Have you ever looked back over a situation or relationship in your life and wondered how it became so messy or difficult? In the series from the book of James, Five Lies that Ruin Relationships, we’ll define five of the most common lies that have the potential to ruin relationships with those we love. We’ll also uncover the source of quarreling, how our words wound, and how not to make decisions. And together, we’ll ask and answer the question: do wrong beliefs produce wrong behavior? We will discover that when we confront the lies we believe, there is power in knowing and applying God’s truth to our relationships.
Ever wondered why you fight with those you love? What causes the heated arguments and painful words? Chances are, the reasons for our disputes are different than you might think. Join Chip as he reveals the reasons we have conflict in our most important relationships.
Gossip, slander, rumors, lies, we’ve all felt the sting of wounding words - and truthfully, we’ve delivered a few ourselves. In this message, Chip shares how to begin controlling our words and how to respond when we are wounded by the words of others.
Words can bring life and healing; and words can wound deeply. If you have been hurt by vicious words, or if you struggle with controlling your tongue, join Chip as he explores how to guard our tongues and how to bring healing to a damaged relationship.
How Our Jobs Can Destroy Our Relationships, Part 2
Life is full of decisions. The question is how do you know which decision you should make? Chip shares a biblical model of decision making that may help you with that very important choice in front of you.
Why Better Things Don't Always Make Things Better, Part 2
Money. Is it wrong to have lots of money? Or perhaps put another way, is it better or more spiritual to be poor? How does God really feel about money, wealth, and possessions? Chip explores what the Bible has to say about financial success, spending, and saving.
Why a Change in Scenery Rarely Improves the View, Part 1
Change is inevitable and change can be a great thing. But there are times when making a change in your life, or work, or relationships can bring devastating consequences. Chip looks at how to know when it's right to move on.
Why a Change in Scenery Rarely Improves the View, Part 2
When life is really tough, should we consider it a sign that God wants us to move on? If we’re offered a better paying job, is that an indication that God is leading us away from our current situation? Maybe; maybe not. In this message, Chip lays out four steps to follow when considering a change of scenery.