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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  Listening Attentively – When I Already Have a Lot on My Mind

Love Is Listening Attentively – When I Already Have a Lot on My Mind

Posted: 10 Jun, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

Our world is full of beautiful, good things. It is also full of dark, broken, hurtful things. Instead of leaving us to our own misery or destroying us, Jesus came and entered into our dark world, taking the brokenness upon himself. In this message on listening we are taught to listen to the comfort of […]

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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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Healthy Grace – A Higher Calling 11

Healthy Grace – A Higher Calling 11

Posted: 27 Nov, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

With a healthy understanding of grace, we can appreciate it for what it really is, and stand firm in the security of our committed relationship with Jesus. This allows us to stop being distracted with trying to measure up or trying to discern exactly what is permissible behavior and what isn t. Instead, we can focus […]

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Knowing Jesus: Brother, Worker, Soldier

Knowing Jesus: Brother, Worker, Soldier

Posted: 28 Jun, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

This next teaching in our series covering Philippians takes a look at a scarcely mentioned character in the Bible Epaphroditus. By looking at the way Paul speaks of Epaphroditus, we can get a better understanding of what it looks like to live a live committed to the gospel.   Download Handout

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Superman Shepherd King

Superman Shepherd King

Posted: 22 Dec, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

A better question than asking, “Who is Jesus to you?” is “Who is Jesus?”

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The Finish Is the Start

The Finish Is the Start

Posted: 19 Jul, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

As hard as the race may be, the finish line ends suffering and starts an amazing eternity. Understanding that the end is near helps us run well.

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New Life with Christ 12 - Knit Together

New Life with Christ 12 - Knit Together

Posted: 28 Feb, 2021 | Author: Steve Nelson

God's plan for his people is that they would have a special love for one another with a deep devotion and commitment. 

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Googling God - Why is there Suffering in Life?

Googling God - Why is there Suffering in Life?

Posted: 11 Jul, 2021 | Author: Dove Cranson

When it comes to suffering the answers we think we need are not really all that we need.  God wants to give us more.

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Heart of David 8: Awestruck by the Reality of God

Heart of David 8: Awestruck by the Reality of God

Posted: 28 Nov, 2021 | Author: Dove Cranson

We draw strength from God by living in awe of Him. 

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Sit Walk Stand 4: Sit as Examples of Grace

Sit Walk Stand 4: Sit as Examples of Grace

Posted: 06 Feb, 2022 | Author: Steve Nelson

Those who have faith in him are examples of the wealth of his mercy, grace, and kindness for all future ages. 

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Loveronomy: The Kings' Backstory

Loveronomy: The Kings' Backstory

Posted: 26 Jun, 2022 | Author: Steve Nelson

Understanding the love story of the kings helps us guard our most precious and life-giving relationship!

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