3 Ways To Find Your True Self and 3 Places You Will Never Find It

Last week Ken kicked off the New Year with a brand-new series for us called “Rise Up and Stand Firm” that will take us all the way to Easter of this year.  In this conversation we are pushing in a bit.  We are challenging you to rise up and stand firm even as life throws so many challenges your way.  I mean we just made it through a brutal year in 2020 so if you didn’t agree with . . . Read More »

The Divorce Rate Should Tell You Something… You Have an Enemy

I want to read a story for you.  Before I do, I need to give it some context.  The king of Syria was in a war with the king of Israel.  Every time the king of Syria would try a surprise attack on the king of Israel, God would tell the prophet Elisha and he would warn the king of Israel.  The king of Syria was furious and thought he had a traitor in his army.  He couldn’t . . . Read More »

Holding On To The Truth

So today we continue our first big series of 2019 entitled, “What is your kryptonite?” and here’s the idea.  There is a way that we should or could be living our lives as disciples of Jesus.  As we read scripture it is pretty clear that our lives should be described a certain way.  Through the course of this series I have really been using three very specific words on what the life of a disciple of Christ should . . . Read More »

4 Simple Questions That Can Change The Game

So we are rolling right along in our series Different and from week 1 I wanted you to see that when we encounter Jesus we will actually be different because of God’s love living and active in our lives!  It’s all about life change.  We love talking about life change at MRC because seeing our lives change spiritually, living differently makes this so real, and we love it when our spirituality is real!  Being different spiritually affects you, . . . Read More »

The Beast, The Dragon, The Key, and The Gifts

Today we are going to continue our big fall series on Pete Scazzero’s book Emotionally Health Spirituality.  Oh man, this is such a big deal, and I am very excited to jump into this material with you all.  I think by the end of this talk today you will really see why this material is so important for us living in this world that we live in today.  There is something special that happens when we can work . . . Read More »

Spiritual Warfare Inside Community – Don’t Drop The Rope!

So today we are coming to the conclusion of the Spiritual Warfare series, and I have to tell you that I will be sad to see this one go.  Because it is just so important to us that we see this stuff for what it is and engage into it with intentionality.  Here at MRC we care about you so much and it has really been our biggest prayer through this series that we would be able to . . . Read More »

How To Know If You Are Having An Affair, On God

  We are in a spiritual warfare series. Sam, over the last two weeks, has shared something very important that I have to start with. It doesn’t matter if you believe in spiritual warfare or if you don’t believe in spiritual warfare, you are feeling the effects of it. How do I know? Because everything in life is coming against you to send you a message, “You are a failure, you don’t add up, you are alone, just . . . Read More »

Appetites-How Do You Turn Down The Volume?

So last week was a big week here at MRC, and I have to tell you it was a tough week for me to communicate for a couple different reasons.  First, in my opinion, outside of the Good News of the Gospel I don’t believe there is anything more important for us to understand and engage into than Spiritual Warfare.  So I can get a little excited over this topic.  I pray all week long for our spiritual . . . Read More »