Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13, Often this phrase is used to call out the inner strength of another person. But it is not that helpful if that other person feels overwhelmed, and it certainly doesn't say much about God's presence in their life...
Scripture: Psalms 10:12-18, God calls us to work hard and secure our future. But if we follow this idea too far, it will impact how we treat others. How do we know when to help others and when to let people deal with their consequences?
Scripture: Deuteronomy 30:15-18, There are simple phrases that sound Christian but actually aren't: "Everything happens for a reason," "God helps those who help themselves" or "God won't give you more than you can handle." These expressions sound...
Scripture: Matthew 28: 1-10, The Resurrection changed everything. Through the Resurrection we can experience life and freedom in a way that we never could without it.
Scripture: Mark 15:33-41, The cross is God's answer to our problems. But what is the power of the cross? What is its meaning? In what ways does Jesus' death on the cross have an impact on our personal world and the mess that we experience, and...
Scripture: Matthew 22:34-40, Dealing with the mess of life is difficult work and we must understand the point of it if we are going to be fully engaged. What did Jesus say was the most important verse in the Bible, and how does it have the power...
Scripture: Luke 10:38-40, The problem is that we tend to continue to make a mess even as we attempt to clean one up. This week we looked at ways to keep Christ by your side so that we can address the mess until it is a mess no more.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17-19 , The biggest mistake we often make in life is to try to manage with less mess. Jesus offers us a better alternative. He wants us to get out of the mess completely. This week we talk about steps in transformation...