Are You Prepared?

“But when Daniel learned that the law had been signed, he went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem. He prayed three times a day, just as he had always done, giving thanks to his God.” – Daniel 6:10.  One of the greatest challenges in understanding…

An Unbelievable Belief

“So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.” – 1 Corinthians 15:58.  We all want to know who we are. We try numerous ways including personality tests and other assessments to “find ourselves.” We…

The Power Of Vision

“A common vision can unite people of very different temperaments.” – Tim Keller Each of us is faced daily with the potential to “plateau” in our lives…to stop progressing, maturing and growing. The same is true for churches, businesses, and organizations. In the first part of Proverbs 29:18, we find a familiar portion of Scripture.…

Week 1 Sermon Questions For Groups

Vision  Introduction:  In the business world, and in the personal development and self-help movements, it is common to promote the setting of goals. Defining objectives is considered foundational to directing individual and corporate efforts. In Christian circles, the usual way of describing this is as “vision.” In other words, setting one’s mind and heart on…

The Power of God

Although he was crucified in weakness, he now lives by the power of God. We, too, are weak, just as Christ was, but when we deal with you we will be alive with him and will have God’s power.” – 2 Corinthians 13:4.  We live in a culture that admires and promotes the powerful. The…