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October 2020

The [False] Gospel Of Me

Screenshot 2020-10-18 at 08.02.26The Travis Ferguson Pastoral Dictionary of Opinions, Thoughts, and Meanderings defines the “Gospel of Me” as:

gos·pel · of · me |’gäspəəv mē

noun/verb

  1. A gimme gimme Gospel that wants all the good God has to offer without any of the sacrifice.
  2. A gotta gotta Gospel where an individual looks to his or her own self for salvation, rather than to Jesus.

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This week we to continue to develop a spiritual habit called “Lectio Divina” (Spiritual Reading):

  • Reflect/Meditatio
  • Respond/Oratio
  • Rest/Contemplatio
  • Resolve/Incarnatio

Pastor Burkey & Pastor Travis have found Lectio Divina to be a powerful tool for them to hear God speaking into their daily life as each of them engages in His Word. Here are the guidelines that they use, and the following are six days of passages for this week:

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Day 1: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:12; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 2: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:13; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 3: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:14; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 4: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:15-16; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 5: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:17-18; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 6: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:19-20; Phrase: _________________________________________

You can also listen to this guided audio example:

Previous recent GO DEEPER opportunities:


You can also watch this week's sermon or read the full message & GPS here.


Trunk-or-treat

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The Power Of The Third Chair

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This week Pastor Burkey invites us to pursue the power of life in the third chair as Paul lays out in Philippians 2:1-11:

1st Chair -- Put God in first place in your life. 

2nd Chair -- Place the needs of others before my own.

3rd Chair -- Seek to respond with a humble heart.

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This week we to continue to develop a spiritual habit called “Lectio Divina” (Spiritual Reading):

  • Reflect/Meditatio
  • Respond/Oratio
  • Rest/Contemplatio
  • Resolve/Incarnatio

Pastor Burkey & Pastor Travis have found Lectio Divina to be a powerful tool for them to hear God speaking into their daily life as each of them engages in His Word. Here are the guidelines that they use, and the following are six days of passages for this week:

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ON LECTIO DIVINA.

Day 1: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:1-2; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 2: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:3-4; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 3: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:5; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 4: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:6-8; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 5: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:9-10; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 6: Read/Lectio: Philippians 2:11; Phrase: _________________________________________

You can also listen to this guided audio example:

You can GO DEEPER this week by reading* - Thriving in Babylon: Why Hope, Humility, and Wisdom Matter in a Godless Culture by Larry Osborne.

Previous recent GO DEEPER opportunities:


You can also watch this week's sermon or read the full message & GPS here.


Trunk-or-treat

*Kindle book links are provided by Amazon Associate Links.


Christ’s Will > ?

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This week's Message from Pastor Burkey was centered on "Is Christ's Will greater (>) than my questions (?s) related to: feelings, fear, and/or pain."  This week's GPS will help us to address our questions.

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This week we to continue to develop a spiritual habit called “Lectio Divina” (Spiritual Reading):

  • Reflect/Meditatio
  • Respond/Oratio
  • Rest/Contemplatio
  • Resolve/Incarnatio

Pastor Burkey & Pastor Travis have found Lectio Divina to be a powerful tool for them to hear God speaking into their daily life as each of them engages in His Word. Here are the guidelines that they use, and the following are six days of passages for this week:

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ON LECTIO DIVINA.

Day 1: Read/Lectio: Philippians 1:20; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 2: Read/Lectio: Philippians 1:21; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 3: Read/Lectio: Philippians 1:22-24; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 4: Read/Lectio: Philippians 1:25-26; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 5: Read/Lectio: Philippians 1:27-28; Phrase: ________________________________________

Day 6: Read/Lectio: Philippians 1:29-30; Phrase: _________________________________________

You can also listen to this guided audio example:

You can GO DEEPER this week by reading -- Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God by Henry Blackaby, Richard Blackaby and Claude V. King.

Previous recent GO DEEPER opportunities:


You can also watch this week's sermon or read the full message & GPS here.