SPIRIT LEAD ME - Wk 3 - Heaven to Earth
The request that “thy will be done” is God’s invitation to join Him in making things down here the way they are up there.
April 27, 2021
SPIRIT LEAD ME - Wk 2 - Speak Faith
Jesus never expected this life to be without struggle, trial, or issues. However, in every station of life, the good or the bad, we must master the art of SPEAKING FAITH. Faith is not merely an expression of our relationship with God. Faith is the starting point to the fulfillment of our covenant.
April 19, 2021
SPIRIT LEAD ME - Wk1 - Grace, Mercy, Peace
There are three things we need to convey as we are Led by the spirit - Grace Mercy & Peace. In every divine appointment, we express Grace, live out Mercy and leave with Peace.
April 12, 2021
THE WAY - Wk4 - The Matthew Principle
Social Justice v. Biblical Justice. Injustice is wrong and always wrong. The real difference isn’t in the application of Justice. But the difference is the definition of INJUSTICE.
March 29, 2021
THE WAY - Wk3 - Lean In To Conflict
Why must we engage in culture and what does it look like? Look to Jesus. Passion moved his heart. He did the unthinkable. Christ intended to write a wrong of culture. But, more importantly, of a corrupt system
March 22, 2021
THE WAY - Wk2 - Don't Get Penned In
The culture is ok with us talking about Jesus as long as you talk about Jesus the same way you would Buda, or Mohamed, or Gandhi. The moment Jesus becomes anything more, problems arise. Worse, the moment you have a problem with Jesus being placed on the same pedestal as all other religious figures, as soon as you start to claim that Jesus has some unique station or claim - Now you are out of your box!
March 15, 2021
THE WAY - Week 1 - Divinely Powerful Weapons
4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. - 2 Corinthians 10:4
March 9, 2021
KINGDOM BUILDERS - Week 4 - Our Mission
You will never be more fruitful than when you are fulfilling God’s plans for your life. Don’t live as someone who can’t measure whether or not they are making a difference.
March 2, 2021
KINGDOM BUILDERS - Week 3 - Our Motivation
Each one of you is a Kingdom Builder. Maybe you have been hurt or abused in some way that your purpose has been amputated from your heart, but that doesn’t mean God doesn’t have something for you to build.
February 22, 2021
KINGDOM BUILDERS - Week 2 - The Gifts
The only excuse for lack of power in Christians is not some warped doctrine that explains away power, but it is us. Our lack of power is because we do not press in for more power.
February 16, 2021
KINGDOM BUILDERS - Week 1 - Created for THE KINGDOM
You were chosen for GOD’S KINGDOM. We were created for a purpose. There are almost 8 billion people on the earth and all of us are different. We are all unique. We all have a different piece of Adam and Eve’s original purpose but through 8 billion different ways.
February 9, 2021
REVEALED - Soli Deo Gloria
The GLORY of God is the infinite worth of God made manifest. When the holiness of God fills the earth for people to see, it is called glory.
February 1, 2021
REVEALED - Solus Christus
Solus Christus, Christ Alone. The gospel is not a message of what we must do for God; the gospel is the good news of what God has done for us. Salvation is not essentially about us; it is about Jesus. Solus Christus
January 25, 2021
REVEALED - Sola Gratia
Sola Gratia, grace alone. Grace is best defined by a juxtaposed definition in the idea of Karma. Karma, you get what you deserve. Grace, getting the opposite of what you deserve.
January 18, 2021
REVEALED - Sola Fide
Sola Fide, faith alone. The only kind of faith that counts for justification is the kind that produces love the kind that bears the fruit of love.
January 11, 2021
REVEALED - Sola Scriptura
5 Solas are slogans (phrases) that emerged from the reformation to summarize the essential doctrine of Christianity. These ideas are central to "SALVATION. 5 SOLAS ARE Sola Scriptura / Scripture Alone Sola Fide / Faith Alone Sola Gratia / Grace Alone Solus Christus / Christ Alone (Christ as King) Soli Deo Gloria / For the Glory of God Alone
January 4, 2021
Shame-Less - Week 2
Repentance isn’t a dirty word. It's a needed action. Repentance is a daily and moment by moment activity.
November 10, 2020
On Earth As It Is In Heaven - Week 1
Jesus entire earthly ministry was focused on the KINGDOM OF GOD. KINGDOM OF HEAVEN - is the establishment of the rule of God here on earth.
October 12, 2020
BREATHE2020 Session 2 - DRY BONES LIVE - Pastor Debbie Lowe
Join us as Pastor Debbie Lowe shares a refreshing word from God. She calls for the the dry bones in our life to LIVE.
