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ToGather: God Withholds No Good Thing! (January 31, 2021)

Our lesson elaborates on this promise from God. We know that our Father does not withhold sharing his grace and every gift that is for our best good.

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in virtual worship through words and music using YouTube videos encouraging us to recognize that God is our Father who does not withhold from us good things, especially the best things in this life and the life to c

Broken: But NOT Forever!

Why did this brokenness, this pain, this shattering, come upon us if it is not God's intention for us?

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us that sin, both rebellion and missing God's goal of goodness for us, has reaped destruction on all we touch, but that this is not what God intended for us, there is redemption coming!

Where Are You?

Why are our relationships with God such a mess, with each other full of conflict, and with our world so destructive?

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us that sin, both rebellion and missing God's goal of goodness for us, has reaped destruction on all we touch.

Making It Count!

It is simply not true that your best is always good enough; there are countless people every day who could witness to that.

Patrick Odum reminds us that sometimes our best isn't good enough, it doesn't count, unless our focus is on the Lord Jesus and his work, then his resurrection ensures our work is not in vain!

1 Dad Changes Everything

How much power does one man of God have?!

Phil Ware continues his Saved at Sea series and in this third message reminds us of Noah for Father's Day and also emphasizing the importance of godly and righteous men and dads and the power of their influence.

Blame Game

What? I haven't done anything wrong...!

Phil Ware uses a traffic incident and a crazy, cursing woman to help him make a point about blaming others rather than owning our sin and asking forgiveness for it through confession.

Untold Stories: Eve, the Mother of Seth

What can we learn by just a few obscure references in Scripture about Seth? A whole lot of hope!

Phil Ware uses the story of Eve and Seth to give us encouragement for those times when we think we've failed as a parent.

Overcoming Your Heritage

What's up in the forest of your family trees?

Max Lucado writes about Josiah and how he overcame the bad family heritage.

The Aurora Murders

Shouldn't we look a little deeper than simply saying the same ol' things?

Rubel Shelly offers us some wise words in the face of the Aurora murders.

Hardly a Hero

Come on, we can hold up someone better than this as a hero!

Rubel Shelly takes a high profile piece in the news and reminds all who the real heroes are among us.

Where to Place the Blame

Where do you unload the baggage and guilt of our mistakes?

Russ Lawson talks about unloading the blame and guilt of our sin by admitting it and trusting God to handle it, completely.

Treating Symptoms

Can we get past the symptoms and really treat what is going on underneath?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to not settle for merely treating the symptoms, but get to the root causes of our problems.

Excuse Making

Come on, now, let's just admit to the truth!

Rubel Shelly confronts our tendency to make excuses for our sins, mistakes, and errors and then try to use softer words to make them not seem so bad.

Same and Different

How are we all the same and yet all different?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that we are all unique and different and yet we must all take responsibility for our actions.

Turning our Hearts Back to Egypt?

Are you looking back or straining to what's ahead?

Sometimes we find ourselves unhappy with where we are and look back to the good ol' days just like Israel did in turning their hearts back to Egypt.

Blaming Others

Who really is responsible?

We need to quit blaming others and take responsibility for ourselves.