Category: Groups

Paradise: Expanding Our Heart

Expanding Our Heart 1. Pastor Chris stated it has taken him many years to have the heart of Christ in relation to seeing and serving the afflicted, poor, and homeless. He prayed that God would wreck our hearts. How has your heart been wrecked by God? Is your heart broken for the same things that […]

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Paradise: Distracted

Distracted 1. Pastor Josh commented we often think “if you become like me, then I’ll help you.” Why do we make stipulations of people before we are willing to help them? 2. Jesus sees people as opportunities rather than distractions. Where is your focus? What processes consume you to the point of neglecting people? 3. […]

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Paradise: Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes 1. Pastor Chris stated people ask him when are we going to stop growing, and he responded that he wants Christ to find us at work in the harvest field when He returns. Pastor asked who do we know that is in bondage? Who is captive? Who does not have a relationship […]

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Mug Shots

The guys all laughed and passed around a nickel newspaper pointing at the picture. As the camera lens zoomed in, it was clear that the newspaper was a collection of mug shots from local people who had recently been arrested. And the picture was of one of the guys in this young group of Faith Promise men. But why were they laughing?

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Never Say Never

(This post was written by Caroline Ervin, Membership Director) There is a topic of conversation within the church that I continue to hear across many circles that sounds something like this: “I know someone at my work that needs help paying their bills, we should help them!” or “I know someone in our small group […]

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Rub-A-Dub-Dub, I’ll Eat Any Grub

Guys, if a good time with an amazing motivator isn’t enough to get your attention, what about 200 pounds of food?!  This Sunday, September 26th, we’ll be doling out chicken and barbecue plus some wild game to the delight of your stomach. Hallerin Hilton Hill will be providing plenty of fodder for conversation, as if […]

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