Lot's selfishness, misplaced priorities and spiritual dullness cause disaster. He and his family barely escape certain death because of God's amazing acts of mercy and grace. The lesson for us is to be vigilant, to keep our hearts pure and to focus our lives on God's plan and purposes.
Speaker: Larry Osborne
Scripture: Genesis 13:5 - 19:38, 2 Peter 2:6-9, Matthew 20:25-28, Philippians 2:3-5, 1 Timothy 6:9-11
Christian leaders or managers must have uncompromising character, clear direction and expectations, must give honest feedback and provide others opportunities to serve and grow in their areas of gifting. Leaders and managers also give recognition and appreciation.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: Matthew 20:20-28, Colossians 4:1
Topic: Work and Vocation
Complaining makes life miserable. Complaining causes us to miss what God is doing now, damages the gifts He gives us and hurts our testimony. If we speak instead with gratitude and contentment, we enhance our relationship with God and others, and we receive heavenly rewards.
Scripture: Philippians 2:14-15, Genesis 3:11-13, Genesis 4:6-9, Exodus 16:1-2, Matthew 20:1-16