Story

Ed Byus got connected

March 17, 2019

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Ed Byus retired from the U.S. Army and relocated to Greenville. Connect Classes helped him discover what’s next.

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Devotional

Your story is the truth

From Reasons For Your Hope: A 5-Day Study to Discover the Power of Your Story

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Imagine if you were in the crowd when Paul shared his story or when one of his letters was being read to you by a church elder. Paul’s op...

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Your story is about Jesus

From Reasons For Your Hope: A 5-Day Study to Discover the Power of Your Story

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The young woman came running into the marketplace holding her skirt, breathless, sweat on her brow. In her eyes, you could see the wonder...

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Your story is for your freedom

From Reasons For Your Hope: A 5-Day Study to Discover the Power of Your Story

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It’s not hard to feel sorry for the Gerasenes demoniac (Mark 5:5-20). He spent years isolated, hated, feared. He’s chained up like an ani...

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Your story is a calling

From Reasons For Your Hope: A 5-Day Study to Discover the Power of Your Story

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Healing of the man born blind was not what you may call a straightforward “win.” The miracle was undeniably good (John 9:1-34). By desig...

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Your story is a blessing

From Reasons For Your Hope: A 5-Day Study to Discover the Power of Your Story

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Paul’s God-confidence is everywhere in the New Testament. His faith in God has been lived in public from beginning to end, and he is fear...

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Don’t stop chasing your dreams

From Genesis: A 7-Week Devotional

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You had a vision to start a new business. You felt you should go back to school to further your education. You dreamed of starting a chur...

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Your pain is not in vain

From Genesis: A 7-Week Devotional

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Fictional characters who endure hardship and die to save somebody else are often called Christ figures. As Christians, if someone wrote a...

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Sermon

Stories of Purpose

From Chasing Purpose

Sep 1, 2019

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Everyone has a unique purpose. And that means we all have a unique story to tell about our journey of chasing purpose. In this message, C...

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Defusing the Purpose Myth

From Chasing Purpose

Aug 26, 2019

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Do you feel like you missed your destiny because you snipped the wrong wire and exploded your life? In this message, Brad Cooper shows us...

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Your Personal Purpose

From Chasing Purpose

Aug 19, 2019

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Does God have a personal purpose for you? A million times yes! However, many of us fix on transportation questions: "Where am I?" and, "W...

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Article

"Chasing Purpose" toolkit

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You’ve probably heard this before: God created you on purpose, with a purpose, for a purpose! Our five-week series, "Chasing Purpose," w...

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