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Getting Out of Your Own Way

Getting Out of Your Own Way

Group Time PRAY Pray 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 things get uncomfortable. Assure me of Your love. Use this time with my sisters to build my faith. Spirit of God, be

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 mother who supports them, you learn early on to live with both the smells of their jerseys and the fears that require prayers for God

Who are you cheering today? Who are you sharing with? Let’s pattern our church lives after the early church and see what God does!

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 his thirteen letters from prison, I marvel at his ability to be clear of mind, direct, and full of hope and gratitude. Read Ephesians,

Jesus Over Everything Week 6 — Walking It All Out

But for you who fear My name, the Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in His wings. And you will go free, leaping with joy like calves let out to pasture. — Malachi 4:2 Real life has hard things and at the same time has good things. Don’t we all know something about that

Jesus Over Everything Week 5 — Changing Your Heart

For God has not called us for impurity, but in holiness. — 1 Thessalonians 4:7 ESV WELCOME We could probably spend a whole weekend retreat together talking about choices from our past we’re not proud of and still not have enough time to share all our stories. If your early college years or young adult

Jesus Over Everything Week 4 — Remembering What’s True

Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not disregard it. — Proverbs 8:33 NIV WELCOME Today we’re talking about the importance of not getting caught up in the hype or impulsivity of a culture that constantly wants to push us toward flashy, easy, bigger, and more. And here’s the hard truth: Christians are among

Jesus Over Everything Week 3 — Serving Others

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. — Matthew 22:37 Don’t think of service as a “to do” — think of it as connecting with Jesus. ~ Lisa Hey, friends! Welcome to week three of the Jesus Over Everything Online Bible

Jesus Over Everything Week 2 — Being Real

Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. — John 8:32 NIV WELCOME Today we’re talking about something so simple, and yet, so very important: being real. And we’re tackling two choices most crucial to being real: choosing real over pretty and honesty over hiding. These two go hand in

Jesus Over Everything Week 1 — Putting God First

[She] who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.  — Psalm 91:1 Hi there, friends! We are so excited that you are here with us for the Jesus Over Everything Online Bible Study with Lisa Whittle. Lisa has been writing and teaching for years, but

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 and I asked her how she was, and she said to me, “the holidays are historically a difficult season for me,” and I

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