Missing Jesus – How To Overcome Fear and Anxiety

Welcome back everyone to week three of our Christmas series entitled Missing Jesus.  I think by now it’s clear that this series is going to give us an opportunity to look at the Christmas story from an important and unique perspective which is awesome, but it also gives us a chance to be realistic and talk about some of the realities and challenges that we face as we walk through the Holiday Season.  If you are like me . . . Read More »

Fear: Sudden Change in Life

Welcome to the Christmas week.  It is such a special time of the year.  If you stop and think about it, God entering earth in the form of a baby is still impacting the world.  During this Christmas season, people genuinely want to give and help others.  People are filled with an unusual joy.  There is just something exciting and refreshing about the next few days, you can feel it.  What is that all about?  Think about it . . . Read More »

Overcoming Fear – Looking at Joseph’s Story, and The Best Gift Ever!

This Christmas season we are talking about fear and how to overcome it.  Does that sound a little strange to you?  I mean these Christmas Series are supposed to be about joy, and peace and well, you know…light and happy things as we move towards this special holiday where we laugh, and hopefully have family get-togethers, and open gifts, and celebrate the birth of our Savior!  And I will tell you joy, and peace are good and wonderful . . . Read More »

Fear: I’m Not Enough

Welcome to December.  It’s finally time we can focus on Christmas.  Christmas is one of the greatest love stories ever told.  It’s about the God of the universe, loving you so much, He personally enters your world. Scripture puts it like this: 2 The Spirit of life in Christ, like a strong wind, has magnificently cleared the air, freeing you from a fated lifetime of brutal tyranny at the hands of sin and death.  3-4 God went for the . . . Read More »

For Freedom, You Must Face A Battle

Have you ever seen the movie ‘Groundhog Day’?  It’s an older movie where a TV weatherman name Phil wakes up every day to the exact same day, over and over and over.  He keeps looping and can’t get out of it.  It drives him a little crazy. Do you feel like that?  Do you feel like you are looping in life?  Every day is like the last one.  Same fears.  Same insecurities.  Same complaints.  Same financial struggles.  And . . . Read More »

How To Destroy Worry

Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your life. Philippians 4:4-7 Do you see that last part, it’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your life?  . . . Read More »