Posts in Part 2
People

Chestnuts roasting by an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, too many people in the stores, and awkward family you are obligated to spend the holiday with! Sounds stressful, right? Who doesn’t have at least one person they would love to avoid this holiday season? While there is no antidote available to make people more bearable this time of year, there ARE some biblical principles that can help us maintain our sanity and grace. This week, we explore how to deal with people when we just don’t want to.

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I Don't Want What I Need

What do you do when you discover the monster that lived in your closet as a kid didn't actually disappear, but just moved closets? You run and hide, of course! But the monster doesn't go away in the dark. It grows. And grows. And grows. The only thing that gets the monster back in the closet is light, but we fear the light more than the monster, because the light has the potential to prove the monster is real. This week we face the monster head on and find the hope we need to face him.

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The Lies of Labels

It is hard to get away from labels. Nerd. Jock. Rebel. Princess. But sometimes these terms can be used to limit us, to hold back our potential. What labels have we convinced ourselves apply to us? How do we overcome these descriptors and step into who God calls us to be? This week, we look at the ways labels are used to hinder our relationship with Christ, and how to overcome the lies that are too often used to define us.

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The Comfort of Apathy

We don't think much about spiritual apathy, but it was a big deal to Jesus. So big a deal in fact He said it made him sick. Why is it such a big deal? How can we ignite passion back into our faith? In part two of Overcomer, we tackle this huge issue and make a commitment to reclaim our passion.

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Orphans Embraced

It’s difficult in this day and age to imagine what it’s like to grow up as an orphan, yet there are still so many in the world today. What can we do to change this reality? This week, we sit down with Cindi Gremling of the Sunbury House to talk about what the Church can do to live out the Bible’s call to care for orphans.

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Fight Fair

Fights happen. They're inevitable. The key to having a great marriage isn't IF we fight, it's HOW we fight. This week we discover three rules for fighting fair, and get some practical help to bring healing to our hurt. Remember: healthy couples fight for resolution, but unhealthy couples fight to win. Fight Fair.

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New Fitness

Fitness. Whether it's eating healthier, working out more, or losing weight fitness resolutions are some of the most common we have. They're also some of the hardest to keep. This week we look at how fitness is connected to our spiritual life, discover why we struggle so much with keeping our fitness goals, and learn how we can have real, lasting change.

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Prince of Peace

Financial peace is difficult when we're all trying to keep up with the Jones's. That's especially true during the holidays. Traveling, presents, and everything that comes along with it can leave us frustrated, stressed, and feeling hopeless financially. But there is hope. The Prince of Peace has some principles that we can follow to find peace in the midst of the chaos.

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