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Nov 2018
Growing Gratitude: Expect Nothing, Appreciate Everything!

I want to give you a 50% chance to win 500. But the other 50% chance is that you must pay me $500! Will you take that gamble? Most likely, you said, “No way!” How about this gamble: a 50% chance to win $1500 or a 50% chance to lose $1000. Are you willing to take that one? Again, most people answer, “No, thanks.” In the first example, the amounts of gain or loss are equal. However, there is within us an emotional response to the potential loss which is significantly larger......

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Mar 2018
Mission: What If There's More To Do?

We have talked a lot about mission over the past few weeks. Here’s a recap… Mission is the sending of God to the world. We don’t bring God or Christ to others, God is already there! And Our job is to see Christ in others. find God at work and join in with God. Forgiveness is critical to God’s work. It is foundational. Without forgiveness it is far to easy to be judgmental, condescending, or even paternal Paternalism is a particularly problematic attitude when engaging with God in mission work. In essence,......

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Sep 2017
Discovery - You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are

Last week, we talked about awareness. We played around with some exercises that helped to show us that we are not as aware as we think we are. If you remember, we watched a video of some kids passing balls and you were counting how many times they passed the ball…but I think everyone here completely missed the moon walking bear that slid right through the middle of the screen. Because you were so focused on counting the passes. You, see, we are not as aware as we think we are. There......

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Sep 2017
Awareness - Pulling Back the Curtain of Your Life

Last week we kicked off Freeway by looking st two things: Freedom and Invitation. Using the metaphor of a train on tracks, we recognized that Freedom is about becoming who we are in the image of God…..not jumping off the track to do whatever we want because that just makes us a free wreck of a train. True freedom is not about insisting on our own way, but about being free from the kinks in our lives – free from the things that keep us from becoming all that God made us......

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