Dec 3, 2017
Wonderful Counselor
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.                                                                          Isaiah 9:6 NIV
The Role of a Counselor…
1.  Advisor
2.  Advocate
 
My Role…
1.  Be Authentic
2.  Listen
3.  Do
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  • Dec 3, 2017Wonderful Counselor
    Dec 3, 2017
    Wonderful Counselor
    For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.                                                                          Isaiah 9:6 NIV
    The Role of a Counselor…
    1.  Advisor
    2.  Advocate
     
    My Role…
    1.  Be Authentic
    2.  Listen
    3.  Do
  • Nov 26, 2017Defeating Disappointment
    Nov 26, 2017
    Defeating Disappointment
    1. Never give up!
    2 Corinthians 4:16
     
    2. Keep your focus heavenward.
    Hebrews 11:16
     
    3. Remember that God is for you. 
    Romans 8:38
  • Nov 19, 2017I Deserve It
    Nov 19, 2017
    I Deserve It
    Matthew 20:1-15
     
    Life Point: Entitlement can destroy gratitude
     
    1. Entitlement produces grumbling
    2. Entitlement misses grace
    3. Imperfect moments can still be grateful moments.
     
    Application: How can I bless God everyday?
  • Nov 12, 2017No Worries
    Nov 12, 2017
    No Worries
    Philippians 4:4-13
    1. Worry is a matter of perspective
    2. We don't have to worry about what will happen when we know who is in charge 
    3. We don't have to worry about what we have when we know who truly satisfies
  • Nov 5, 2017The Good Ole Days
    Nov 5, 2017
    The Good Ole Days
    Exodus 17:1-17
    1. Looking back can lie to us
    2, Looking back forgets God's current provision
    3. Looking back robs us of current opportunities
    4. Looking back might keep us form future rewards
  • Oct 29, 2017Body Space
    Oct 29, 2017
    Body Space
    Series: Making Space
    Mark 12:30-31
    Space - An area that is free, available, or unoccupied
     
    Spiritual Fact: Sin is a passion killer
     
    Moral Space - Establishing distance between you and the temptation
     
    Making Moral Space...
    Dress for Spiritual Success
    Keep Four Feet on the Floor
    No Sleepovers
    No Tonsil Hockey
    Avoid Dangerous Places
    Monitor Internet Activity
    Avoid Time Alone with the Wrong People
    Guard Your Eyes, Mind and Heart
     
  • Oct 22, 2017Green Space
    Oct 22, 2017
    Green Space
    Series: Making Space
    Mark 12:30-31
    Space - An area that is free, available, or unoccupied
     
    Happiness in our World: MORE
     
    How do we get space in our finances? By choosing God first.
    1. A life that experiences God's blessings
    2. A life filed with contentment
    3. A life discovering what matters most
     
    Give
    Save
    Live
  • Oct 15, 2017It’s Time
    Oct 15, 2017
    It’s Time
    Series: Making Space
    Mark 12:30-31
    Space - An area that is free, available, or unoccupied.
     
    Based on _____________ is this wise?
     
    Say, No to some good things so we can say, Yes to some great things. 
     
    Life Point: A life filled with meaning and purpose isn't defined by busyness.
     
    1. I need consistent and genuine time with God
    2. I need to choose rest.
  • Oct 8, 2017I Need Some Space
    Oct 8, 2017
    I Need Some Space
    Series: Making Space
    Mark 12:30-31
    1. When space is gone, passion for God soon follows.
    2. When space is gone, stress goes up. 
    3. When space is gone, concern for people goes too.
    Divine Design: Passion doesn't begin with me. It begins with God
  • Sep 17, 2017A Church For Our Neighbors: Neighboring Well
    Sep 17, 2017
    A Church For Our Neighbors: Neighboring Well
    For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”                                                                            -Galatians 5:14 NLT
     
    1. Recognize Prejudices
    2. Pursue Understanding
     
    Good Ways to Listen...
    -Pay Attention
    -Feel Their Words
     
    Bad Ways to Listen...
    -Misplaced Pushback
    -Problem Solving