Consider your identity. Who are you? Who are you trying to be? Who are you supposed to be? If you’re looking for something more, if you thirst for something better, seek water that will quench your thirst forever. “Through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit,” be justified by the grace of…
Spring isn’t here yet, but are you overdue for some Spring-cleaning? Not your home, but your house: your heart, your temple, the house of God. Consider your zeal, as Jesus demonstrated his while clearing the temple (John 2: 13-22), then refresh and revive your heart. Keep up with your “housecleaning,” and daily proclaim the resurrection…
Is it well with your soul? Dean explores the substantiation of wellness and uses seven potential points of reference through his discussion: love, wishes/requests, spiritual appreciation, truth, joy, actions, and mentor(s). Take time to assess you (spiritual) health as you enjoy Dean’s lesson this week.
We flip lots of things in our life: houses, coins, sides, etc; Dean explores how we may flip in everyday life, as well as how we may flip spiritually. Finally, he asks what can we do to make “the flip” to finally see, listen, open our heart, repent, and decide to follow “the Lord who…
Dean ask the question, “When/what can we give?” Like Jesus with the woman at the well, Dean challenges us to give according the needs of others, as well as giving (and seeking/receiving) from the source of eternal life, the everlasting fountain: our Lord and God.
What is “Nike?” What does it mean? Sporting equipment? A Greek goddess? Nike means victory! Explore victory in Jesus and the good news of the Gospel as Dean discusses what it means to be a victor and not a victim.
How are you running the “love mile” that you’re in? Dean explores the definition of love and how we can reach completeness as we strive to love God and others.
Dean presents koinonia as a concept of partnership, as well as a point of commonality between all.
Fear can affect us in so many ways, at so many different times in our life; Dean discusses the perfect love of God that can cast out all fear from our life.
Dean discusses pain, with regard to awareness of it, identifying physical/mental discomfort, and using our suffering to improve both ourselves and our relationship with Christ.