Fool Proof

Sermon Series

Fool Proof Counsel

February 12, 2023 • Jonathan Pokluda • Proverbs 14:12, Proverbs 16:25, Proverbs 28:13, James 5:16, Revelation 12:11

Have you ever taken a trip and gotten lost? If so, how did you find your way back? There are two paths in life: the path of isolation and the path of community. As we continue our series, Fool Proof, JP teaches us that isolation, while easy, is extremely destructive, whereas community, while difficult, is where wisdom, health, and life can be found. 1) In isolation we conceal, but with confession we heal 2) In isolation we derail, with correction we prevail 3) In isolation we're distressed, with wise counsel we find success 

Fool Proof Words

February 5, 2023 • Dale Wallace • Proverbs 13:14, Proverbs 18:21, Proverbs 10:19, Proverbs 18:7–8, Matthew 12:36–37

We know words have the power of life and death yet we too often don’t choose our words wisely. We can have our words change by allowing God to change our hearts and then we can bring life to those around us with our words.  1) Don’t waste words 2) Foolish words bring death 3) Wise words bring life

Fool Proof Conflict

January 29, 2023 • Nate Hilgenkamp • Proverbs 17:9, Proverbs 18:2, Proverbs 15:1, Proverbs 15:18

Since we live in a broken world, conflict with others is inevitable. The good news is Proverbs has given us direction on how to wisely do conflict in a way that honors God.   1) In conflict, the wise fight to understand, 2) In conflict, the wise fight to be gentle, 3) In conflict, the wise fight to forgive

Fool Proof Love

January 22, 2023 • Jonathan Pokluda • Proverbs 5:15–23, 1 Corinthians 7:2–3, 1 Corinthians 7:9, Jeremiah 2:13

When it comes to love and marriage, where do you get your information and guidance? Music and movies have a lot to say about the topic, but what exactly does media and entertainment teach us? As we continue our series, Fool Proof, JP teaches through the topic of adultery and how to fool proof your love and marriage by teaching through Proverbs 5:15-23. 1) Do not go outside your marriage 2) Be captivated by who you have 3) Discipline yourself to escape death

Fool Proof Your Heart

January 15, 2023 • Jonathan Pokluda • 1 Kings 11:4, Proverbs 4:20–27, Jeremiah 17:9, Romans 5:17, Matthew 15:18–20

How is your sense of direction? When driving, do you rely heavily on your GPS, or can you navigate well on your own? What about your heart…what do you rely on to inform and guide your heart? As we continue our series, Fool Proof, JP teaches us how to guard, inform, and follow our heart by teaching through Proverbs 4:20-27. 1) Who are you listening to 2) What are you saying? 3) Where are you looking? 4) When do you plan your path? 5) Why do you stray?

The Fool Proof Life

January 8, 2023 • Nate Hilgenkamp • Proverbs 1:1–7

Proverbs is written in order to help us live wisely. We’ll see from the opening verses of Proverbs that in order to grow in wisdom we need to have the right posture and seek out the right person.  1) Wisdom starts with a posture of humility 2) Wisdom starts with the person of Jesus