Imagine receiving a book on exercise from a friend. A month later your friend asks you if you've read the book. "Yes," you reply, "I wake up every morning and read huge portions of it. I've memorized much of it, and even get together with a group of folks every week to discuss it over pancakes and waffles." ..
A Faith That Works, Part 7: Doers and Hearers
by John Ortberg
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Axis at the Movies: A.I. (Artificial Intelligence)
by Jarrett Stevens
Back to the Battle, Part 1: The Battle
by Birmingham, AL MountainTop Community Church
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On His side of the equation, God has poured Himself into relationship with those who claim themselves as "fully devoted followers of Christ." He's done this with the blood of His son, along with His love, care, forgiveness, grace, provision, answered prayers and so on. It only makes sense that on our ..
Becoming Fully Devoted Followers, Part 1
by Bill Hybels
What is the biblical definition of a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ? This message forces to ask ourselves several questions: Are we reborn in Christ? Do we know on whose merits can we enter the kingdom of heaven? Do we understand and do we carry out absolute submission to Jesus? Are we ..
Becoming Fully Devoted Followers, Part 2
Think about it: the God of the universe wants a word with you. As fully devoted followers of His son, Jesus, do we take His leadings seriously? He surely wants us to listen intently. And we should not only return the favor by listening to Him, but we should also act on his prompts. To get into the ..
Becoming Fully Devoted Followers, Part 3
It's almost as though cosmetic Christianity has become an acceptable alternative to the committed Christian life. It's almost as though large segments of the Christian community have decided to lighten up and loosen up with respect to the definition of who a Christian is, how a Christian ought to live. ..
Daniel was a man who refused to live as a passive victim of circumstance. If it hadn't been for the hostile takeover of Judah by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar, Daniel's life would have been quite predictable. He would have attended a great school. He would have married a godly woman and would ..
Daniel - Part 1: Pursuing Spiritual Excellence
There are many interpretations of the meaning of the story of Martha and Mary. Some think the story claims contemplation is superior to that of activism. Some see it as “type B” personalities judged as better than “type A.” What Jesus indicates, however, is the idea of “the one thing.” The one thing ..
Decision Time, Part 8
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
The story Jesus tells in Matthew 18:21-35 sets the tone for understanding grace etiquette, or lack thereof, in our personal lives. Obviously, it's hard to top the amazing grace given us through Christ, but it's harder still to realize that recipients of that grace often fail to extend grace to others. ..
Disturbing Grace: Freely Extend Grace