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Jul 16, 2017
Take Out The Trash
Series: Philippians
Many of us have accumulated spiritual garbage that threatens to push Jesus to the margins. We need to remove the garbage before we will fully experience the joy to be found in the life which pursues Jesus.
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  • Jul 16, 2017Take Out The Trash
    Jul 16, 2017
    Take Out The Trash
    Series: Philippians
    Many of us have accumulated spiritual garbage that threatens to push Jesus to the margins. We need to remove the garbage before we will fully experience the joy to be found in the life which pursues Jesus.
  • Jul 9, 2017A Star Is Born
    Jul 9, 2017
    A Star Is Born
    Series: Philippians
    The world is a dark place. We are called to reflect light to illuminate the dark through how we live. Yet, that light does not originate in us.
  • Jul 2, 2017Jesus At The Center
    Jul 2, 2017
    Jesus At The Center
    Series: Philippians
    In his statement, "For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain" (Philippians 1:21), Paul states that life and death is all about Jesus. In the surrounding verses he shares how a life revolving around Christ brings glory to Christ in life and death.
  • Jun 25, 2017Faith Means Forward
    Jun 25, 2017
    Faith Means Forward
    Faith is trust. Faith pleases God. Faith moves us forward.
     
    Message is presented by Lance Hurley, the Executive Director of Ignite Churchplanting as part of our annual Faith Promise season.
  • Jun 18, 2017Trust In The Lord
    Jun 18, 2017
    Trust In The Lord
    Kit Dotson, Director of Church Relations for Milligan College, shares about trusting God from Proverb 3:5-6.
  • Jun 11, 2017Two Jakes and a Joe – Trust In His Promises
    Jun 11, 2017
    Two Jakes and a Joe – Trust In His Promises
    The end of Jacob and Joseph's lives give us an example of two that trusted in God's promises even though life had been hard.
  • Jun 4, 2017Trust In His Power
    Jun 4, 2017
    Trust In His Power
    God guided Joseph from the dungeons to the pinnacle of power. His sovereign purposes would be fulfilled. Difficulties had no power to derail his plan.
     
    We too can trust God's power. His plan still wins out in spite of difficult circumstances.
  • May 28, 2017Trust In His Presence
    May 28, 2017
    Trust In His Presence
    We can trust in God's presence. He remains with us in both prosperity and adversity.
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  • May 21, 2017Trust In His Plan
    May 21, 2017
    Trust In His Plan
    As Joseph trusted that God would accomplish the plan revealed to Joseph through his dreams, God continues to be trustworthy about accomplishing His plan in our lives.
     
    This message was presented by First Christian Church of Chicago's mission partner to South Africa, Steve Zimmerman. Find out more about his ministry at sacmonline.org/
  • May 14, 2017Be The Church
    May 14, 2017
    Be The Church
    When Jesus was on this earth, he addressed the physical and spiritual needs of people. He left a physical manifestation of his body on earth to continue his work -- you and I. We are his body to help hurting people.
  • May 7, 2017Don’t Stay That Way
    May 7, 2017
    Don’t Stay That Way
    God loves you just the way you are, but he loves you too much to leave you that way. When we stay connected to God, he will bring about growth. But how do we remain connected?
  • Apr 30, 2017There Are No Perfect People
    Apr 30, 2017
    There Are No Perfect People
    The rules say: don't tell them too much, don't be real or vulnerable. Yet these rules keep us stuck.
     
    God has changes the rules: His new family is a family of authenticity that helps us discover what God really intend for us.