“Many people today aren’t fully aware of the forces stunting their spiritual growth. We embrace toxic words, relationship and media and remain oblivious to their long-term effects. It’s time we come clean.” (From Craig Groeschel’s book, Soul Detox). For the next six weeks we will not only identify these dangerous toxins at work in our lives but find biblical and practical ways to “come clean” (live faithfully). Listen to the series.
September 22 – Toxic Words – Please join us this week as we will learn how to overcome the negative words said about ourselves and others by focusing on positive words filled with grace and truth. Our words have the power of life or death. Proverbs 18:21 Click to listen and read this message.
September 29 – Toxic Fears - For most adults, our fears fall into four categories: fear of loss, fear of failure, fear of rejection, fear of the unknown. (From Craig Groeschel’s book, Soul Detox) Join us as we explore the spiritual toxin of fear and how it holds us back in faith, relationships and life. There is only way to overcome our fear and that is trust God. I sought the Lord and he answered me; He delivered me from all my fear. Psalm 34:4 Click to listen and read this message.
October 6 – Toxic Relationships – Toxic people are simply going to be part of our lives and maybe even part of our family. This time we look at how to deal with these unhealthy relationships by creating healthy boundaries that protect our hearts and lives. See how we can strengthen our primary relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Click to listen and read this message.
October 13 – Toxic Beliefs – “I’m no good. I’ll always fail. After all I’ve done, God could never love me. I have to take care of myself because there is no one (not even God) who will take care of me.” These kind of toxic thoughts fill our minds and hearts daily and the only way to fight these lies is with the truth of God. Join us as we celebrate and remember the truth of God. Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure… think about these things. Philippians 4:8 Click to listen and read this message.
October 20 – Toxic Culture – There is no question that our culture is filled with toxins that invade our eyes, ears, hearts and minds at every turn. It’s all around us and the only way to come clean and stay clean in this world is to make wise choices about the media and messages we consume. This week as we take a hard look at how to “be transformed by the renewing of our minds.” (Romans 12:2). Click to listen and read this message.
October 27 – Toxic Comparisons – Homes, cars, jobs, marriages, kids, toys, looks… we always seem to want what other people have. The toxic power of envy is strong and the only way to overcome it is to learn to be thankful for what we do have. As we our end our Soul Detox series by learning how Jesus truly can be our full heart’s desire. A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. Proverbs 14:30 Click to listen and read this message