Overflow, Part 6: The Right Purpose

We were created on purpose for a purpose. Each one of us has something unique to offer the Kingdom. Sadly, many of us never get there because we never get past our own selfishness. If we can’t understand that the reason God created us wasn’t simply for our own benefit, but also for the benefit…

Overflow, Part 5: Community Over Commodity

There has been a devastating shift in most people’s approach to church today. Something that we used to perceive as a lifetime commitment, has now become something we are only committed to as long as we are satisfied. We’ve started treating the family of church as a commodity to be consumed. In Part 5 of…

Overflow, Part 4: The Right Actions

So far in this series we’ve talked about what real love is (Part 1), having the right motives in coming to Jesus (Part 2) and having the right identity (Part 3). This week, we take a look at the actions this kind of a life should produce. As we look at some key passages in…

Overflow, Part 3: The Right Identity

As we continue in our series, Overflow, we stop and take a look at where we find our identity. So many of us are looking for our identity in so many different places. But, where will we find who we were truly meant to be? Today, we take a look at what it means to…

Overflow, Part 2: Motives

Now that we at least have an idea of what love is (part 1), we need to look at what is driving us. At the beginning of the day or at the end of the day, why are we driven to know God? What is the reason we are coming to God? We take a…

Overflow, Part 1: What Is Love?

What is love? And no, I’m not talking about a Saturday Night Live skit. What is real, authentic love? Our world is telling us one thing about love, but when we look at the Bible, we’ll see an entirely different idea all together. The question is, whose definition are we going to use? And that’s…