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Shame Off You! Who is Jesus? S1 E2 Notes

The introduction of any great movie/story sets up the characters, story, plot, setting, (like Lord of the Rings…if you miss the first 10min you’re lost!). Same with Luke’s introduction. It gives us the backdrop and context for Jesus...

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Who Is Jesus Devo: Engaged Minds & Burning Hearts

Christianity is not a mindless leap into sentimentality. We are invited to engage our minds. To think, ask, listen, look, explore, investigate. Even in the Great Commandment we are called to “love the Lord your God with all your…MIND…” This is because Christianity is founded on facts.

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The Day Judi Scott Died: A Message From the Scott Men

While driving a rented car from San Diego to Oceanside California, I got a text from my wife: "Judi Scott is in cardiac arrest, family is on their way to the hospital, no pulse." My heart sank. Just a few days before, I had sat in front of a few hundred City Group leaders for our Saturday training and had a...


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Tools for Reflection And Planning

Here are 3 tools for you to check out. The best one is the one you actually USE / DO! Below are links to 3 of the most helpful tools I know of to help you start your year out right.

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Storyline Guide

Reflecting on your story is the primary way God uses to give clarity to your future. We've found that the most helpful way to know what God is doing in your life is to give thought to how He has already been at work...

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Who Is Jesus Devo: The Lord Has Done This For Me

Elizabeth, in her old age, deeply experienced the liberating power of the gospel. Not only was the Lord fulfilling His word and ushering in the next step in His cosmic redemptive plan, but He was touching the most deeply...

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That You May Know: Who is Jesus? S1 E1 Notes

We all have some kind of answer. Is your source credible? Prince Philip said, “Jesus might be described as an underprivileged working-class victim of political and religious persecution.” Oprah Winfrey stated, “There couldn’t possibly be just one way to God as Jesus claims." Or how about Robin...

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How God Restored a Broken Farmer

A few weeks ago Adam asked me to give the two key-note sessions at our City Group leader's quarterly gathering. As I sat thinking about what to say, a thought hit me...what if I asked my friend Tim to come and share his story? I called him up and said, "Hey, how about you and me partner together to...

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Start Your Bible Reading Plan

Want to read the Bible but have no idea where to start? Here's a helpful resource that guides you through the Bible in a year. Start at any time during any month.

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How to Share Instagram Stories

Looking for a fun way to get to know others better? Want to connect with your City Group at a deeper level and see where God has been at work in each others lives? One of the best ways we’ve found to build...

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