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Hannah Thomas- Bad Friendship Advice
April 24th, 2018 Hannah Thomas shared on Bad Friendship Advice, concluding our semester-long Bad Advice Series. Often we hear the phrase when it comes to friendship, "forgive and forget." In this message Hannah really unpacks what it looks like to reconcile relationships, have good boundaries and to live biblically in this area of our friendships. Discussion Questions: What do you think are some marks of good, healthy friendship? Have you ever forgiven someone and still cut them from your...
Justin Matthews- Bad Spiritual Advice
April 17th, 2018 Justin opened the floor to share the worst spiritual advice you've ever been given. The recording starts abruptly during that sharing. He focused primarily on the most common topic of bad advice, which is doubt. What do you do in the face of your own doubt? What have you been told in the past? Justin encouraged all of us, to know we are not alone in doubt. Scripture used: Luke 7:18-23 Discussion questions: In which area of your life would you say you have the most doubts?...
Rob Cowles- Living Missionally
April 3rd, 2018 Pastor Rob Cowles from Genesis Project shared and really challenged us to view people the way Jesus did, and allow that to transform the way we live our lives. He's a legend.
Mackenzie Matthews- Follow Your Heart
March 27th, 2018 Mackenzie Matthews shared during our Bad Advice series about the statement "Follow Your Heart." Kristen Kramer also joined us for worship which is added to the end of this recording at the 27 minute mark. Scripture used: Proverbs 3.5 Jeremiah 17.9 Matthew 23.26-28 Proverbs 4.23-27 Discussion questions: Do you agree with the statement, “You become what you behold?” If so, where have you seen that to be true? What does it look like for you to fiercely guard your heart? Are...
Tim Heist- Bad Financial Advice
February 20th, 2018 Tim Heist teaching on Bad Financial Advice. Discussion Questions: -What is the stupidest thing you ever bought and why? -What was one good money advice piece that stood out to you? How can you start that now? -Our culture makes us believe that money, spending, and status are connected to our success as a person, do you struggle with that? How do we guard our hearts to live connected to Jesus in a world powered by money? -Have you ever tried to give in a way that it...
Mackenzie Matthews- Bad Dating Advice
February 6th, 2018 Part 2 of the Bad Advice Series, looking at Bad Dating Advice. Scripture used: 1 Corinthians 13.4-7, 1 Corinthians 7.7-9 Resources mentioned: Counseling through Colorado State University, the book Love, Sex and Dating by Andy Stanley Discussion Questions: -What is the best love story you have ever seen in real life? What makes that story so good? -When it comes to the two extremes- kiss dating goodbye, or do whatever you want, which group of advice do you hear more of...
Justin Matthews- Bad Career Advice
January 30th Part 1 in the Bad Advice Series, Justin Matthews shares Bad Career Advice and Gods plan for following Him.
Jeff Lucas- The Father Heart of God
October 3rd, 2018 Scripture: Luke 11, The parable of the Prodigal Son Discussion Questions: -What is the first word that comes to your mind when you think about God? -The returning prodigal returned home and then struggled to accept forgiveness and grace. Why do we struggle? -What would you say to someone who says, ‘But I don’t feel forgiven’?
Sarah Zuehlsdorff and Hope Swearingen- Service-Focused Community
September 26th Sarah and Hope share their journey of living in a trailer park in Fort Collins, and what service-focused/missional community means to them. Discussion Questions: Right now what does it look like for you to “go”? Who can you take with you? Who is someone who pushes you to serve? Have you seen or been a part of communities that feel truly missional or purposeful? What did they look like? What made the communities stand out to you?
Clark Miller- Building Intentional Friendships
September 12th, 2017 The second part to our series on community. Clark shared about the way Jesus built intentional friendships, challenging us to evaluate how intentional we are with our relationships. Scripture used: Genesis 1:26 John 21:1-3 Discussion Questions: * Do your current friendships make it easier or harder to follow Jesus? * What can you actively do to intentionally build Jesus-centered friendship?
Mackenzie Matthews- A Vision for Jesus-Centered Friendship
September 5th, 2017 The first part to our series on community. So often we are told that we need community but we don't often talk about why. In this message Mackenzie breaks down the need for friendship, specifically Jesus-centered friendship. Scripture used: Matthew 22:36-40 Proverbs 13:20 1 Corinthians 15:33 The One Anothers - Love one another (John 13:34, 15:12) - Outdo one another in showing honor (Romans 12:10) - Live in harmony with one another (Romans 12:16) - Comfort and agree...