We, the church, are the bridge God created to impart grace to the world. We must appropriate the grace God has given us. We don't go to church, we are the church. How do we know that we are doing church right? We grow in knowledge, love and service. Preached at North Coast Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Ephesians 4:7-16, Psalm 119:10, 1 Corinthians 12:14-26, Micah 6:8
Paul's model for handling conflict is outlined in Ephesians 4. Speak the truth in a loving way. Deal with the offense quickly. Fight fair. Remember the goal.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-32
Topic: Conflict Resolution
Revelation 21 and 22 give us a glorious picture of how God will bring renewal to all things. Pastor Tim Chaddick preaches on the incredible comfort this truth brings and how we can live in our city in anticipation of God's heavenly rewards. Preached at Reality L.A. Used by permission.
Speaker: Tim Chaddick
Scripture: Revelation 21 - 22, 2 Corinthians 5:17-20, Ephesians 4:21-24
Forgiveness is both a decision and a process. The road to forgiveness is not denial, not enabling, not a response to an apology, and not forgetting the offense. Instead, forgiveness comes when we confess our bitterness, remove the person's control over our emotions, forsaking revenge and leaving justice to God. We know we have truly forgiven when we want the best for our...
Speaker: Mark Driscoll
Scripture: Ephesians 4:29-32, Psalm 51:4
There is power in our words. When used to encourage and speak for God, our words can greatly impact the kingdom.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Ephesians 4:24-30, Luke 6:43-45, Proverbs 4:23, Psalm 141:3, James 3:2-5
Marriage is tough. We are constantly changing, which causes our marriage to change. Glenn & Angie Barteau share the joys and challenges of marriage. They will also address how to navigate and understand the different phases marriages and other important relationships go through.
Scripture: Ephesians 4:22-23, 2 Corinthians 10:5
Fighting fair as a couple will preserve your unity as a couple and deepen your love. Don't use words to wound. Re-frame your language away from judgment. Be compassionate and forgiving. Some practical tips: only one person at a time is allowed to get angry. A conflict can only last twenty minutes. Press pause on the problem and engage in a positive activity.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Acts 15:2, Ephesians 4:26-32
Paul the apostle teaches that if we know who we are and believe who we are, then we must live who we are-walking worthy of Jesus Christ. We reflect His character by being humble, gentle, compassionate and patient. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship . Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-4
Topic: Spiritual Disciplines
If I am really going to become more like Christ, it means that we would change the way we do marriage and become less self-oriented and more other-focused. It means we become more sacrificial, more missional, more willing to give our comfort, time, and possessions away for others. Jesus is asking. How about you? What is it you want? If we truly have aspirations to follow him...
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: Mark 10:46-52, Matthew 7:24, 1 Corinthians 3, Ephesians 2:8, Ephesians 4:15-16
As we mature, we take on the character of Jesus Christ and are different than worldly people. Spiritual adults draw others to Jesus. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship . Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
Speaker: Pete Briscoe
Scripture: Ephesians 4:14-16
Topic: Process of Spiritual Growth