Honoring Christ In Forming Creative Community-Day 3
Mar06

Honoring Christ In Forming Creative Community-Day 3

God is building his temple in us Today! We leave you to study today’s Scripture and keep some questions in mind. As you read, ask yourself, “am I more priestly, prophetly, or kingly in how I go about life?” The answer might surprise you, and it will give you some bearing on how God will now use you in the artistic community of the church. At our circles page (link below)you can even take the PPK assessment to help you understand how...

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Freebie #42-Dr. Mark Labberton: Dangerous Worship
Mar04
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Honoring Christ In Forming Creative Community-Day 2
Feb27

Honoring Christ In Forming Creative Community-Day 2

The Creative Community We don’t have time to flesh out the fullness of how the history of Ezra, Nehemiah and Haggai/Zechariah (and even Malachi) plays out in this short study. However, notice in yesterday’s reading and in today’s study how Ezra (the priest), spends most of his time shaping the people in the Scriptures, repentance, and in art of becoming a family again after their days in a 70-year exile in the pagan Babylon. As...

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Freebie #41-Aaron Keyes: Q&A Competence and Content
Feb25
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Honoring Christ In Forming Creative Community-Day 1
Feb20

Honoring Christ In Forming Creative Community-Day 1

Whirlwind Bible History To open this 3-Day study, we’re gonna’ do some whirlwind Biblical history. You ready? Let’s start at the beginning. The Trinity. Our God is “us.” He’s three, and yet he’s the shamah—our God is ONE. As the Old Testament unfolds, we see many glimpses of our Trinitarian God acting within the story, but none quite so clear as in the very moments when all of humanity rebels the most. For example, in the days of...

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Freebie #40-Aaron Keyes: Truth In Creativity
Feb18
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Freebie #39-Aaron Keyes: Worship in Spirit and Truth
Feb11
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Honoring Christ In Our Bodies-Day 6
Feb06

Honoring Christ In Our Bodies-Day 6

Replace We pray and allow God to Replace our old ways with truth and wisdom … I once had a friend tell me that you can “tell a lot about a person by what they laugh at.” This sentiment is true for what grabs all our inward affections through our outward senses. Inwardly our heart (used over 840 times in Scripture) chooses what we honor based on the desires we carry within. The heart controls us and motivates us. Therefore, above all,...

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Honoring Christ In Our Bodies-Day 5
Jan30

Honoring Christ In Our Bodies-Day 5

Remove We Remove things when the Holy Spirit leads us … We’ve now looked at recognizing, rejoicing, relating, and rejecting, but now let’s consider removing things that are harmful and hurtful to us. 1 Corinthians 10:23 gives us one of the clearest statements of freedom in all of Scripture: “‘I have the right to do anything,’ you say—but not everything is beneficial. ‘I have the right to do anything’—but not everything is...

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Freebie #37-Kelly Baugh: Avoiding Pitfalls
Jan28
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Honoring Christ In Our Bodies-Day 4
Jan23

Honoring Christ In Our Bodies-Day 4

Rejection We examine all beliefs and notions and are open to Reject … Up until today, we’ve looked at how the road to victory in regard to addiction is to first recognize we have a problem. The problem we have is our sin and us. In admitting as much, we take responsibility for what we’ve done rather than shifting blame. Blame-shifting is exactly what Eve did when confronted by God in the Garden (she pointed at Adam & Adam...

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Freebie #36-Eddie Kaufholtz: How are we part of the problem and not the solution?
Jan21
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Freebie #35-Eddie Kaufholtz: Creativity & Justice
Jan14
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Honoring Christ In Our Bodies-Day 2
Jan09

Honoring Christ In Our Bodies-Day 2

Rejoice | The Worship Shift We Rejoice and thank God for the trials, knowing that when we are weak, we are dependent on him and he is strong … Addiction is a worship problem. Our hearts are constantly worshipping. We are relentlessly looking for things unto which we can ascribe worth, value, allegiance, and honor. Therefore, to enjoy the Lord’s victory over our sin, we must take our minds and eyes off of our lesser loves, and our...

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Freebie #34-Sara Joseph: Starting Place for Creativity
Jan07
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Freebie #38-Aaron Keyes: Character, Competency, and Creativity
Jan04
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