Jul 18, 2014

Connect: Criticism

How we take criticism says a lot about us as a believer. Over the past few weeks we’ve picked apart different characteristics of our faith and how they influence our walk wit…
What’s your first response when someone criticizes you? Do you cringe? Do you get defensive? Do you put your fingers in your ears and lalalalala it until the critic walks away? Or do you listen and then adjust?

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  Are you a perfectionist? It’s easy to be a perfectionist and not even realize it. A perfectionist is a person who refuses to accept any standard short of perfection. And…

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Jul 04, 2014

Connect: Community

But how can we build community? 3 ESSENTIAL ACTIONS: 1. Unity – (1 Corinthians 12, Romans 12:3) Scripture refers to us as one body. We each have different gifts and dif…
COMm-UNITY: COM – a prefix meaning with, together, in association UNITY - the state of being united or joined as a whole. Community then is a feeling of fellowship with others because of shared attitudes or interests. We see this idea over and over a…

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A servant shows HUMILITY The gospel screams humility. Jesus came to earth to be a servant to all: the great, the powerful, the lowly, and the hurting. He came to serve becaus…
A true servant doesn’t look to GAIN glory from his service; he looks to GIVE glory by his service.

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Jun 20, 2014

Becoming a Kite

What is the character of a believer? Christian love. Check out Romans 5:3-4 and 1Timothy 1:5. The qualities that make us different are perseverance, love, a pure heart, a …
What is character? A set of qualities that make a place or thing different from other places or things (Merriam-Webster)

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Jun 13, 2014

Living out our Faith

We had a great turnout at our first week of Connect! If you know all about Connect, skip down to the Key Scripture area… where the meat starts. If you’re asking “What’s Con…

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