• Today I want to talk about a sober-self assessment. Last week we looked at the warning signs of complacency (a lukewarm faith.) Maybe that thought affected you, maybe it didn’t. Either way, I think there is room to take this conversation to the next level for all of us.


  • “Fasting does not force God’s hand, fasting simply prepares our hearts for his answer.”


  • You're out to dinner with your date. She's the love of your life. You've both been waiting for this night out. You sit, you gaze into her eyes and just then you realize the "big game" is on the TV behind you. Nothing wrong with watching a big game in and of itself. It's just wrong now. Why? When you agreed to dinner you proverbially agreed to a "non-compete clause." We've all been there. In this series, we want to look at the ways we do this on a regular basis with God. Through money, sex, and power, we draw our focus away from God. God deserves a non-compete.