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Flip Side: Part 3: Anger to Tranquility
Sunday, April 22, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Leonard Ingram, founder of the Anger Institute of Chicago, contends that 1 out of every 7 Americans is on the verge of exploding in an act of rage. How about you? Are you angry? Are you a spewer or stuffer when it comes to dealing with your anger? This message will talk about life on the flip side of rage.

Flip Side: Part 2: Pride to Humility
Sunday, April 15, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

What is the deepest, darkest, most dysfunctional sin that we have to face? Pride. It is also the oldest sin and is the foundation of all other sins. This message will talk about life on the flip side of pride.

Flip Side: Part 1: Death to Life
Sunday, April 8, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

When you look into the mirror, what do you see? Rage? Laziness? Envy? Greed? Lust? We all have deep-seated issues that can mark our lives and control us. But what if your life could be different? What if there was power to change? We invite you to join us for this sermon series called, The Flip Side. We pray you will see and experience what life looks like on the flip side!

NU ME: Part 10: It Can Happen: Romans 8:31-39
Sunday, April 1, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

This is the conclusion of the sermon series called NU ME that has explored how we can experience change as God makes us new. This final sermon asks some important questions about change.

NU ME: Part 9: Hope in Suffering: Romans 8:18-30
Sunday, March 25, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Jesus warned, “...In this world you will have trouble..." (John 16:33 - NIV). Life can be hard. Maybe you are facing adversity now. This message we will talk about when life gets difficult.

Mark 5 (Seeking After Jesus)
Sunday, March 18, 2012 :: Dustin Jones
NU ME: Part 7: Life in the Spirit: Romans 8:5-13
Sunday, February 26, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

One of the most important lessons you can ever learn in Christian growth and transformation is that you cannot live life in your own power. Instead, the secret of Christian living is letting the Holy Spirit live through you.

NU ME: Part 6: No Condemnation: Romans 8:1-4
Sunday, February 19, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Guilt is a powerful force. Is guilt bad or does it have any value? This message will talk about what to do with the feelings of condemnation that tend to weigh us down.

NU ME: Part 5: Why Willpower Doesn't Work: Romans 7:14-25
Sunday, February 12, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

I don’t want to do bad things…but I do! I want to do good things…but I don’t! Sound familiar? This message will talk about why willpower doesn’t work and what to do about it.

NU ME: Part 4: Why Rules Don't Work: Romans 6:15-7:13
Sunday, February 5, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

When it comes to change or doing the right thing, many people think it is about keeping rules, regulations, rituals, or even practicing religion. This message will talk about this whole idea of rule-keeping and whether or not it works.

NU ME: Part 3: Breaking the Power of Sin: Romans 6:1-14
Sunday, January 29, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

You are a Christian. You are a Christ follower, but how come you don’t always follow? Why does sin seem to have such a grip on you? This message will talk about breaking the power of sin over your life.

NU ME: Part 2: Why Change Is So Hard: Romans 5:6-21
Sunday, January 22, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Most people struggle with change. Change is so hard. Why is this? This message answers this question.

NU ME: Part 1: It Starts with Me: Romans 1:1, 7, 16-17
Sunday, January 15, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Want to make any changes? One of the most common complaints is that people feel powerless to change. We find ourselves stuck in ruts of unproductive and unhealthy patterns of behavior. This message kicks off a sermon series that will explore how we can experience change as God makes us new.

Refresh: Part 2
Sunday, January 8, 2012 :: Dustin Jones

Feel stuck and stagnate? Ready for something new and different for your life? Tired of the status quo and mediocrity? God says, “I will refresh the weary…”

Refresh: Part 1
Sunday, January 1, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Feel stuck and stagnate? Ready for something new and different for your life? Tired of the status quo and mediocrity? God says, “I will refresh the weary…”

Living Beyond Belief: Part 4: Relating OUT to the World
Sunday, September 4, 2011 :: Brian Lightsey

The life God wants us to live starts...now...and God desires us to live lives beyond just believing. We are to experience life in Jesus Christ. How do we do that? It starts with relating UP to God and relating In to others. But it can't stop there. We must relate OUT to the world.

Grand Opening: Experience Life - Give Life
Sunday, August 28, 2011 :: Brian Lightsey

This is the celebration of the Grand Opening of Life Church. What does God want us to do as a church? We cast the vision of experiencing life and giving life!

Living Beyond Belief: Part 3: Relating IN to Others
Sunday, August 21, 2011 :: Brian Lightsey

The life God wants us to live starts...now...and God desires us to live lives beyond just believing. We are to experience life in Jesus Christ. How do we do that? It starts with relating UP to God. But we also must relate IN to others.

Living Beyond Belief: Part 2: Relating UP to God
Sunday, August 14, 2011 :: Brian Lightsey

The life God wants us to live starts...now...and God desires us to live lives beyond just believing. We are to experience life in Jesus Christ. How do we do that? It starts with relating UP to God.

Living Beyond Belief: Part 1: Intro
Sunday, August 7, 2011 :: Brian Lightsey

"I believe in God. I have put my faith in Jesus." Many of us could say something like this. We have a belief in God. But seriously, what difference does it make? What does it mean to believe in God? This message will talk about what life looks like for someone who doesn't just want to believe, but wants to experience real life.

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Kairos Women's Prison Mission Trip
A Christian Prison Ministry bringing Christ's love and forgiveness to incarcerated residents at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Hobby Unit in Marlin, Texas. For more information contact Elaine Schlung (admin@yourlifechurch.org)

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