Category Archives: Redeeming Relationships in a Fallen World

Turning 9 to 5 Work Into Forever

November 1, 2015 We can turn a day job into eternal reward! Axioms of God’s Work Ethic: Work to please your Master by serving your boss. Work for God’s glory and pleasure by doing a good job. Trade your paycheck for God’s promised provision. Challenge: Making the best of a bad work situation. Sermon Notes …

Honoring Fathers and Mothers: It’s More Than a Day

October 25, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/230199403″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] How can I honor my parents? Listen Obey Verbalize Responsibility Challenge: So what will my future be like? Sermon Notes 10252015  

Parenting Like God Does

October 18, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/229529599″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   We follow God’s model to raise up godly children. We are responsible for instruction. Mentor in God’s word and ways. Protect an environment to nurture and cherish. Apply: What will go on after I’ve gone on? We are responsible for discipline. Affirm Father-love. God’s …

A Foundation for the Family

October 11, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/228153715″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Parents build family on God’s foundation. Building Blocks: An authentic life with Jesus Consistent obedience to God’s Word Constant commitment to personal sacrifice Ongoing investment of time Challenge: Invest in your legacy. Sermon Notes 10112015

Man Up in the Family

October 4, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/227550162″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] What’s a Dad to Do? Responsibilities: Give leadership to your family. Love your children’s mother. Represent Jesus Christ in your family. Challenge Man up for the sake of the Lord, your family, and the world. Sermon Notes 10042015

How to Complement the Opposite Sex (Ephesians 5:21-27)

September 20, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/225304219″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Men and women are different by creative design, so their created roles are complementary, not competitive or interchangeable. Complement: that which fills up or completes, makes whole Men are designed to serve by Christ’s leadership. Women are designed to serve by completing. Challenge: Build relationships …

Submission That Frees (Ephesians 5:21-24)

September 13, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/224215436″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] We live fully and freely by living in submission. God’s authority alone applies in every context. No one lives independently of authority. Submitting to one another does not eliminate distinct roles or leadership. Submission is super-cultural. Challenge: What if I’m out of order? (Hint: We …

Is Submission an Outdated Word? (Ephesians 5:21-24)

September 6, 2015 Our lives find order by being subject to God’s order. (Rejecting God’s order results in disorder.) Parameters of Order: Submission gives order to our lives Submission is a leading indicator of spiritual filling. Submission is a universal human responsibility. Challenge: Restoring order Am I being subject when my will runs into God’s …