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Cheering for Someone When They Get What You Want

I live in a home of athletes, raised in the school of hard work and dedication — literal blood, sweat, and tears. When your boys play football and you’re the ...

Getting Out of Your Own Way

Group TimePRAYPray aloud as a group.Lord, I want to show up for my life, even when things are hard. I need Your peace and strength. Be near to me when ...

The L Word (Love)

There is no higher desire in a human heart than the longing to be free, and in this case I mean literally.So when I think about Paul writing four of ...

Jesus Over Everything Week 5 — Changing Your Heart

For God has not called us for impurity, but in holiness. — 1 Thessalonians 4:7 ESVWELCOME We could probably spend a whole weekend retreat together talking about choices from our ...

Jesus Over Everything Week 4 — Remembering What’s True

Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not disregard it. — Proverbs 8:33 NIVWELCOME Today we’re talking about the importance of not getting caught up in the hype or ...

Jesus Over Everything Week 2 — Being Real

Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. — John 8:32 NIVWELCOMEToday we’re talking about something so simple, and yet, so very important: being real. ...

Jesus In First Place… Over Everything

Happy Advent season to you. I want to share with you for a few minutes a message God has put on my heart.I was talking with someone the other day ...

Jesus Over Everything: Putting God First

Sign up here!He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. — Colossians 1:17 NIVWELCOMELeader, read aloud to the group. Today we’re talking about something beautiful and ...

Love Over Judgement: Love Is Super-Sized

There are different ways to love people. Jesus was the expert at them all, and none was His equal.Loving people requires a keen understanding of what their needs are at ...

Real Over Pretty

Their joy will be in doing what’s right and being themselves, and not in being affirmed by. — Galatians 6:4 TPTJESUS WASN’T PRETTY I didn’t know until I was older ...

Holiness Over Freedom

When we decide to follow Jesus, life is no longer about our liberties. It is about our responsibilities to Him. It is not about our cans. It is about our ...

Honesty Over Hiding

Editor’s note: Have you heard the exciting news? Jesus Over Everything by Lisa Whittle is our brand-new Advent Online Bible Study starting November 30th and you do not want to ...

Life Doesn’t Have to Be So Complicated

“If putting Jesus first uncomplicates our life, why do we struggle to do it?”, the podcast interviewer asked me the other day, what has become a familiar question.It does seem ...

Free Resources

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

Learn to pray and experience intimacy with God like never before! Join author Chrystal Evans Hurst as we walk through four postures of personal prayer called out in Scripture with the acronym P.R.A.Y. — thanksgiving & praise (P), repentance (R), requesting/asking (A), yielding (Y). Reserve your spot now and receive free access to 5 study videos and other free prayer resources when you sign up. Study starts 10/24!