Colossians 4:5-6 Last week we started thinking about this formula for intentional living that we call Pi2: pray, invest and invite. Today we want to think about the last two parts of this formula: invest and invite.
Colossians 4:2-4 We typically think about relationships with other believers. Church relationships, small groups, family, etc. But how often to we purposely thing about the many relationships we have with people who are not yet believers? This week and next we will examine how to handle these relationships.
Relationships define your life. For good or evil, relationships define your life. We spend so much time IN our relationships that we never really stop to look AT our relationships. In this sermon we want to look AT our relationships.
Hebrews 10:19-25 Huge numbers of Americans today say to pollsters, “Oh, I’m spiritual, but I’m not religious.” If you listen carefully, what that means is, “I’m interested in God, but I’m not interested in the church.” They’ve lost hope for the church, but if they understood Scripture, they might have hope for the church.
Ephesians 5:25-27, Ephesians 4:25-32 Conflict happens in all relationships, and marriage tends to bring it out. Marriage is hard. If you been married longer than 18 months then you know this. We examine how to fight well in relationships.
At some point in our attempts to get the most out of life, we lose control of our lives. We try to force one more thing in to our already busy lives and we reach a breaking point. Too much pressure causes an emotional breakdown. Too much debt causes a financial breakdown. Or maybe you’re […]
We all face conflict on a daily basis. God does not call us to avoid conflict but to handle it with wisdom. According to the book of Proverbs, a wise person knows the need to resolve conflict, the components of resolving conflict, and the heart of resolving conflict.
Paul’s relationship with the church in Ephesus displays what a gospel-saturated church looks like. Built on truth, authenticity and lasting friendships, the church can be a positive influence in any culture.
Although we are more connected than we have ever been with more people than we have ever been, despite the fact that it is easier to find people with shared common interest than it has ever been, we feel more alone and more unknown than at any time that it has been measured in human […]