These words of encouragement to Elevation Church were preached by Pastor Craig Groeschel as he told his own story of LifeChurch.tv. In Acts 5:18 , Peter and John healed the lame beggar by the Gate Beautiful. By the power of God, everyone in the community saw God's miracle. What do we learn about bold obedience? Bold obedience will be met with opposition. Bold obedience will...
Speaker: Craig Groeschel
Scripture: Acts 5:18
Jesus commends the Ephesian church for its strengths, offers correction for its problems and encourages members to re-kindle their first love, the Lord Jesus. In the struggle to live passionate Christian lives, we should find ourselves developing deeper love for God and others.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Revelation 2:1-7, John 21:15-22
Hundreds of ministers have admitted that when they get the phone call with the sobbing, furious, or panicked person on the other line, they do not know what to say. Too many times, all they can muster is “I’m sorry”, or “It will be alright”, or some sort of sermon or lecture. After 16 years of ministry, counseling and congregational development, I have found that most...
Author: Keith Waggoner
Loops are negative interactions between two people in which each reaction heightens the conflict. For example, if one person is demanding, the other person will often withhold. Or if one expresses an emotion, the other may be overly logical. If one pursues, the other will probably distance. Here’s what the bible says about loops: Don’t have them! Romans 12:17...
Author: Chet Weld
When Denalyn and I travel together, she wants to drive. It’s not that she loves the steering wheel, it’s just that she loves to stay on track. My mind tends to wander. My thoughts tend to stray. I may be on a highway, but mentally, I’m in a distant land. Consequently, I miss exits, forget to turn, or stray off course. More than once she has dozed off only to awaken in a...
Author: Max Lucado