What if I told you that God doesn’t want your life to be chaos? In the first week of our series studying through the book of Titus, we explored the idea that because God loves us, He has something better in mind for us than for our lives to be a stressful, chaotic mess.
Each of us experiences moments where we feel like God has forgotten about it, or failed to show up in a time of need or desperation. When life doesn’t go the way we planned, our gut reaction is to blame God for not coming through. When we pray for God to save or protect us…
God created each of us for a unique purpose and wired us up to do something great that only we can do. By following and obeying His leading we get to experience the freedom and fulfillment of living with purpose. But that can be scary, because God’s call always leads us out of our comfort zone….
Christmas is complicated. It’s busy. And especially if you’ve had an unexpected experience this past year that brought pain in your life, it can be really difficult to understand how it’s even possible to experience joy this time of year. This past Sunday, we kicked off our Christmas teaching series at First Christian Church. We…
Last Sunday at First Christian Church, I spoke about temptation and how Satan works to bring destruction in our lives. The message was based on Matthew 3:16-4:11. Here’s the video, as well as a few highlights and key thoughts from the message:
Our summer teaching series at FCC is a 10-week study through the book of John. I had the privilege to speak last weekend about light and darkness. Here’s the video:
I spoke at First Christian Church this past Sunday about God’s love that has overcome everything to draw us close. Here’s the video. By the way, this whole series was incredible. If you’d like to watch video from the other messages, you can find them here.
A few weeks ago I shared some thoughts on moving forward, making wise choices, and positioning yourself for God to work in your life in 2015. Sidenote: If you want to skip the “celebrations” and statistics from the past year at FCC and get right to the point, fast forward to about the 7:45 mark….