Think Different – Week 3

Think Different
3 – Gospel
10/23/16 (MS)


“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” Romans 12:2

“Jesus traveled through all the towns and villages of that area, teaching in the synagogues and announcing the Good News about the Kingdom. And he healed every kind of disease and illness.” Matthew 9:35

THE WORLD: Your performance equals your worth

“All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23

“But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.” Romans 5:8

THE WORLD: Perfection is attainable

THE GOSPEL: Jesus loves you the way you are now

“You have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters.Read the rest

Selfie Struggles: Week 2

Selfie Struggles
2 – Relationships
3/30/16 (HS)


“My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” – Galatians 2:20

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” – John 13:34-35

1.  What is a friend?Read the rest

The Talk: Week 3

 The Talk
3 – Finding the One
2/28/16 (MS)


“…a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh, so they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.” – Matthew 19:5-6

If you travel the same road as everyone else, you are going to end up at the same destination.  

To really be fulfilled in life, you have to find The One.

Of all of the commandments, what is the most important?”  Jesus replied, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul and all your mind.Read the rest

The Talk: Week 1

The Talk
1 – Clash of Cultures
2/14/16 (MS)


If you want something you’ve never had, you need to do something you’ve never done.

“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” – Romans 12:2

We have a choice to make:

1.  I can take steps that are guided by THE WORLD’S VALUES


2.  I can take steps that are guided by THE WAYS OF JESUS

“All of us have strayed away like sheep. Read the rest

Treasure Hunter: Week 2

Treasure Hunter
2 – Hunting Gold
6/7/15 (ms)


Key Scripture: “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” – Jeremiah 29:13

“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.” – John Piper

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:19-21

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” – Matthew 6:33


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You Are What You Eat: Week 1

You Are What You Eat
1 – Media Matters
4/22/15 (HS)


Key Scripture: “Don’t waste your energy striving for perishable food like that. Work for the food that sticks with you, food that nourishes your lasting life, food the Son of Man provides.” – John 6:27

1.  The messages from media are not always appropriate with our values as Christ-followers

“And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.” – Ephesians 2:1-3


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