Going the Extra Mile
October 6, 2019 • Pastor Rick Lorimer
Join us this week as Pastor Rick talks about what living a generous life actually looks like. Is it more than a feeling, and how do we know if we are growing in our generosity? NEXT STEPS: - I will assess my generosity through the lens of Christ’s generosity toward me. - This week, I’m asking the Holy Spirit to show me how I can go the extra mile in my relationships. - This week, I will memorize Proverbs 11:24-25 (NLT) “Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything. The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.” - I will be generous in my giving, and increase my giving by 1%.
September 29, 2019 • Pastor Johnathan Reynolds
Join us this week as pastor Johnathan talks about the biblical importance of serving together! NEXT STEPS: - Today, I am asking the Holy Spirit to help me look for ways to serve others. - This week, I will memorize Ecclesiastes 4:9 (GNT), "Two are better off than one, because together they can work more effectively." - Today, I will sign up to serve on a Dream Team online at www.christplace.church/dreamteam.
How we Help Each Other Grow
September 22, 2019 • Pastor Rick Lorimer
This week Pastor Rick talks about how we can help each other grow in our relationship with Christ. You don’t have to have excelled in school to excel as a student of Christ. NEXT STEPS: • Today, I will find someone at church to encourage. • This week, I will study or use Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer (S.O.A.P.) on a passage of Scripture from our study guide with at least one other person. • This week, I will spend daily time praying for people in my Connect Group and/or in our church who are in need.
What Destroys vs. What Builds Relationships
September 15, 2019 • Pastor Rick Lorimer
Join us this week as Pastor Rick introduces the idea to us that we are each Relational Farmers. Every day, we either sow good seed or bad seed into our relationships. NEXT STEPS: • Today, I am asking the Holy Spirit to help me be aware of my flesh, and seize opportunities to sow good seeds in my relationships. • This week, I will memorize Galatians 6:7-10. • I will invite at least one person to join me in my Connect Group and/or at church.
Reaching out Together
September 1, 2019 • Pastor Terry Brown
Church! It elicits all kinds of thoughts. To some it is a building on a corner. To others it speaks of extreme boredom, a blast from our past. We may feel judged by the church or excluded by the church but what if, something amazing happened and we were to be LOVED by God’s church. Jesus didn’t come to build an exclusive club called the church but He gave His life for a church that would be a lifesaving station for people who are drowning in despair. What if the church were to fulfill His intended plan? NEXT STEPS: - This week, I will ask God to open my eyes for opportunities to SHINE. - This week, I will think through what God has done for me so I can share it with others. - I believe in what God is doing at Christ Place, and will invite others to join me here.
Why we Need Each Other
August 25, 2019 • Pastor Rick Lorimer
Join us this week as we Pastor Rick introduces our new series, Better Together. What is the significance of having the right people in your life and why do we need each other? NEXT STEPS: - Today, I will sign up for a Connect Group at www.christplace.church/connect. - This week, I will memorize Hebrews 10:24-25. - Tomorrow I will begin to use Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer (S.O.A.P.) on the verses given in our Study Guide.