Flipped

One moment with Jesus can change every moment in your life.

Have you ever had a moment that made you stop and think, "Wow, this changes everything"? Maybe it was finding out you didn’t make the team or that your parents were splitting. Maybe it was finding out you're good at something or bad at something you didn't expect. In these moments our lives change direction quickly. The funny thing is nearly everyone who met Jesus had one of those moments. They came in with a plan, a direction, an identity. And as soon as they spent any time with Jesus, those ideas were turned upside down. And, as we look at four of these stories, we find that an encounter with Jesus has the power to flip our lives as well.

Message-  Up a Tree

Date- January 3rd, 2016

Key Verse(s)-  Luke 19:4-8

Speaker-  Tommy Clark

 

What are you afraid of? Spiders? The dark? People who twerk? Most of us have at least a few things that scare us. But most of us also have a few deeper fears. Those are the ones that we don’t talk about as much. And, if we’re not careful, they will cause us to miss out on some really great things in life. Zacchaeus was a little man with some big fear. Fear that controlled him and caused him to keep a safe distance from everyone, including Jesus. In his story we find that getting to know Jesus, and what He really cares about, can flip our fear and lead us closer to Him.

Message- Losing Control

Date- January 10th, 2016

Key Verse(s)-  Matthew 8:6-10

Speaker- Tommy Clark

 

No matter how powerful a person is, there are some things he or she still can’t control. Jesus met a man like that. But at the end of the day, someone he cared about was really sick and there was nothing he could do to change that. However, he understood something about authority that we could all learn from. He understood that when his ability had run out, Jesus’ ability kept going. And trusting Him to be in charge flipped everything.

Message- Mud Bath

Date- January 17th, 2016

Key Verse(s)-John 9:1-7, John 9:30-34

Speaker- Tommy Clark

 

Why do bad things happen to good people? This is a question that has plagued everyone’s mind at some point in their life. It’s complicated, it’s a gray area, and there has never been an answer to satisfy the question. The disciples had the same question for Jesus when they came across a man born blind. Jesus responded with not only words, but action to accompany it. Sometimes the way we see things in our eyes is not the same way God sees it with His.

Message- Losing Control

Date- January 24th, 2016

Key Verse(s)-  Mark 10:17-22

Speaker- Tommy Clark

 

Everyone dreams about what they want to be when they grow up. Whatever it is, chances are you want to become someone or do something that you feel is important. Something that matters. Jesus met a man who had already met his goal. He was rich, powerful, well known and important. But surprisingly, Jesus said he still lacked something. This young man had achieved everything that he thought mattered, but through his story we find that God wants more for us than just achievement or fame. He wants us to pursue Him first.

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