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Continuous Prayer

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Like the Queen in Snow White, our concern with what others say about us can be all-consuming.  This month, we’ll explore some ways to help us learn about and become who God has created us to be, regardless of what others say, and even regardless of what we may want to hear.

Continuous Prayer

Perhaps the most difficult challenge the Bible puts to us is Paul’s encouragement, “Pray without ceasing”.  How is that even possible?  If all we did was pray, how would we have time for anything else in life?  Well, let’s find out…

1 Thessalonians 5:17

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Imitation and Mentorship

MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL

Like the Queen in Snow White, our concern with what others say about us can be all-consuming.  This month, we’ll explore some ways to help us learn about and become who God has created us to be, regardless of what others say, and even regardless of what we may want to hear.

‘Monkey See Monkey Do’

Imitation and Mentorship

Although a life of faith is deeply personal, it should never be purely ‘individual’.  We need the mentorship, support and accountability of others.  Who better to help us see ourselves for who we really are than the people who care about us most?  Of course, we have to choose to truly let someone in, so let’s take a look at what that might look like.

Matthew 4:18-22 and 1 Corinthians 4:15-17

Silence and Self-Awareness

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Like the Queen in Snow White, our concern with what others say about us can be all-consuming.  This month, we’ll explore some ways to help us learn about and become who God has created us to be, regardless of what others say, and even regardless of what we may want to hear.

Silence and Self-Awareness

If you want to pay attention to something – I mean really pay attention – it helps to remove all other distractions.  Making space for uninterrupted time with God is a key stop on the path to a better understanding of ourselves.

Psalm 63:1-8; Mark 1:35-37

*Please note that the first 13 minutes of this sermon (which was not recorded) was silent.

 

Waiting

MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL

Like the Queen in Snow White, our concern with what others say about us can be all-consuming.  This month, we’ll explore some ways to help us learn about and become who God has created us to be, regardless of what others say, and even regardless of what we may want to hear.

Waiting

At Jesus’ instruction, his first followers waited together in an upper room for the promised gift of the Holy Spirit.  What does the story of Pentecost tell us about how we are called to live?