Deadlyl Sins – Sloth

Deadly? . . . Sloth? March 25, 2018 Well, I’ve saved the best for last! Today we’re ending our series on the 7 Deadly Sins, as we hope to learn how to avoid these traps and instead to draw closer to God so we can reach our FULL POTENTIAL. Last week, Eric told you about […]

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Deadly . . . Greed and Envy!

7 Deadly Sins Greed and Envy March 11, 2018 The 2015 American Freshman Survey asked thousands of incoming students about their goals and aspirations. 81.9 % checked “becoming very well off financially” as an “essential” or “very important” life objective. That’s an astounding percentage. But it’s not uncommon. Most people believe if they had more […]

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Deadly? Anger!

The Great Adventure – Wrath (Anger) Seven Deadly Sins February 25, 2018 There’s nothing like watching a sporting event and seeing an athlete or a coach go ballistic. Whether they’re throwing chairs, throwing bases, or helmets, it’s actually appalling, but deep down it’s kind of funny watching others get crazy angry. And that’s our topic […]

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The Great Adventure – Lust?

The Great Adventure? The 7 Deadly Sins February 11, 2018 Have you ever asked the question . . . “What’s wrong with me?” It’s a question we all ask ourselves from time to time. When we blow up at our kids or at our spouse, we wonder – – – what’s wrong with me? When […]

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That S Word (S-I-N)

That S Word Romans (Various) February 4, 2018 Today we’re going to talk about a 3 letter word that nobody really likes to talk about in church. It makes us uncomfortable, it makes us squirm in our seats and we really want to hold our ears so we don’t have to listen to what’s being […]

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Connecting with God!

Connecting with God! The Great Adventure James 4:6-10 January 28, 2018 Two weeks ago, I told you my hope, my goal and vision for the year is that we would move closer to reaching our FULL POTENTIAL. That idea came from a quote by Kobe Bryant. He said ~ My deepest fear is not using […]

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Connecting with God – Humility

Connecting with God! James 4:6-10 January 14, 2018 I’ve said it before, I don’t make new year’s resolutions.  And I still don’t . . . but I’m kinda sorta making an exception, maybe making a little change.  Maybe this will become an annual event for me.  I’m not sure, we’ll just see how this year […]

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The Great Adventure

The Great Adventure Matthew 4:18-25 January 7, 2017 In his book, The Island of Lost Maps, author Miles Harvey shared something I think many of us can relate to. He wrote ~ In my 30’s I spent a great deal of time at the Kopi [a travelers’ café in Chicago] whose walls were adorned with […]

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Year Round Christmas

First Baptist Church Matthew 2:1-12 It was a few days after Christmas. A family was busy cleaning up and putting away the Christmas decorations. As they took down the Christmas tree, the son asked “what are you doing?” The parents said, “We’re putting all our Christmas stuff away.” The boy asked, “Why are you doing […]

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