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Life Group Guide (05.06.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of May 6-12Sermon Series: StrongSermon: Obedience Impact Team Focus: Kids Main Thought for the Week: After entering the promised land, the Israelites demonstrate obedience through circumcision and celebration of the passover. Through this passage, we can learn about obedience to God: Covenantal Obedience- In circumcision and in celebratin...

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Life Group Guide (04.29.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of April 29-May 5Sermon Series: StrongSermon: Forerunners and Memorial Stones Impact Team Focus: Setup/Teardown Main Thought for the Week: In Joshua, the priests enter the Jordan first, serving as forerunners for the Israelites to cross on dry ground. The waters were still flowing when they were called to step in, and they had to trust tha...

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Life Group Guide (04.22.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of April 22-28Sermon Series: StrongSermon: The Miraculous Thread Impact Team Focus: Setup/Teardown Main Thought for the Week: We often assume that when God delivers us from one challenge, He'll immediately place us at our destination. Typically there is an "in-between season" between freedom and destiny. Life is not just about the escape a...

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Life Group Guide (04.15.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of April 15-21Sermon Series: StrongSermon: The Faith of Rahab Impact Team Focus: Kids Main Thought for the Week: When the Israelite spies enter the promised land, they are shown kindness and hidden by Rahab the prostitute. In this passage, we see the faith of Rahab:1. Confidence and Conviction in the Lord's Power - She had heard of Him par...

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Life Group Guide (04.08.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of 8-14Sermon Series: StrongSermon: Courage Over Fear Impact Team Focus: Kids Main Thought for the Week: Like the Israelites in Joshua, we must be strong and courageous as we are called to bring the kingdom of God to a culture that is contrary to it. As we approach the culture, there are three problematic responses: Convert the culture -...

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Life Group Guide (04.01.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of April 1-7Sermon: Consider Jesus (Easter 2018) Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week: Jesus makes an exclusive claim: that He is the only way to God. Consider Him, and the implications of His life on yours. He ministered to tax collectors and sinners, because it is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. He was res...

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Life Group Guide (03.18.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of March 18 - 24Sermon Series: Grace is GreaterSermon: Greater Than Your Circumstances Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week: Ungratefulness is a rival to God's grace. This is a big deal to God, because complaining and ungratefulness overlook the greatness of the grace you've received. It's a way of saying "I don't believe God...

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Life Group Guide (03.11.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of March 11 - 16Sermon Series: Grace is GreaterSermon: Greater Than Your Hurts Impact Team Focus: Kids Main Thought for the Week: God's grace is not just greater than what you've done to others. It's also greater than anything that's been done to you. Grace is only grace when it's given both ways. Receiving it from God but refusing to give ...

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Life Group Guide (03.04.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of March 4 - 10Sermon Series: Grace is GreaterSermon: Greater Than My Mistakes Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week:Grace is the free and unmerited favor of God. Our sin is ugly, but God's grace is greater than any past mistake or regret. The more we recognize the ugliness of our sin, the more we are able to experience God's g...

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Life Group Guide (02.25.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of Febuary 25 - March 3Sermon Series: Holy SpiritSermon: The Fight for Relationships (Spiritual Warfare Pt. 2) Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week: Our struggle is not against flesh and blood (aka people). It is against spiritual forces of evil. When we engage in relationship, especially with a mission and a purpose, there...

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Life Group Guide (02.18.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of Febuary 18-Febuary 24Sermon Series: Holy SpiritSermon: Spiritual Warfare Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week: Spiritual warfare is more real than you see, more important than you think, and the victory is more assured than you now. There are those who write off "spirituality", and then there are those who label everythin...

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Life Group Guide (02.04.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of January 4-Febuary 10Sermon Series: Holy SpiritSermon: The Gifts of the Spirit Pt. 2 Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week: As discussed in last week's message, spiritual gifts are gifts of grace given to us for the sake of others. These gifts are given so that the body of Christ, the Church, may be whole and complete. Here...

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Life Group Guide (01.28.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of January 28-Febuary 3Sermon Series: Holy SpiritSermon: The Gifts of the Spirit Pt. 1 Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week: Spiritual gifts are gifts of grace, given to us for the benefit of others. We may have personal reasons or challenges that make it difficult to buy into the idea of spiritual gifts, but the truth is tha...

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Life Group Guide (01.21.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of January 21-27Sermon Series: Holy SpiritSermon: The Fruit of the Spirit (Click here to watch or listen to this week's sermon) Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week: Scripture tells us that the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. We often parcel ...

