Tag: weekend review

WEEKEND REVIEW: When It Gets Too Heavy

This past weekend, we looked at the question: What do you do when things get too heavy? And, what I mean by that is what do you do when you feel overwhelmed, and are just done with it all? What do you do when you feel like you are drowning in the wilderness under all…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: A Challenge and an Opportunity

This past weekend, we continued in our series, IN THE WILD, exploring the wilderness – the dry and difficult places we find ourselves in our lives. And, what we looked at was the journey of the Israelites in Exodus 15-17. At the start of this passage, the Israelites are miraculously saved by God, but then…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: What is the Wilderness?

This past weekend, we began our sermon series, IN THE WILD, looking at how to survive the dry and difficult places in which we find ourselves. We began by exploring this theme of wilderness, learning about how it is a place of lacking, dryness, difficulty, challenge, temptation, and testing. We also saw how it can…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: WITH

This past weekend, we opened up the topic on our second core action: Journey deeply WITH others. And, we did this by exploring Romans 12, and Paul’s call to the Church to create a home in a heartless Empire. To help us better understand the context of this passage, we looked at two fictional, but historically accurate…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: UP

God wants to change the world, and the way He does that is by creating disciples who partner with Him. And, for us here at Bethany, being a disciple means this:  Connect UP daily with God. Journey deeply WITH others. Serve OUT in the community. This past weekend, we explored the first of these three…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: Vulnerability

This past weekend, we looked at the last of our three core values here at Bethany: Vulnerability. That when it comes to who we are and the values that guide us, this is one that we are committed to live by, along with Grace and Discipleship. We explored how vulnerability is revealing who you really are to…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: Grace

This past weekend, we opened up a new sermon series called, “Who We Are,” looking at our core identity and direction. We began by sharing the three core values within our DNA, which we will be unpacking over the next few weeks… Grace Discipleship Vulnerability We also believe that every Christian needs to be engaged in…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: Money

This past weekend, we opened up a difficult conversation around money, finances, wealth, profits, economics, and capitalism. And, since we are in a series looking at nuance (Grey Area), we began by realizing both the subtle power of money, as well as the good of money. Money can do really great things, but it can…

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