Pause then Promotion . . . The Process of Faith (part 2f)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Peter DeWitt.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Process of Faith (part 2),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. Pause can lead to promotion – if we let it.  A wilderness can lead to a promised land.…

Patience Embraces Preparation . . . The Process of Faith (part 2e)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Peter DeWitt.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Process of Faith (part 2),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. “But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” (James 1:4)…

Patience Brings God’s Promises Full Term . . . The Process of Faith (part 2d)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Peter DeWitt.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Process of Faith (part 2),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. Patience understands that some promises take time to fully develop.  Jesus was the Word become flesh – the…

What Patience Is & Isn’t . . . The Process of Faith (part 2c)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Peter DeWitt.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Process of Faith (part 2),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. Before I share any more about patience and its role in the process of faith, I want to make…

Adding Patience to Faith . . . The Process of Faith (part 2b)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Peter DeWitt.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Process of Faith (part 2),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. So far, our equation for faith has been: His Promises + Our Position in Him = Faith Notice…

Faith Aims then Speaks! . . . The Process of Faith (part 2a)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Peter DeWitt.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Process of Faith (part 2),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. Faith’s trigger is the tongue.  So, when you have faith welling up naturally, what do you do with…

Pride is Equivalent to Insanity . . . The Role of Humility in Our Lives (part 4c)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Brad Ettore.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Role of Humility in Our Lives (part 4),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. HUMILITY SIMPLY: don’t think HIGHER than yourself than you ought to.  Keep God front and…

Illustrations of Humility and Pride . . . The Role of Humility in Our Lives (part 4b)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Brad Ettore.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Role of Humility in Our Lives (part 4),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. Pride and humility are both mirrors – they reflect how we view ourselves and the…

Thinking of Yourself Less . . . The Role of Humility in Our Lives (part 4a)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Brad Ettore.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Role of Humility in Our Lives (part 4),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. There are two main ways that we can cultivate humility: Directly – focus on, learn,…

Get “ME” off Our Minds! . . . The Role of Humility in Our Lives (part 3f)

~ This blog post is an adapted excerpt from a sermon by Brad Ettore.  You can hear the whole sermon, The Role of Humility in Our Lives (part 3),  from Agathos Church – a non-denominational Christian Church in Columbus, Ohio by clicking here. “But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to…