Life Abundant – Series Overview

Fellow wordzpreadians, thank you so much for accompanying me on the journey to explore the keys to experiencing life more abundantly.  I pray you’ve learned something new, and/or have been challenged by at least one of the concepts we explored.  For my part, I have been convicted to live a life of passion, fulfilling the … Continue reading Life Abundant – Series Overview

Life Abundant: Pleasing God in the Mundane Deep Dive

In Acts 11:19-26, we read about the disciples’ doings, which led to the coining of the term ‘Christian.’  Others saw that their way of life was different from everyone else, but similar to that of Jesus Christ, so they called them Christians.  They were labeled because of their Christ like actions.  Let’s take a look … Continue reading Life Abundant: Pleasing God in the Mundane Deep Dive

Life Abundant – Courage to Die Boldly

  My church just completed a message series entitled ‘Living Like You’re Dying.’  Yes – I know it sounds morbid, but stay with me :). The central theme of the series was that people who have only a limited time to live (and know it) have a certain perspective and clarity about life.  Suddenly, things … Continue reading Life Abundant – Courage to Die Boldly

Life Abundant – Passion Unleashed

What would the world look like if we all lived out our lives with passion, fully embracing our call and design? I remember watching the series AD – The Bible Continues, and truly despising the character who played Saul.  His desire to eliminate the Jesus followers was quite disturbing, and I had trouble wrapping my … Continue reading Life Abundant – Passion Unleashed

Life Abundant – Coming Alive

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” -          Howard Thurman, African American author, theologian, and civil rights leader “Man fully alive is the glory of God.” -          St. Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons “I have come … Continue reading Life Abundant – Coming Alive

New Series – Life Abundant

“Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” (Ecclesiastes 1:2) So opens Ecclesiastes, one of the Bible’s five wisdom books. This pessimistic view of life is amplified by 17th century philosopher Thomas Hobbes, who wrote that “the life of man [is] solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short.” Current world events appear to support … Continue reading New Series – Life Abundant