Loneliness is a catchword for a variety of feelings associated with being by oneself. The "feelings" associated with being alone are usually caused by the reasons why a person finds themselves alone to begin with.
The world's solutions to stress involve things like drugs, vacations or some type of therapy. As Christians, however, we believe that even if these methods might be helpful, the most satisfying and permanent solution to the problems of worry and stress can only be found through faith, and specifically through faith in Christ. (I Kings 19:1-18)
The cycle of worry, loneliness and depression can make the single life more difficult than it needs to be. In chapter 7 of I Corinthians, Paul talks to singles and provides them with some solutions to their particular problems. (I Corinthians 7:25-35)
Prime 39m Class
In this lesson we examine 3 strategies Satan uses to steal your soul. We'll also give you 3 strategies to combat his attach and teach you how to fight back. (I Peter 5:8-11)
Prime 35m Class
Prime 29m Class
Prime 33m Class
Change is very difficult. Whether it's changing a habit or attitude or job or city - change is always a challenge, and change is even more difficult when it's imposed on us suddenly or without our approval.
The Bible refers to Jesus in ways that describe His sovereignty (e.g. Lord of the Harvest, Lord of the Sabbath, etc.). In this lesson Mike will explore Jesus' Lordship over the most hopeless of situations in our lives. (Matthew 9:36-38)
This sermon looks at the qualities of character that are appealing in the opposite sex from a Christian perspective.
Pride and self-centeredness are the topics of this lesson. How to combat this natural human tendency and cultivate an accurate sense of self are discussed.
Prime 36m Class
In this sermon, Mike examines the things we must actually do in order to forgive completely.
Prime 34m Class
One of the main objectives people who do not believe in God use is the argument of pain. If God is good and kind why is there pain in the world? This lesson will discuss the reasons why people suffer and offer some solutions as to how we can deal with the pain in our lives and maintain faith.
Mike shares some of the priceless benefits awaiting those who remain together in Christ for a lifetime.
Lessons on Christian perseverance from Joshua's leadership experience in the desert and in the Promised land.
In this sermon Mike explores the types of feelings experienced when one is in a personal and intimate relationship with God. (Psalms 5:1-12)
The Hebrew writer gives his readers four habits to cultivate in order to preserve their faith in difficult times.
Luke's gospel describes a "modern" woman of that age who became the first truly liberated woman of the New Testament.
Practical ways to overcome the reality of failure, injustice, and adversity in our present lives. (Hebrews 12:14-15)
Dealing with Addiction - Part 2
Part one of this topic is not available, however, part 2 provides a review of part one and goes on to describe the actual sinful consequences caused by addictions and a Biblical approach to a cure.
Stress from Grief
In Case of War
If we understand the times and circumstances correctly, the time for war has come upon us and as Christians we need to be prepared for this fact.
My youngest was feeling a little low last week. The teacher sent home a long list of things that had been forgotten, ignored and left incomplete.
Dealing with Pain at Christmas
Perhaps the reason why Christmas time is "special" is because, for some reason or other, everything seems more intense at Christmas. We spend more, eat more, take off work days. Being in love at Christmas is more romantic. We appreciate our families and the blessings we have that much more at Christmas.