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December 2013

Have A Better Christmas Through Jesus’ Understanding

Jesus UnderstandingJesus’ humanity subjected him to the temptations that we experience, but since he was sinless, it lets us know that God understands and extends his grace.



Your Invitation To A Better Christmas

Your Invitation To A Better ChristmasGod provides a better Christmas by offering us something better than the world can ever offer … His Son to walk in our shoes.



November 2013

How Can I Give Thanks Now?



Sowing & Reaping

3 Sowing & ReapingGod takes what we sow and provides a multiplied harvest … it may not be in financial resources, but it comes in other blessings – temporal and eternal.



Principles of Multiplication

Principles of Multiplication PPGod does multiply our resources when we commit to give to Him. However, the principles of multiplication require the risk of giving before you see God multiply.



God Must Be First

God Must Be FirstGod must always be first … so our giving to God must always by the first use of our finances.



Examining My Experiences

SHAPE1God uses the experiences, the collection of life events, situations, and opportunities to finely tune us for ministry. These experiences particularly include spiritual, educational, ministry and painful experiences that have helped to shape us and our ministry.



October 2013

Plugging In My Personality

SHAPEOur individual personalities determines how our spiritual gifts, heart, and abilities will be employed in ministry. At the same time, differences in personalities may be one of the biggest contributors to conflict in the church.



Applying My Abilities

SHAPEEach of us have skills, talents, and knowledge that we have amassed over our lifetime that open up opportunities for ministry.



Monitoring My Heartbeat

SHAPEOur ministry should engage our divinely inspired heart, the motivations, desires, and inclinations God has placed within us.



Unwrapping My Spiritual Gifts

SHAPEAs members of the Body of Christ, we are all SHAPEd for ministry. One component of unique ministry wiring is our Spiritual Gifts. This message defines what Spiritual Gifts are and how they relate to ministry.



September 2013

Extreme Youth Makeover: From Careless to Contagious

Today’s youth must be encouraged by faithful adults to use their gifts instead of neglecting them, so that others will see God’s power at work in their lives.