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You'll Want to Avoid This

February 2, 2020 • Samer Massad

We all want to be the best versions of ourselves. To do that, we steer clear of things we know will bring us down. There’s one thing we all need to steer clear of, but it just may be that you’re already knee-deep in something without even knowing it.

Kingdom Great

March 22, 2020 • Andy Stanley

Fear invites us to follow the path of self-preservation. However, if we follow that path long enough, we will neither preserve nor have anything to show for our lives. The original disciples of Jesus had the same tendencies at times. On one occasion, Jesus reminded them of what it means to follow him by saying four powerful words that still apply to his followers today.

Loophole Religion

March 15, 2020 • Andy Stanley

From an early age, we learn quickly to look for loopholes in the rules. We try to figure out what we can get away with and still be okay. We tend to take this same mindset into our relationship with God, but it doesn’t work. When we opt for loopholes and workarounds, we find ourselves in a category no one wants to be in: hypocrites. Jesus calls us to move beyond loophole religion.

Flipping the Script

March 8, 2020 • Andy Stanley

Whether it’s school, sports, or religion, when we focus only on the rules, it can be difficult to remember the overall purpose of something. Jesus reminds us that when we focus so much on the letter of the law, we may forget why the law was written in the first place.