Russell Moore shares his insights about tension during the holiday season. Here are his wise suggestions: "We tend to idealize holidays, but human depravity doesn’t go into hibernation between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. One thing that will hit most Christians, sooner or later, are tensions within extended families at holiday time. Some of you will be visiting family members...
Author: Russell Moore
Scripture: Proverbs 29:23-23, Hebrews 12:14-14, Matthew 13:29-30, 1 Timothy 3:7-7
Every church or organization that wants to be effective and healthy must stay focused on its mission. Today, Glenn walks us through the mission God has given Casas Church: To lead spiritually disconnected people into a life giving relationship with God. YouVersion notes: Click HERE.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: John 7:37-38, John 10:9-10, Matthew 13:2-4, Luke 14:5-7, Luke 14:21-23
Topic: Church Mission
Jesus describes a farmer who sows his seed in rocky, thorny and fertile soil. Like the seeds sown in fertile soil, the person who receives the message of Christ will take root and bear fruit.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Matthew 13:1-23
Topic: Preaching & Teaching, Parables
We can stand in good conscience before God and others because of God’s grace. Regardless of viewpoints expressed in the Galatian church about circumcision, all believers in Christ receive God’s free gift. False teachers may not be discovered (the tares) until they are identified at the end of time, so we must not allow our freedom in Christ to be warped into legalism.
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: Galatians 2:1-10, Matthew 13:24-30, Matthew 13:36-43, 1 Peter 3:13-16
Topic: Overcoming Sin
Nobody can take what you already have given away. Never write anybody off but always watch your balance sheet. Real love doesn't leak, it overflows. Don't look for people to pay you back. Your reward is from the Lord. WATCH VIDEO HERE. Preached at Elevation Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: John 10:17-18, Acts 20:33, Matthew 13:1-9, Matthew 14:13, 2 Timothy 4:9-14