The Great Adventure Pt. 2: Follow the Flame

Numbers 9:15-23 (KJV)
The children of Israel had one key job: Stay under the pillar of fire.
Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
1 Corinthians 3:16 (KJV)
John 16:13 (AMP)
Acts 2:1-3 (AMP)
Acts 8:29 (KJV)
Acts 11:12 (KJV)
Acts 16:6 (KJV)
Your spirit is alive to God.You are His tabernacle. The fire of God is symbolic of the will of God and when you are under it, your heart knows it.
Exodus 3:1-4 (NLT)
God didn’t speak through the Fire until Moses came to get a closer look.

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The Great Adventure Pt. 1: The 3rd Son

Philippians 1:23-25

It’s better to be used by God than to be blessed by God.

3 John 1

The two most important things to find and stay connected to in this life are:
1. God the Father
2. God’s plan for your life

Luke 15:21-22
Luke 15:25-28

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

It’s wrong to have the entire focus of our Christianity to be the elimination of sin and the pursuit of the best. Jesus desires to give us a grace for both of those things, but also an unbridled passion for the reconciliation of the lost and hurting.

Safest place to be in all the will of God.

Jesus didn’t come to make us safe, He came to make us meaningful.

Hebrews 11:32-38

Is it safe?

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Anything but Average Pt. 7: Jen Tringale

God’s plan is always progressing
God is always moving us somewhere
God is a good God and He has good things for you
1 Corinthians 2:9-10 (KJV)
Am I Lord of your life?
Is that in title only or is that a functioning position?
You next steps is going to require your generosity
Generous Trust & Faith
Generosity requires 3 things
    1. Time
    2. Talent
    3. Treasure
When God knows He can trust you, He will level jump you in your calling
When you are generous with God, He is generous with you

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Anything but Average Pt. 6: Dustin McCain

Psalm 139:14-16 NIV
Matthews 10:30 NIV
Ephesians 1:4 MSG
Matthews 7:24-27 NIV
“The difference between where you are and where God wants you to be, may be the painful decision that you are refusing to make”

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Anything but Average Pt. 5: Pastor Marcus Whitman

Ephesians 3:14-15 (NIV)
Ephesians 3:14-15 (AMPC)
     * The actions and activities assigned to a person.
     * A part you play
     * A job or function
     * A task or duty you are required or expected to perform or do.
The 3 P’s of Fatherhood
    1. Provider: Philippians 4:19 El Shadi
    2. Protector: Psalm 91
    3. Pattern: John 5:19/12:50
John 5:17-19 (NLT)
Romans 8:14-16 (NIV)
Point #1 God’s not just God, He’s your daddy
Point #2 The role & responsibility of a father is to be Honored and Valued
Point #3 One of the greatest characteristics of God the Father is that He is a Faithful Father to us His children
1 Corinthians 1:9 (AMPC)
1 Thessalonians 5:24 (NIV) & (Message)
Point #4 Integrity gives us the ability to assume our Roles & Fulfill our Responsibility as a Father
    * Words & Actions Match
    * Beliefs & Behavior Match
    * Principles & Practice Match

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Anything but Average Pt. 4: Scott Webb

Ezekiel 36:25-27 (KJV)
2 Corinthians 5:17-18 (KJV)
1. New heart
2. New Spirit
3. New Creature
Heart- The Greek word for heart is Kardia.
Mark 11
Romans 10
Proverbs 4
Hebrews 12:1-3 (KJV)
Race- An exhortation or effort towards a goal.
God created you to finish and to win.
Philippians 4:13
Quit trying just DO!

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Anything But Average Pt. 3: Anything but Average Goals

Success is: Growing to your fullest potential
Significance is: Sowing seeds that benefit others and enhance the Kingdom of God
There is no true success without discipline.
Hebrews 12:1
Hebrews 12 offers two examples
1. Jesus: He was successful and obviously very disciplined.
2. Esau: He was unsuccessful and undisciplined.
Hebrews 12:2
Jesus lived on purpose for a purpose. He had a goal set before Him that He was focused on. This led to a disciplined life that made His goal a reality.
Esau lived for pleasure. He lost sight of the goal that was set before him. This led to an undisciplined life which cost him his goal.
Proverbs 29:18 in the New American Standard
Everyone needs clearly defined written goals.
Zig Ziglar: You cannot make it as wandering generality. To be successful you must be a meaningful specific.
JC Penny: You give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you someone who will make history. You give me someone without goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.
In the 1970’s Edwin Lock and Gary Latham studied success and found that people who were producing results across different fields had something in common. Something they called SMART goals.
They turned vague aspirations into concrete plans.
S: Specific
M: Measurable
Regular checkups to see am I not working my strategy or is my strategy not working?
Recruit as many people as possible for three things.
1. Encouragement
2. Accountability
3. Ideas
A: Attainable
Set stretch goals. Goals that make you think and pray. If you don’t have to pray about your goal, get a new goal.
R: Resourced
Take your time and resources and point them at a few key things.
T: Tim Bound
400 in a year
100 this quarter
34 this month
9 this week
Which one do you think creates more urgency and therefore more creativity and thought.

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