Series The Land Between

Pastor and author Jeff Manion joins the Discover the Word group and observes that life is full of unwanted transitions, where life is not as it once was and where the future is uncertain--the "Land Between." But, he says, these transitions provide your greatest opportunity for spiritual growth. Join the group, as they use the biblical story of the Israelites journey through the Sinai desert as a metaphor for being in an undesired, transitional space, and help us find ways to see God in life's diffficult transitions.

Dates July 4-15, 2016
# of Programs 10
At The Table Mart DeHaan, Elisa Morgan, and Jeff Manion
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Part 1 - 07/04/16

“The Land Between”

Most people would love to travel, but there’s one place nobody wants to travel to—the “Land Between.” Today on Discover the Word, our group, along with special guest Jeff Manion, begin a new series called, “The Land Between.” It’s a discussion about what to do after a job loss, a serious illness, the end of a relationship. Being in “The Land Between” can be the most spiritually challenging time of our lives. Listen today to Discover the Word!

Part 2 - 07/05/16

Complaining is more than just a bad habit

What, manna again? Complaining about their food and everything else they didn’t like, kept the Israelites wandering in the desert for forty years, delaying their destiny. Today on Discover the Word, we discuss with our guest, Jeff Manion, why complaining and grumbling is more than just a bad habit, it’s an enemy of our trust in God. Join us today on Discover the Word!

Part 3 - 07/06/16

One question to ask ourselves before judging others

Could you eat one food—for every meal—for days, and not complain? Our guest this week on Discover the Word, Jeff Manion, tried that and today he tells us about his experiment. And the conversation reveals the one question we should ask ourselves when we’re tempted to judge others. Find out what that question is today on Discover the Word!

Part 4 - 07/07/16

God’s not put off by our honest complaints

Any pastor can tell you that too much whining in the wilderness wears a leader down. It did for Moses. He complained to God and told Him the load of leadership was too much to bear! Today on Discover the Word, the group and pastor and author Jeff Manion discuss how God’s not put off by our honest complaints, as long as we invite Him into the middle of our mess. Listen today to Discover the Word!

Part 5 - 07/08/16

Are you complaining about God or to God?

We all know the Israelites grumbled when they were in “The Land Between”  a lot! But Moses complained too, about them! So what’s the difference between Moses’s complaint and theirs? You’ll find out today when we, along with our guest, Jeff Manion, compare griping about God with complaining to God. One of these things is not like the other! Tune in today on Discover the Word!

Part 6 - 07/11/16

God loves providing for His weary kids

Have you ever cried out to God for help, wondering if He’s listening? Today on Discover the Word, our team, along with author Jeff Manion, continues their series called “The Land Between” by talking about how to cope after a dramatic life change, like an illness, a job loss, or a relationship crisis. What if we knew that God actually loves providing for His weary kids? Listen today to Discover the Word!

Part 7 - 07/12/16

God helps in unexpected ways

What do Moses, Elijah, and Peter all have in common? When they were at their lowest, God helped them in some unexpected and very practical ways. Today on Discover the Word, our team and special guest Jeff Manion discuss some of their favorite Bible characters and the important lesson we can learn from them about how just when we think God is going to scold us, He may give us lunch! Join us today at on Discover the Word!

Part 8 - 07/13/16

“Time heals all wounds” . . . or does it?

It’s a common expression “Time heals all wounds,”  but is it really true? Today on Discover the Word, author Jeff Manion maintains it’s not time that makes the difference during times of transition but the choices we make while we’re in that “Land Between.” Jeff rejoins our team to talk about that precarious land where faith either grows or dies. An important discussion today on Discover the Word!

Part 9 - 07/14/16

“Whom the Lord loves He chastens”

“Whom the Lord loves He chastens.” We read that in the Bible, but what does that mean exactly? Today on Discover the Word, our team, and Pastor Jeff Manion, discusses the uncomfortable topic of when God is a disciplinarian. Discover the relationship between rescue and discipline by being part of the study today on Discover the Word.

Part 10 - 07/15/16

During times of transition will you trust God?

During times of transition we’re all enrolled in Trust School. The question is, will we barely pass, fail completely, or graduate with honors? Today on Discover the Word, our team, along with pastor and author Jeff Manion, concludes their series called “The Land Between.” When life is turned upside down, God wants to know, “Will you trust Him?” Join us today on Discover the Word.

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