THIS SUNDAY’S SERIES
May 12-June 30, 2019
Relationships are rich and troublesome. But if we can’t succeed with people, we’ll fail at life. This series engages some critical topics related to parenting, marriage, dating and friendship. It leads us to God’s wisdom and tools on how to flourish with one another.
#1 May 12: Mothering—Protecting Them in the Darkness (Mother’s Day)
Moms have one of the greatest privileges and one of the most difficult of assignments, especially considering how dark the world can get. Hannah was a mom with difficulties and victories. This message encourages and equips moms to protect our children like she did. Listen here.
#2 May 19: Honoring Your Parents—As a Kid and Adult (Guest Speaker—Larry Seagren)
“Honor your parents” is one of the Ten Commandments, and it applies to all the days of our lives. Honor is a special ingredient to family health. This message explains its necessity and unpacks how it can be done at various stages of life. Listen here.
#3 May 26: Boundaries—What, Why, How
Mature and mutually beneficial relationships have clear and uncompromised boundaries. This message relates God’s expectations for healthy boundaries, not crossing them, and not allowing others to trounce ours. Listen here.
#4 June 2: Time Out—Training Children with Discipline
Healthy children strive for independence and struggle with selfishness. Parents are responsible to train their children to succeed in both. This message guides parents on why and how to train our children with discipline.
#5 June 9: Destroying a Destroyer—Navigating Closed Spirits
It’s not hard to close someone’s spirit, but it’s not easy to open it up again. It’s possible, but it takes some work, without which our relationships will be destroyed. This message opens the way to open someone’s spirit we’ve closed. Listen here.
#6 June 16: Fathering—Preparing Them for the Darkness (Father’s Day)
It’s a wild world filled with damaging ideas and opportunities. Dads are expected to prepare their kids for such darkness, and even help them light it up. This message inspires and informs fathers to do just that. Listen here.
#7 June 23: Same-Sex Attraction—Conversations with Family and Friends
Same-sex attraction is a common and controversial topic in our culture. More than that, it is difficult for some who experience it. Critical and Christ-centered conversations need to be had, and this message prompts those by presenting God’s plan for sexuality and his love for people as two foundational points.
#8 June 30: Life Together—Intentional One Another Lifestyle
Many folks are surrounded by people but are distressingly lonely. Yet, one of the greatest attractions of Christianity is life together, a rich, inspiring, caring life with others. This message reminds us to intentionally love one another and presents a plan for how to do it.