Joy to the World: Episode 2
More Than Happy
Happiness....Joy....Happiness....Joy....???? What is the difference, is there a difference? Is it possible to have Joy even in the midst of sorrow? Understand the relationship that Hope has with Joy. In this sermon, Pastor Adam explores the complex relationship between the heart, hope, and joy.
Joy to the World: Part 1.
...MORE than Happy.
The Christ following life is meant to be characterized by Joy. While we often expect Joy to be a natural byproduct of Christ following, it actually takes work. It also requires changing your heart and removing hindrances that strangle Joy. Pastor Adam begins this Christmas season with a template for creating a heart that manufactures Joy.
JOHN 3 in 3D: Celebrating Advent With Nicodemus And Friends
Jesus is known by many titles, what do these titles declare about him? Jesus repeatedly makes an invitation to people. Jesus hopes for a response. Nicodemus responded to Jesus invitation, what is your response?
JOHN 3 in 3D: Belief and the Eternal Third Dimension.
Is your story degenerative or redemptive? We all believe in something. Your beliefs guide the habits and rituals in which you partake. Belief in Jesus is the beginning of our eternal life. By placing your faith in Jesus you begin to see life through a redemptive lens. Youth pastor Harry Wilson continues our exploration of John 3.
JOHN 3 in 3D: "There Was A Man" - Nicodemus Meets Jesus
Nicodemus comes to Jesus as both a Jew and a Greek. He comes seeking signs along with wisdom. Nicodemus came to Jesus with a mission. John 3 details this encounter. Brother Elliot walks us through an explanation of Nicodemus' mission along with the lessons Jesus taught in response.
SPENT: Episode 3.
What the Bible Says About Tithing.
The most influential organization in the world is meant to be the local church. When the church gets holiness and sacrificial living right, there is nothing on earth that can stop it. Genesis 4 shows that you can do the right thing in the wrong way. It is impossible to extricate material sacrifice from biblical spirituality. What is your heart for giving?
SPENT: Episode 2.
What's SOW Important About the Harvest?
Proverbs 3:9-10; Isaiah 61:1-7.
Tithing starts with the understanding that we are God's greatest treasure and He is ours. Tithing is an overflow of this understanding. It is with that foundation and understanding that sacrificial generosity unlocks "deeper favor" upon your life from God. Join Pastor Adam as we learn what it looks like when you move away from thin margins of giving to walking in the deep favor of God.
Kent Porter is a faith-based executive life and business coach who has worked with companies like Apple, Disney and Qualcom just to name just a few. Kent has a passion for people and helping them find passion in their workplace no matter what they do. Kent and I sit down to talk about work culture, faith and fixing your frustrations at work.
SPENT: Episode 1.
What the Bible Says About Tithing.
Tithing is not the Lotto. The tithe was an obligatory law of Moses requiring 10 percent of the first fruits of the harvest. It was a reminder that all things we have are His. Is tithing still required? No. God paid the debt due to the law by tithing His son. God is not a fan of the mandatory tithe. He loves when we give freely with a cheerful heart.
The Tongue: Episode 3.
The Word of Encouragement
Acts 15:32 & 9:27, Various.
Encouragement fuels Kingdom growth and drives destiny. The final part of our 21-day tongue cleanse looks at encouraging stories in the Bible and how words were used to alter individual and corporate destiny. Encouragement also allows us to live in the supernatural, expecting miracles. Your words could strengthen somebody.