchange for trash for past successes and failures?
Honouring God in His Unshakable kingdom, July 12, 2020: https://youtu.be/r18TRO0h288
Do you find it easier to dig for dirt than to mine for gold when it comes to other people? What if we made an effort to adopt a different world view from the one we find around us … one that has a different language, a different way of looking at God and people; a different system of evaluating worthiness for being honored? Listen in as we seek God’s help to look for the good in others around us and actually say something about it.
Loving God Life a Warm Cup of Coffee, July 5, 2020: https://youtu.be/ePyeQo5sjhE
On a cold night, most everyone likes a warm cup of something: coffee, tea, cocoa, milk or soup. There are a wide variety of choice. But how do you determine what’s most important in life when tough decisions need to be made between one thing or another? How do you savor what’s best?
Learning to Live a Flinch Free Life
Part 4-Effects, June 7, 2020: https://youtu.be/iS_Ip6gI6gg
Ever wonder if you missed God’s “true” calling for your life… you know… that feeling that maybe there was something deeper? Whatever your thoughts, God is in the business of using us right where we are at as we continue to seek him from our core as life-long learners in his ever present kingdom.
Part 3-Learning, May 31, 2020: https://youtu.be/Ww5I93acd50
No one likes a bait and switch. Ever wonder if that’s what happened when you became a Christian? You thought you signed up for a Princess Cruise only to discover you’ve been assigned to a battleship. Jesus never promised that taking up our cross to follow him was going to be easy. He did promise that He would be with us as we learn along-side him what it means to be a forgiven and healed learner in God’s unshakable kingdom that leads to living a purpose-filled, flinch free life.
Part 2-Healing, May 24, 2020: https://youtu.be/3uA6ZWnSick
Ever wonder why you can’t catch a break? Perhaps you can’t seem to make progress with God no matter how hard you try? But what if you changed your thinking… What if you took a different path rather than hoping that the same path would be different this time? Join the journey in God’s unshakable kingdom where everyone is invited to get healing that leads to living a flinch free life.
Part 1-Focus, May 17, 2020: https://youtu.be/Vf7xxmqYJr4
We all know that courage is not the absence of fear but a willingness to face fear no matter the cost. Unfortunately, the desire to pursue a higher call in spite of the risk is often not that strong. What is often lacking in this equation is an understanding of what a “higher call” is that enables us to have courage, to take risks, to live life and do our work without flinching. Join the journey as we continue to learn how to live a flinch free life in God’s unshakable kingdom with focused determination.
Worship Short, 5th Sunday of Easter-Mother’s Day, May 10, 2020: https://youtu.be/UBM8XQSba5E
When the stuff of life keeps dropping through the cracks and relationships feel strained, do you ever wonder if you can live like this anymore? If anyone understands your struggle, it’s Jesus. It’s why he came. And he’s here to help anyone who wants to experience the unforced rhythms of grace in the midst of burn out.
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