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Life Group Guide (01.14.18)

Life Group Guide For the week of January14-20Sermon Series: Holy SpiritSermon: Life with the Holy Spirit(Click here to watch or listen to this week's sermon) Impact Team Focus: Setup Main Thought for the Week: Jesus demonstrated a life with the Holy Spirit by being sent, preaching the good news, calling others into discipleship, and bringing people freedom. After Jesus...

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Life Group Guide (12.10.17)

Life Group Guide For the week of December 10-16Sermon Series: BoldSermon: Obedience (Click here to watch or listen to this week's sermon) Impact Team Focus: Worship Main Thought for the Week: In Acts, the apostles demonstrate bold obedience in being willing to listen to God's instructions, even when they must go against human authorities to do so. Bold obedience usua...

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Life Group Guide (11.26.17)

Life Group Guide For the week of November 26 - December 2Sermon Series: BoldSermon: Prayer (Click here to watch or listen to this week's message) Impact Team Focus: Kids Main Thought for the Week: What you pray for reflects what you believe about God. For example, avoiding asking for big things reflects a belief that God is incapable of accomplishing them. Prayer that ...

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Life Group Guide (12.03.17)

Life Group Guide For the week of December 3-9Sermon Series: BoldSermon: Speaking Impact Team Focus: Worship Main Thought for the Week: Boldness is a behavior born out of belief. Therefore, we speak boldly about what we believe deeply. We see time and time again that the apostles in Acts could not help but speak about Jesus, even in the face of persecution. Because I ...

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Life Group Guide (11.12.17)

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For the week of November 5-11Sermon Series: Say What?Don't Judge Impact Team Focus: Prayer Main Thought for the Week: We often hear people say that "Christians shouldn't judge". Jesus did say, "Do not judge", but this is not all he had to say about the topic. Christians shouldn't hold others to different standards than those they have for themselves. They also should no...

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Life Group Guide (10.22.17)

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For the week of October 22-28Sermon Series: StandaloneGuest Speaker - Pastor Billy Lile Impact Team Focus:Prayer Team Main Thought for the Week: We either live to eat, or eat to live. Often, we eat what we enjoy, but avoid foods that we don't. Similarly, in our spiritual lives, we may pick and choose what we "eat" in terms of spiritual disciplines. What actually sustai...

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Life Group Guide (10.29.17)

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For the week of October 29- November 4Sermon Series: Say What?Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide Impact Team Focus:Kid City Main Thought for the Week: We live in a culture that says to follow your heart and let your conscience be your guide. There is danger in maintaining this mindset, because it is a myth that we have a trustworthy conscience to begin with. We may view...

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Life Group Guide (11.05.17)

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For the week of November 5-11Sermon Series: Say What?God Won't Give You More Than You Can Handle Impact Team Focus:Kid City Main Thought for the Week: Our culture tells us that we are supposed be strong, take care of business, and "handle" things in life. In the church, we often bring this same mindset, and believe that we are supposed to handle things that we were neve...

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Life Group Guide (10.15.17)

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For the week of October 15-21Sermon Series: Say What?Forgiving Means Forgetting(Watch or Listen to This Week's Message) Impact Team Focus:Prayer Team Main Thought for the Week: Forgiveness is central to the Christian message, but it is often misunderstood. When the call to forgive others morphs into the call to forget, many of us opt out. From there, we can easily becom...

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Life Group Guide (10.08.17)

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For the week of October 8-14Sermon Series: Say What?Everything Happens for a Reason(Watch or Listen to This Week's Message) Impact Team Focus: Prayer Team Main Thought for the Week: There is a misunderstanding that God causes everything, whether good, bad, or indifferent. God is in control, but he does not control every action we take. In order to counter this misunders...

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Life Group Guide (10.01.17)

Stand Alone Sermons

For the week of October 1-7Sermon Series: StandaloneGreat Power(Watch or Listen to This Week's Message) Impact Team Focus: First Impressions Main Thought for the Week: We must rely on the Spirit of God to fill and strengthen us from the inside. In doing so, we will be rooted in the foundation of God so we can't be easily plucked out. His power will be at work in and thr...

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Life Group Guide (09.24.17)

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For the week of September 24-30Sermon Series: Say What?Week 1: Fool's Gold (Watch or Listen to This Week's Message) Impact Team Focus: First Impressions Main Thought for the Week: Biblical faith is not simply about positive thinking; it involves both belief and trust in God, and is more about actions than feelings. It is about following God. Faith doesn't get us where w...

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Life Group Guide (09.17.17)

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For the week of September 17 - 24Sermon Series: Say What?Week 1: Fool's Gold (Watch or Listen to This Week's Message) Impact Team Focus: First Impressions Main Thought for the Week: There are things we may hear, say, and believe, that the Bible doesn't say, or doesn't fully say. These spiritual urban legends are not just misunderstandings; they are spiritually devastati...

