Tag: growth

  • Church Notes: Happiness and Faith

    These are my notes from our 4/17/2011 church meeting. Leader: Raymond Harris Assignment A heart check; Are you happy? Are you unhappy? Why? In what way do you depend on the things of the world for your happiness? (If you do!) Could your faith survive the loss of all things? Read and meditate on Isaiah…

  • Church Notes: Keys to Overcoming Disappointment

    These are notes from our 4/10/2011 church meeting. Leader: Tim Harris Assignment What are some keys to dealing with disappointment? We all face situations where people and life events leave us down, disappointed, and depressed. How do you get over those things and move on? Draw from scripture and personal experience.

  • Lessons Learned from Our House Church’s First Year

    These were my notes from our 4/3/2011 church meeting. Leader: Tim Harris Assignment This Sunday marks the 1-year anniversary of our group’s work together. If we can fit it in, I would like to discuss two topics this Sunday: What are your “lessons learned” from the past year? This can be anything spiritually-related, but the…

  • Church Notes: I’m a ‘Work in Progress’

    These are the notes from our 4/10/2011 church meeting. My understanding of some of these passages has changed. Leader: Philip Weatherford Assignment Our study will focus on “As a member of God’s kingdom, why will I never be more than a work in progress?”

  • What is the Abundant Life that Jesus Promised?

    In John 10 we find these words of Jesus: 7 So Jesus said again, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that I Myself am the Door for the sheep. 8 All others who came [as such] before Me are thieves and robbers, but the [true] sheep did not listen to and obey them. 9 I am…

  • Church Notes: How to Overcome a Spiritual Slump

    These are notes from our 1/23/2011 church meeting. Leader:  Philip Weatherford Assignment What should we do when we are struggling spiritually? How do I avoid simply “going through the motions?”

  • February 17 – The LORD Crosses Ahead of You

    Reading Deut. 9:1-11:32 Devotional Moses said to the Israelites: “Hear, O Israel: You are to cross over the Jordan today, and go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than yourself, cities great and fortified up to heaven, a people great and tall, the descendants of the Anakim, whom you know, and of whom you…