A Moment of Deep Desire
by Nick Richtsmeier
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Although some may find it a bit disconcerting or awkward to approach someone with the intent of helping move them to a relationship with Christ, this message encourages Christ-followers with three points involved in being salt and light. We're reminded that each of us has an 'oikos' or surround that ..
Advent, Part 1: Be a Light
by Leo Bigger
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If you have become discouraged because you have doubts about the Holy Spirit reaching people whom you feel would be impossible to reach, the Bible has a story about faith and hope that may change your perspective. In Luke 5:17 through 5:26 we see how faithful friends bring a paralytic to Jesus by tunneling ..
An Interrupted Moment
by Jarrett Stevens
Axis at the Movies: Matrix Reloaded
Dwight Lyman Moody went from being an ambitious shoe salesman to becoming an evangelist who spent his lifetime helping people on two continents say "yes" to God in the late 1800s. He accomplished this by centering his life on three themes that we too, can adopt for ourselves. We first must make a decision ..
Building a Heroic Faith, Part 2: Being a Hero of the Heart
by Lee Strobel
In Jesus' Parable of the Sower, there are two constants, the seed and
the sower, and one variable, the soil. We can equate the soil with our
heart, namely the growth of our heart. Growth requires soil that is
soft, not as the rocky soil in the parable. Our heart must be soft to
truth. Soil must ..
Christianity Illustrated, Part 1: Overcoming Growth Barriers
by John Ortberg
Speaker: Bill Hybels
Excerpt: "A U.S. News & World Report cover story this week posed the question this way: How can reasonable people hold unreasonable beliefs? I think
that was a great question. How can reasonable people hold unreasonable beliefs?
This series is going to get right at the heart of ..
Christianity: Fact or Fiction, Part 1: Is There a God?
by Bill Hybels
The most politically incorrect words that Jesus ever said were, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." This claim rankles people like nothing else. It's been called narrow-minded. It's been called bigoted. It's even been called snobbish. The reason ..
Christianity: Fact or Fiction, Part 5: Are There Many Paths to God?
Human beings are the only beings in the universe that have the capability of relating in a meaningful way to the living God. We can express love, courage, honesty, integrity, and virtue. We bear God's image. But the reality of the human condition is that we are diseased by sin. We like to downplay ..
Christianity's Three R's
On each person's spiritual journey, there are different places you can visit: awareness of God, exploring God's claims and deciding to follow him. What does it mean for you to take a next step in your spiritual journey towards Christ? This message transcript is part of the Defying Gravity- 4- Part Transcript ..
Defying Gravity, Part 4: Grace
by Elevate Willow Creek
Believing that the greatest gift you can ever give another human being is an introduction to the God who loves them means being very strategic in how you go about that. It involves prayer, letting God know you're open to his leading. It involves putting yourself into environments where you can build ..
Everyone, Always: Present Christ to Everyone, Always
by Steve Carter