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Life Group Guide (09.10.17)

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For the week of September 10 - 16Sermon Series: BulliesWeek 5: Apathy (Watch or Listen to This Week's Message) Impact Team Focus: Worship Main Thought for the Week: Apathy is a lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. Following Jesus is not a passive journey; it is an active adventure. We must not be apathetic, but must actively participate in the mission that He has f...

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Life Group Guide (09.03.17)

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For the week of September 2 - 9Sermon Series: BulliesWeek 4: Grief(Watch or Listen to This Week's Message) Impact Team Focus: Worship Main Thought for the Week: Grief is the recognition that the way things are is not the way they are supposed to be. Lasting healing can only come from fixing the heart, and Jesus is the only one who can accomplish this. Main Passages:...

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Life Group Guide (08.27.17)

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For the week of August 27-September 2Sermon Series: BulliesWeek 3: Fear Impact Team Focus: Worship Main Thought for the Week: There is only one gospel that savesone worth sharingand we must follow this gospel boldly. Main Passage: 2 Timothy 1:3-14 (NIV) 3 I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember y...

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Life Group Guide (08.13.17)

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For the week of August 27-19Sermon Series: BulliesWeek 1: Pride Impact Team Focus: Kids Main Thought for the Week: When we care about the appearance of doing good, more than actually doing good itself, we weaken our walk with Christ. Main Passage: Acts 5:1-5 (NIV) Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. With his wife's...

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Life Group Guide (08.20.17)

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For the week of August 20-26Sermon Series: BulliesWeek 2: Lust (Watch or Listen to This Week's Message) Impact Team Focus: Kids Main Thought for the Week:The easiest way to transform your fleshly desires is to walk by the Spirit. The Spirit (cause) dictates our fruit (effect). Main Passage: Galatians 5:16-25 (NIV) 16 So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not grati...

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Life Group Guide (8.06.17)

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For the week of August 6-12Sermon Series: 20/20 VisionWeek 3: Prepare for rain!Scriptures from the message: 1 Corinthians 12:12-26, Romans 12:3-19 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Set Up Team Warm-up question: What is something about your personality that we may not realize?" Group Discussion Questions:1. What are some of your natural strengths...

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Life Group Guide (7.30.17)

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For the week of July 30 - August 5Sermon Series: 20/20 VisionWeek 3: FREEDOM!Scriptures from the message: Mark 1:7-20 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Set Up Team Warm-up question: What is something you do that makes you feel "free?" Group Discussion Questions:1. What do you believe God wants you to be free from in your life?2. What steps do yo...

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Life Group Guide (7.23.17)

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For the week of July 23-29Sermon Series: 20/20 VisionWeek 2: You Don't Know Me!Scriptures from the message: Matthew 7:21-23, Jeremiah 9:23-24, Romans 8:31-32, James 1:2-5 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Worship/Music Warm-up question: Explain a time when you felt someone misunderstoodwho you were? Group Discussion Questions:1. What do you beli...

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Life Group Guide (7.09.17)

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For the week of July 9-15Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 16: Moving ForwardScriptures from the message: Exodus 33-40 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Kid City Warm-up question: What ability that you have do you often take for granted? Group Discussion Questions:1. What aspects of God working in your life do you tend to take for granted?2. Do you tend...

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Life Group Guide (7.02.17)

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For the week of July 2-8Sermon Series: Guest SpeakerGreat JoyScriptures from the message: Luke 2 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Worship Warm-up question: What gives you the most happiness? Group Discussion Questions:1. What are some differences between happiness and joy?2. Explain in real life examples what happiness looks like in your life a...

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Life Group Guide (6.18.17)

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For the week of June 18 - 24Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 14: Holy Work and Holy RestScriptures from the message: Exodus 31 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Setup and Teardown Warm-up question: What is your favorite job you have ever had? Group Discussion Questions:1. Explain from your perspective what holy work and holy rest look like.2) Are you b...

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Life Group Guide (6.25.17)

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For the week of June 19 - July 1Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 15: Flee From IdolatryScriptures from the message: Exodus 32 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Setup and Teardown Warm-up question: What is your favorite possession? Group Discussion Questions:1. What relationships in your life do you tend to place before God in your priorities?2. What as...

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Life Group Guide (6.11.17)

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For the week of June 11 - 17Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 13: He Tabernacled Among UsScriptures from the message: Exodus 25 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Setup and Teardown Warm-up question: In what ways have others contributed to yourlife. Group Discussion Questions:1. Why do you think it is significant that God called the Israelites to contrib...

