Tag Archives: Elevation Church

#NotNetflix

I was reading a one page bio in the Strategist section of New York magazine when it struck me… Under Lightning Round, I learned the subject’s age, roommates, recent splurge, favorite thing about summer in New York, and… drum roll… … Continue reading

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Base motion

In the sermon Chain Reactions Pastor Steven Furtick of Elevation Church, Charlotte, NC, described the importance of perspective. He showed how our perspective (state of mind) is a product of our connections (how we relate our surroundings to our perceptions). Pastor Furtick used the experiences of … Continue reading

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God’s overreaction?

I saw a great sermon from Larry Brey, campus pastor at the University City campus of Elevation Church. His title was “It’s a cover-up” and he discussed Mark 11:12-25, which describes Jesus’ curse of the fig tree with no fruit. It … Continue reading

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From limitation to potential

When Jesus was crucified, He didn’t just die for our sins, but He took every limitation we could ever face with Him. And when He rose from the grave, He resurrected a greater potential in us than we could ever … Continue reading

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Static vs. dynamic

Pastor Steven Furtick of Elevation Church started a new sermon series, Moodswingers. The first installment was titled “The Great Emoti Con”. He discussed the importance of: guarding your heart (Proverbs 4:23) owning your emotions changing your concentration. He discussed the … Continue reading

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The frustrated tree

John 15 begins: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.” It continues the metaphor by describing us as branches. We are either connected to the vine and are fruitful (our behavior follows Jesus’ command for us to love … Continue reading

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Who commands love?

As part of the Elevation Church series The Power of Same, we’ve been studying John 15. In verse 10 Jesus says: If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love. This is where my inner voice says:  “Okay! Get … Continue reading

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