Pastor Dan's Blog contains messages from a new contemporary church in St Louis called Full Life Community Church. The messages are intensely practical applications of the timeless truths of the Bible to 21st century living. I believe that God's truth is powerful enough to change lives, families and cities. I trust that this blog will give you a glimpse of the truth about what's important in life.
What is faith? The dictionary defines faith as “Confident belief in the truth, value, or trustworthiness of a person, an idea, or a thing.” Faith is about believing in someone or something. People believe in all sorts of things. You got up believing that the sun would get up too. You ate some breakfast cereal, made from [...]
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Grow Into A Woman Of Faith
Everyone has temptations, Jesus had temptations, I have temptations, you have temptations. Temptations are part of life, you can’t get away from them. Temptations come in all sorts of sizes and flavors. The traditional seven deadly sins are: pride, envy, anger, laziness, greed, gluttony and lust. Those cover a lot of our temptations.
Temptations come at us in an instant. [...]
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Overcoming Opposition When Following Jesus
God uses a number of tools to help each person grow during their lives. God has a plan and purpose for your life. The only way that you’re going to accomplish that purpose is for you to continue to grow. Growth is a lifelong process. It takes work, you’ve got to stick with it, but the results [...]
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Don’t Waste Your Troubles
You Were Created For Purpose
God wants you to grow in every dimension of your life and growth involves change. Growth and change are good things, they will make your life better. However we tend to resist change. We don’t want to change, we just want our circumstances to change. God doesn’t work that way. He’s more interested in you changing than your [...]
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The Joy Of Thanksgiving
I believe that the event Easter celebrates is the most important event in world history. On Easter we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. If the resurrection had not occurred, we would not be meeting here today. Nor would we remember Jesus Christ or have a New Testament. Without the resurrection, life would be incredibly more [...]
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