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Life Group Guide (4.30.17)

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For the week of April 30 - May 6Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 7: Wilderness UniversityScriptures from the message: Exodus 15:22 - 17:7 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Setup and Teardown Warm-up question: Explain the hardest test you have ever taken and what you learned from the experience. Group Discussion Questions:1. How/when have you seen God p...

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Life Group Guide (4.23.17)

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For the week of April 23-29Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 7: He is faithful/He savesScriptures from message: Exodus 13:17 - 14:31 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Setup and Teardown Warm-up question: Describe a situation where someone has let you down? Group Discussion Questions:1. Explain a time where you turned to people instead of God and were le...

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Life Group Guide (4.16.17)

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For the week of April 16-22Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 6: Passover/EasterScriptures from message: Exodus 12 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Welcome Team Warm-up question: What is something you have avoided the consequence of in your life? Group Discussion Questions:1. In what ways are you life Pharoah from scriptures?2. In what ways are you like...

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Life Group Guide (4.09.17)

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For the week of April 9-15Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 5: Know That I AM YawehScriptures from message: Exodus 5:2, 7:6-18, 8:20-24, 9:8-16 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IMPACT TEAM FOCUS: Set Up/Tear Down Warm up question: What is something in your life that gives you comfort? Group Discussion Questions:1. What things to you look to in your life for provision, co...

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Life Group Guide (4.02.17)

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For the week of April 2-8Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 4: Fighting Discouragement with Gospel PromisesScriptures from message: Exodus 5-7:4 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE Warm up question: What is something you have recently done that took some time to build the confidence/faith to do? Group Discussion Questions:1. In what ways are you currently experiencing discour...

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Life Group Guide (3.26.17)

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For the week of March 26 - April 1Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 3: The I AM Has Sent MeScriptures from message: Exodus 3-4 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE Warm up question: What parts of your life do you feel unqulified in? Group Discussion Questions:1. What is something that you do on a regular basis that you cannot do on your own strength and gifting?2. In what way...

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Life Group Guide (3.19.17)

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For the week of March 19-25Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 2: Redemption and MissionScriptures from message: Exodus 2:23-25 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE Warm up question: What kind of things do you regularly pray/talk to God about? Group Discussion Questions:1. Explain how you may struggle to beleive that God hears you?2. What is a need in your life currently that y...

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Life Group Guide (3.12.17)

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For the week of March 12-18Sermon Series: ExodusWeek 1: IntroductionScriptures from message: Psalm 66: 5-7 WATCH OR LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE Warm up question: What has your experience been with the Old Testament? Group Discussion Questions:1. What excites you about exploring the story of God's redemption?2. What do you find challenging about reading the Old Testame...

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Life Group Guide (02.26.17)

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Life Group discussion guide for the week of Feb. 26 - Mar. 4. This week we finish our sermon series "Acts - Overcoming barriers to Impact the lost." ...

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Life Group Guide (02.12.17)

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Life Group discussion guide for the week of Feb. 12-18. This week we continue our sermon series "Acts - Overcoming barriers to Impact the lost." ...

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Life Group Guide (02.05.17)

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Life Group discussion guide for the week of Feb. 4-11. This week we continue our sermon series "Acts - Overcoming barriers to Impact the lost." ...

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Life Group Guide (01.29.17)

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Life Group discussion guide for the week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4. This week we continue our sermon series "Acts - Overcoming barriers to Impact the lost." ...

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Life Group Guide (01.22.17)

ACTS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of Jan. 22-28. This week we continue our sermon series "Acts - Overcoming barriers to Impact the lost." ...

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Life Group Guide (01.15.17)

ACTS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of Jan. 15-21. This week we start our sermon series "Acts - Overcoming barriers to Impact the lost." ...

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Life Group Guide (12.11.16)

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Life Group discussion guide for the week of Dec. 11- Dec. 17. This week we continue our sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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Life Group Guide (12.04.16)

GROW UP SS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of Dec. 04- Dec. 10. This week we continue our sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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Life Group Guide (11.27.16)

GROW UP SS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of Nov. 27- Dec. 3. This week we continue our sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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Life Group Guide (11.20.16)

GROW UP SS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of November 20-26. This week we continue our sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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Life Group Guide (11.13.16)

GROW UP SS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of November 13-19. This week we continue our sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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Life Group Guide (11.06.16)

GROW UP SS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of Nov. 5-12. This week we continue our sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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Life Group Guide (10.30.16)

GROW UP SS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of Oct. 30- Nov. 5. This week we continue our sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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Life Group Guide (10.23.16)

GROW UP SS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of October 23-29. This week we continue our sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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Life Group Guide (10.16.16)

GROW UP SS

Life Group discussion guide for the week of October 16-22. This week we kicked off our new sermon series "Grow Up - Exploring our need for spiritual maturity." ...

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