Have you ever been in a group of people, and they're all talking to one another, and you're right there with them, but they seem to ignore you? We tend to do that same thing with God. We go about our daily lives — even sometimes in our church activities— as if he's not even there. God wants more than just a Sunday morning religious ritual from his people. He even wants more than your mere obedience. He wants your devotion. He wants your heart. He wants you to look at him whil
There is an attitude you will often encounter in many areas of life. It's an attitude that says, "Good enough is good enough, and right in the middle is not a bad place to be. Everything you do doesn't have to be perfect. There's no need to be a fanatic about anything. It's best just to settle for what you've got and let it go at that." You see this attitude in businesses that provide a product that is just barely good enough to keep their doors open. You see it in marriages
THE STATE OF MY HEART The Most Important Part of Who You Are Jeremiah 17:9-10 It has almost been one year since the tragic mass shooting at a Country and Western concert in Las Vegas. The shooter has baffled the police as to what was his motive in killing so many innocent people. Since he took his own life no one will ever know the real reason behind his actions. But his actions do speak to what was in his heart. Your heart — your innermost being, your deepest motives — is th
Jeremiah 1:4-10 Some people approach their life like we played schoolyard football. Every play is a whole new game—just one desperate attempt after another to find something that works. It doesn't have to be that way. You can follow a game plan that will turn your life into one long championship season. That's because God has a game plan for your life. So, as football season officially begins, we will look at how you can implement God's game plan into your daily life.