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The Journey through Grief

The Journey through Grief

Posted: 16 Dec, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

Life is hard. It is not what it was intended to be. Because of the brokenness in this world, we all experience pain, loss, and suffering. Grief is a path we must all walk through in this broken life. It is a product of the broken world we live in. When we are aware of […]

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Knowing God s Will 4: Joyful Path of Suffering

Knowing God s Will 4: Joyful Path of Suffering

Posted: 26 Aug, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Peter 4:1-2 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. NIV11 Sometimes suffering is […]

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Something Anything

Something Anything

Posted: 06 May, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

CT Studd, missionary to Africa, found a tract which was reportedly written by an atheist. It read as follows: Did I firmly believe, as millions say they do, that the knowledge and practice of religion in this life influences destiny in another, religion would mean to me everything. I would cast away earthly enjoyments as […]

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The God Embrace 7: Love, Hope, and Delivery

The God Embrace 7: Love, Hope, and Delivery

Posted: 25 Mar, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Romans 8:22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. ESV Sometimes in the midst of difficulty we can feel like something must be wrong. We aren t naive. We know life is hard; but we don t expect it to be this hard. When we try to make […]

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Witness

Witness

Posted: 15 Oct, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

Christians are not just messengers of God s plan of mercy and forgiveness, but we are witnesses of how He has worked in our lives! Each of us has a story of how God saved, healed, or met us in some critical life event. In fact, if we stop to think about it, we likely have […]

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Cornflakes, Cucumbers, and Confetti

Cornflakes, Cucumbers, and Confetti

Posted: 03 Sep, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

We all find plenty to complain about, whether it is genuine hardships like sickness, suffering, and death, or it is the little stuff like having to eat the same thing for dinner that we had for lunch. As we see in the example of the Israelites (Numbers 11:1-6), complaining leads to misery, even in times […]

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Following God in a Broken World

Following God in a Broken World

Posted: 13 Aug, 2017 | Author: Tom Schwieger

In a broken world full of sin, strife, and suffering, we need to continually trust that God is good, is in control and cares for us. Download Handout

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God Loves Bad People

God Loves Bad People

Posted: 05 Mar, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

In this message Dove attempts to help us love bad people. This is not so that we would embrace the bad things that bring pain, suffering, and destruction into this world, but that we would love bad people even as God does. Dove explains five reasons we can love bad people, from those far away […]

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Marriage and Divorce – A Higher Calling 7

Marriage and Divorce – A Higher Calling 7

Posted: 30 Oct, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

Marriage is intended to be a beautiful life-long relationship. Unfortunately things don t always go as God desires in our broken world. In this message we look at what the Bible teaches on divorce and remarriage from 1 Corinthians 7 and from the teachings of Jesus. Download Main Handout / Supplemental Reference on Divorce See also: Pizza Seminar: What the […]

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Joe, Joey, and God by Joe Ortiz

Joe, Joey, and God by Joe Ortiz

Posted: 22 Aug, 2016 | Author: Joe Ortiz

Joe Ortiz tells the story of his son, Joey, who at ten months of age was diagnosed as having a seizure disorder. The ensuing months and years brought a lot of pain and hardship, but in the end, God met one of Joe s deepest needs: to know God truly existed and cared. Download

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Experiencing Jesus in the Midst of Suffering

Experiencing Jesus in the Midst of Suffering

Posted: 03 Jan, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

Each of us has our own unique path in life, but suffering is not unknown to any of us. Not only do we have past hurts, but we have a span of life looming in front of us which is undoubtedly seasoned with unknown types and intensities of grief. In this message, Steve shares some […]

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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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Getting Saved / Jehoshaphat's Prayer

Getting Saved / Jehoshaphat's Prayer

Posted: 18 Aug, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message we learn lessons from Jehoshaphat on we can find life when we are facing trials that suck the life right out of us.

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JoJo's SILTY Deliverance

JoJo's SILTY Deliverance

Posted: 01 Sep, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

When we understand how God works in times of trouble, it helps us hold onto hope and stand strong until the time of rescue.

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