Sep 12, 2019
Hope out of Hurt
Ruth 1
Hardship Question: When life seems hopeless, where will I turn for hope?
1. Elimelech has hope in himself
2. Orpah has hope in false gods
3. Naomi kind of hopes in nothing
4. Ruth hopes in faith.
WatchNotesDownloadDateTitle
  • Sep 12, 2019Hope out of Hurt
    Sep 12, 2019
    Hope out of Hurt
    Ruth 1
    Hardship Question: When life seems hopeless, where will I turn for hope?
    1. Elimelech has hope in himself
    2. Orpah has hope in false gods
    3. Naomi kind of hopes in nothing
    4. Ruth hopes in faith.
  • Sep 8, 2019The Investment
    Sep 8, 2019
    The Investment
    1. There is the practical side to my gift.
    2. Giving reveals a worship of God and a transformed life.

    The Treasure Principle: You can’t take it with you, but you can send it on ahead.

    Building Block A - God owns everything. I’m a manager.
    Building Block B – My heart goes where I put God’s money.
    Building Block C – Live for the line, not the dot.
  • Sep 1, 2019A Fairy Tale Ending
    Sep 1, 2019
    A Fairy Tale Ending
    Series: Ruth
    Ruth 4
    1. Continuous Hope lives in the providence of God.
    2. Continuous Hope clings to redemption.
    3. Continuous Hope lives in us as someone fights for us.
    4. Continuous Hope lives with legacy in mind.
  • Aug 25, 2019The Risky Business of Hope
    Aug 25, 2019
    The Risky Business of Hope
    Series: Ruth
    Ruth 3

    1. Hope gets us dreaming again.
    2. Hope gets us moving into action.
    3. Hope filled actions get hope filled responses.
  • Aug 18, 2019The Rescue
    Aug 18, 2019
    The Rescue
    Series: Ruth
    Ruth 2
    Hope Nugget #1 – Hope can take root as I take action.
    Hope Nugget #2 - Hope grows in our lives as we recognize God’s Providence.
    Hope Nugget #3 – Hope multiplies as we care, share, and love like God.
    Hope Nugget #4 – Ruth’s faith in God brings hope for relief and redemption.
  • Aug 4, 2019Taking the Lead
    Aug 4, 2019
    Taking the Lead
    Leadership Fact: Leadership is a journey of influence.
    Leadership Fact: We affect or influence others in either positive or negative ways.
    Leadership Fact: Most of the leadership that shapes our lives does not come from leaders with titles, but from daily life relationships.
    Leadership Fact: Jesus is the greatest leadership model of all time.
    Leadership Fact: Servant leadership is the only management approach that Jesus validated for His followers.
     
    1. Solitude and Prayer
    2. Scripture
    3. Group Life
    4. Trust the Unconditional Love of the Father.
  • Jul 28, 2019God of the Big Fish and the Little Worm
    Jul 28, 2019
    God of the Big Fish and the Little Worm
    1.  Kingdom Life is about fighting against a great contradiction
    Life Observation: Jonah has a good theology, but a bad heart

    2.  Kingdom Life is about God providing what we need when we need it on His terms.  
    Life Lesson: Who is Lord of this moment? 
     
    3.  Kingdom Life is about Nineveh
     Kingdom Observation: Jonah sees the Ninevites as his enemies. God sees all people as enemies. 
  • Jul 21, 2019God’s Gift
    Jul 21, 2019
    God’s Gift
    1. God speaks graciously.
    2. Jonah responds obediently.
    3. The Ninevites repent dramatically.
    4. God relents mercifully.
  • Jul 14, 2019In Deep Water
    Jul 14, 2019
    In Deep Water
    1. The Deep Water moments are what we need to pray.
    2. The Deep Water moments are where we see God answer.
    3. Deep Water answers don’t always come as expected.
    4. Deep Waters bring a fresh awareness of God.
  • Jul 7, 2019Wrong Way Jonah
    Jul 7, 2019
    Wrong Way Jonah
    1. God will challenge me.
     
    Life Point: God’s concern doesn’t have boundaries.

    2. I have a choice to make.
     
    Life Point: I can find boats going the wrong direction.

    3. God cares too much to leave us alone.

    Life Point: God will use life to get our attention.

    4. Our worst moments can become God moments.

    Life Point: Our nightmares will often wake us up to God.