September 16, 2018: Don’t Think Like the Dead Guy

Presented by Casey Kluver (00:51)

The Bible speaks of having a renewed mind, putting off the new self and taking off the old. The question is, how exactly do we do this? In this week’s message, Pastor Casey tackles strategy to having a renewed mind.

Staying close to the Gospel and living your life focused on what Jesus did for you on the cross is one way to renew your mind. Also, having a biblical perspective of who you are in Christ and remembering that God is for you is another. If we have the perspective that God’s plans are ALWAYS for our good, that we are truly a new creation in Christ and that we have been given everything we need to live this life victoriously, we will truly think differently and love differently, as well. We must set our mind on higher things…the things God thinks about. We must learn to reject the lies of the Enemy and embrace Truth.

In this message, Pastor Casey teaches us just how to do this You dont want to miss these foundational truths.

Scripture reference: Colossians 2:8-10

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Life Groups are Back!

LIFE GroupsLJCF Life Groups start tonight, September 16.

Our two Sunday groups will kick off the 2018 Fall season.  Our three Wednesday groups will start on September 19.

You have a total of 5 groups to pick from!  If you were already apart of a group last season, feel free to keep going to that group.  If you want to try a new group or new night, sign up for the one of your choice.  You can sign up on Sunday mornings or signup using our new Life Group sign up form online.

Our study this season is called “Mission Ready”.  Not only will you build and grow lasting friendships but you will get to talk about how you can become ready to say “Yes” to whereever and whatever Jesus calls you to.  The goal of the Mission Ready study is to discover basic principles that will help you grow in your Christian life.

 

The Groups leaders this year are:

  • Sunday – Wayne and Liz Dudley at Trent and Autumn Olson’s house
  • Sunday – Kirby and Freida Kluver at Thomas and Melissa Hanser’s house
  • Wednesday – Don and Lisa Nolte at Mike and Olivia Sample’s house
  • Wednesday – Ryan and Tasha Miller at Janetta Dudley’s house
  • Wednesday – Evan and Autumn Stewart at Barb and Don Plageman’s house

Join a group today!

September 9, 2018: See What’s Around You

Presented by Casey Kluver (00:48)

The prophet Elisha knew how to see the world with a God focus.  In 2 Kings 6, the people of God are surrounded by an army and everyone is afraid except for Elisha.  When asked why he didn’t fear the enemy army, he said it was because he saw God’s army surrounding the enemy on the hills. God’s angelic army was already on the scene, but Elisha was the only one who could see them because his mind remained focused on God.

Elisha didn’t allow the physical circumstances to define his faith in God. He allowed God to define his faith in God. It is beneficial for us to learn this same principle.  Listen as Casey explains how you can see the power of God around you when trouble comes your way.

Scripture references: 2 Kings 6:13-23; Romans 12:1

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