growth

THAT'S WHAT HE SAID: The Right Kind of Dirty

May 6, 2012Jeremy Lee

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to absorb the gospel into their lives immediately, and others seem to have the words of truth bounce right off of them? And why do some people respond so positively and later seem to go right back to the way they were? This week we open our new series “That’s What He Said” with “The Right Kind of Dirty” and learn what kind of dirty we need to be!

PRACTICING JESUS: Walking in the Light

January 22, 2012Randy Christian

To walk in the light isn’t a matter of one step. It is a decision to follow Jesus and live as he wants us to and has told us to. Spiritual growth doesn’t happen in the darkness. The truth is, the only way to follow Jesus is to walk in the light.

The Essentials

January 8, 2012Randy Christian

Spiritual growth is simple. There are things God has created us to have in our lives, and if we do, we grow. Simple. So why don’t we? Perhaps it is because we don’t understand that those things aren’t just “church things”—that they are related to our marriage and family life, our relationships with co-workers and success in our work, our emotions and how we handle them. No one who practices the essentials fails to grow—and no one who fails to practice them grows.