God wants to help you grow

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 13 GOD WANTS TO HELP YOU GROW Matthew 13:1-50… In Matthew 13, Jesus tells four parables about things that grow, three about sorting good results and people from bad, two parables about the great value and worth of the Kingdom of Heaven, and one about those who understand […]

Jesus can fill your emptiness of soul

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 12 JESUS CAN FILL YOUR EMPTINESS OF SOUL “When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, but finds none. Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when it comes, it finds the […]

Jesus will cover your bases

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 11 JESUS WILL COVER YOUR BASES When Jesus had finished instructing His twelve disciples, He went on from there to teach and preach in their cities.  (Matthew 11:1) In Matthew 10 and 11, Jesus instructs His disciples and sends them away from home on a mission for Him. Then, […]

Jesus has compassion for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 9 JESUS HAS COMPASSION FOR YOU And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the Kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction.  When He saw the crowds, He had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, […]

Praise Brings Power to Your Daily Life

Do wish you had more power in your walk with God? Several years ago I served for a time on the praise team of a local college ministry.  One day the leader came in to rehearsal and handed us each a stack of six CDs he’d created with all of the praise and worship songs […]

YDR: Part 09 – A Temple

This past Sunday, we had a chance to look at a variety of things regarding the places God has chosen to live.  We looked at the Tabernacle, Solomon’s Temple, Herod’s Temple, and finally, the idea that Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 6:19… “Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you…” If you’re […]

Planning Center notes 1

NOTE: This post is from an e-mail I sent out to the people in our Worship Arts ministry, to help them be a little more familiar with Planning Center Online. PLANNING CENTER ONLINE As you all know, this is the system we use for scheduling, but it does so much more. Starting right now, I’m updating chord […]

GRAPHIC – The meta-narrative

Did you know Scripture has a storyline? This is the graphic used in part 01 of the teaching series “Your DYNAMIC Role in the Kingdom of God”. It illustrates one of many “Meta-Narrative” frameworks that can be used to understand the broader scope of Scripture. Check out more at http://www.postmodernpreaching.net/metanarrative.htm NOTE: Links to external sites […]