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Winning the War Waged

Winning the War Waged

Posted: 06 Jan, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Peter 2:11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. When we put our faith in Christ, we become God s people and citizens of his kingdom. We no longer pledge our allegiance to this world, but to God. As the verse says, […]

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Connecting with God

Connecting with God

Posted: 18 Nov, 2018 | Author: Troy Roberts

We accept Christ s death on the cross as payment for our own sins we enter into an amazing relationship with our Father. Then what? What happens when we blow it, struggle, and doubt? This message looks at the examples of the prodigal son, David, and Peter to show the depth of God s ongoing commitment and […]

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Love Is  Showing Compassion – When People Are Difficult

Love Is Showing Compassion – When People Are Difficult

Posted: 01 Jul, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Love is complicated. Sometimes people can be so rude, mean, or insensitive! Yet understanding people s back stories, helps make sense of why they do what they do. When grasp our own shortcomings, it helps us be sympathetic, because our struggles are not really all that different. Download Handout: With blanks / Without blanks Video from message: Chick-fil-A: Every […]

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Love Is  Sticking with It   When Starting over Seems Easiest

Love Is Sticking with It When Starting over Seems Easiest

Posted: 03 Jun, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

[Love] always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 1 Corinthians 13:7 NIV Is that the kind of love you desire? Sometimes instead of being protected, we get hurt by those we love. Trust is something that we value, but once that trust gets violated, it is hard to get it back. As long as […]

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The God Embrace 5: How Much More

The God Embrace 5: How Much More

Posted: 11 Mar, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Romans 5:9 Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God s wrath through him! NIV Romans 5 talks about how we used to be and how we are, and it addresses the kind of treatment we can expect from God. We used to be ungodly. We […]

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Faith or Bust 2017

Faith or Bust 2017

Posted: 14 Jan, 2017 | Author: Jenna Schwieger

The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself in love! How can we be women of faith in a world full of struggle and upheaval? Download    

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God Wants to Do GreatThings through Your Life

God Wants to Do GreatThings through Your Life

Posted: 11 Sep, 2016 | Author: Dr. Michael Parsa

We often don t think of ourselves as being very gifted or having much to offer, but God has great things He wants to do through our lives! The gifts and talents God has given us can be used to help people and to make an incredible difference in God s kingdom. In this message, ER doctor […]

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One Man’s Journey toward Victory over Lust

One Man’s Journey toward Victory over Lust

Posted: 23 Aug, 2016 | Author: Tommy Tinajero

Tommy courageously shares his story of how an addiction to pornography threatened his walk with God, inner peace, and marriage. Most (if not all) of us can relate to such life-consuming struggles, but God doesn t want that to be the end of the story. He can help us to be free and to fill our […]

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Elevating the Room around Us

Elevating the Room around Us

Posted: 10 Jul, 2016 | Author: Bruce Bradford

Some people drain the life out of a room just by walking in. Others bring life and elevate the room. You can be a life giver! We all have our own struggles, but who we are in our faith must be independent of who we have been or what we have experienced. Greatness is never […]

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Wrestling

Wrestling

Posted: 06 Feb, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” – Ephesians 6:12   Download Handout

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Like a Tree

Like a Tree

Posted: 05 Sep, 2015 | Author: Dove Cranson

In this sermon, Dove compares the Christian life to a tree and uncovers valuable insights into how we can learn about ourselves through God’s creation.   Download

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Knowing Jesus: Suffering Well

Knowing Jesus: Suffering Well

Posted: 16 May, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

As we continue our series through Philippians, we’re going to take a look at the place of suffering in a Christian’s life. Suffering is very real, not only in the sense of the persecuted church, but also in the sense of the day-to-day struggles and battles that we face regularly. These sufferings, in whatever form, […]

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John Olivas's Testimony

John Olivas's Testimony

Posted: 11 Jan, 2015 | Author: John Olivas

Life’s a little messy. Even so, God’s grace is there for us. We all have success and failures and we need to keep reaching out to God and finding His grace in the midst of the struggle.   Download

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Killing to Live

Killing to Live

Posted: 30 Nov, 2014 | Author: Steve Nelson

Do you ever feel like there is something inside you that wants to control you and steer you down a bad path? That’s what the Bible calls the flesh, and it competes with every choice we make. It’s on ongoing struggle, but the Bible tells us how we can win out over the flesh.   […]

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Nudge

Nudge

Posted: 31 Mar, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Corinthians 1:25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. (NIV11) God, even at his hypothetical simplest level of thinking, is smarter than Albert Einstein at his peak. This is important to understand when it comes to our pursuit of advice. When [ ]

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The Difference Hour

The Difference Hour

Posted: 29 Sep, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Think of the greatest struggles of your life. You’d probably be willing to do anything to make a difference in those trials. Here is something you can do, and it just takes an hour.

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Eric Roberts Testimony

Eric Roberts Testimony

Posted: 13 Oct, 2019 | Author: Eric Roberts

You are loved by the creator of the universe! When life is rough, he wants to hear from you and he is listening.

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Take Heart

Take Heart

Posted: 02 Feb, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

In in times of struggle, it helps us to take heart when we remember the power, sovereignty, and compassion of God.

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Lamp, Light, Fire, Hammer 1: Oracles of Blessing

Lamp, Light, Fire, Hammer 1: Oracles of Blessing

Posted: 16 Feb, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

There is a HUGE blessing in having the oracles of God on any topic, and the words of God address all of our greatest areas of need.

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Experiencing Life in Struggle

Experiencing Life in Struggle

Posted: 22 Mar, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, Steve looks at some of the different ways we experience life and highlights a few areas that will be challenging in the midst of our current world crisis.

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Astonishing [Yet Normal] Faith

Astonishing [Yet Normal] Faith

Posted: 04 Apr, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, we look at The Woman Who Touched Jesus’ Cloak to see how God does great things, even for people with average faith.

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Life. Life, Life.

Life. Life, Life.

Posted: 19 Apr, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

God doesn’t just promise life in the next life after we suffer and struggle through this life. He promises life in this life as well as life in the next.

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Wait Hope Trust

Wait Hope Trust

Posted: 25 Oct, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

A story from the time of Elisha gives us lessons on finding life in the midst of times of struggle. 

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