• A Spirited Discussion On God’s Grace

    January 16, 2007

    Romans 3:23 states, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” No matter how hard we try, we’ll never reach the standard of perfection. On our own, we’ll never pass the test. But there’s hope for those who are willing to accept God’s gift of grace!

  • A Lively Discussion On Humility

    January 15, 2007

    The game of comparison is a dangerous one to play. Unfortunately, it’s a trap that impacts us all. Considering ourselves better than others is harmful . . . not just to the other person, but to our relationship with God, as well.

  • A Practical Look At Breaking Free From Our Self-imposed Laws

    January 12, 2007

    Ever find yourself sticking to a bunch of man-made “rules,” trying like crazy to be good enough to earn God’s favor? Well, sometimes it’s easier to follow a list of rules, rather than develop a real relationship with Him.

  • The Life Of A Man Who Followed All The Religious Regulations . . . But Missed Out On A Relationship With God

    January 11, 2007

    Some churches tend to celebrate rules. A list of do’s and don’ts that dictate how we should live. Don’t smoke, don’t drink . . . and by all means, make sure you’re in church every Sunday!

  • Let’s Grapple With The Concept Of Comparison . . . And The Need For Humility

    January 10, 2007

    We have a natural tendency to compare ourselves to others. Either we think we’re better than they are, or we see ourselves as lacking.

  • A Message Of Grace

    January 9, 2007

    Each one of us has done things in our life that we aren’t proud of. But have you ever made a mistake so terrible . . . you wondered if God would ever forgive you? Let’s observe God’s response to a repentant heart.

  • A Lively Discussion On The Heart Of Worship

    January 8, 2007

    It’s easy to get wrapped up in the praise music at church. The beat is good, the melody is catchy, and you know some of the lyrics from songs on the radio. But does good music equate to sincere worship?

  • An Eye-opening Conversation On Self-righteousness

    January 5, 2007

    Whether we admit it or not, we’ve all had moments when we criticize others for their weakness . . . and gain a little self-importance in the process. As it turns out, people have been struggling with pride since the beginning of creation!

  • The Parable Of Charles And Billy Joe – A New Spin On An Old Story

    January 4, 2007

    Sometimes we marginalize the stories in the Bible. Because we’ve heard them so often, we fail to appreciate their deep meaning in our life. Haddon Robinson re-introduces a story we’ve heard before, but in a way you’ve probably never considered.

  • Looking To Revitalize Your Bible Reading?

    January 3, 2007

    Some of the stories in the Bible seem like just that . . . a good story. But seeing how those stories apply to our life is easier said than done. We’ll describe the process of reading Scripture in a way that we can fully understand it and apply it to our lives.