September 28, 2020
BREATHE2020 Session 1 - RUAH - Pastor Laurie Hurst
Experience and know the RUAH - the very breath of God. Take time out of your busy life to get refreshed.
September 28, 2020
MADE NEW - Week 4 - Guest Speaker - Pastor Debbie Lowe
Join us as we close out our series MADE NEW with Pastor Debbie Lowe.
September 27, 2020
MADE NEW - wk3 - Adding Value
At an intellectual level many of us know what we “SHOULD DO”, but at a heart level we tend to drift off course. “for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ;” (Ephesians 4:12)
September 21, 2020
MADE NEW - Wk 1 - Search for Significance
OUR HEARTS LONGING TO BELONG is a God given feeling . We were placed here, on the earth, to be significant. We are here to make a difference.
September 9, 2020
ENDURANCE BRINGS HOPE - Wk 5 - Purpose
We love the end result God loves the process. The process is where faith is manifest. In the process, faith is all you have.
September 1, 2020
ENDURANCE BRINGS HOPE - Wk 4 - Lordship
Jesus is never willing to arrive on the scene simply to fix our problems. He also intends to be Lord of everything in our life.
August 24, 2020
ENDURANCE BRINGS HOPE - Wk 3 - Frame of Reference
“If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you” -John 15:19
August 20, 2020
ENDURANCE BRINGS HOPE - Wk 2 - Joy
Let your attitude, your frame of mind, and your experiential relationships be such that those who meet you will learn by the experience that you are not ones of those demanding persons who must have an eye for an eye, tooth for tooth, an exact right for everything.
August 11, 2020
ENDURANCE BRINGS HOPE - Wk 1 - Patience
Pressure or adversity can either destroy you or add to you. What doesn’t kill makes you stronger. Difficult times don’t cause growth. Trusting Jesus in the midst of adversity is what causes growth.
August 4, 2020
Summer Sessions - 100 Million
Everything Jesus taught can be reduced to two commandments. If you adhere to these two, you will fulfill everything that the word of God says. Command 1 - Believe/Commitment to Jesus Command 2 - Walk in love
July 6, 2020
SummerSessions - Week 4 - Passover
We are made worthy because one worth more than all of us put together gave his life for the penalty for our unworthiness. We are made worthy by the blood of the lamb.
July 3, 2020
Summer Sessions - Prayer
Because all of our needs are met in JESUS, our prayer life can and should be more relational and more meaningful.
June 22, 2020
Summer Sessions - Life Gift Of Belief
Belief is the internal compass or gyroscope that keeps our life on a set path. Never worry about the Vision Never get under the pressure of the Vision Never expect to be responsible to pay for the Vision
June 9, 2020
Unshakeable - Week 2
God’s realities (scriptural realities) are not just bits of information for you to remember. God’s realities should become something we experience, something that we sense, feel and that moves us through the day.
May 26, 2020
UNSHAKEABLE - Week 1
everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. - Mike Tyson
May 18, 2020
Guard Your Heart - Week 4
Has your faith in the future promised been replaced by MAN’S philosophy? See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ. (Colossians 2:8)
May 12, 2020
Guard Your Heart - Week 3
Religious people don’t get mad about you preaching Jesus. Just don’t preach Jesus as your source of Righteousness!
May 5, 2020
Guard Your Heart - Week 2
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. (Jeremiah 29:11)
April 28, 2020
Guard Your Heart - Week1
Just because a feeling or thought crossed your mind, does not mean that you changed your decision to believe in your heart.
April 22, 2020
Easter 2020 - Drive-In
He canceled the debt, which listed all the rules we failed to follow. He took away that record with its rules and nailed it to the cross. - Colossians 2:14
April 13, 2020
Good Friday 2020 - Forgiveness
He canceled the debt, which listed all the rules we failed to follow. He took away that record with its rules and nailed it to the cross. - Colossians 2:14 NCV
April 11, 2020
Palm Sunday - 2020
The revelation of Who Jesus Is is the foundation upon which the church is built and the gates of Hell WILL NOT OVERCOME YOU! Your personal revelation of WHO JESUS IS TO YOU. Will determine whether the outcome of your life is created by Jesus or if that plan is overcome and dominated by the Gates of Hell.
April 7, 2020
KitchenTalks - HOW TO MANAGE EMOTIONS AND STRESS IN THE MIDDLE OF PANIC
Join Pastors Nathan & Laurie as they discuss how we can manage our stress & emotions as we all are faced with constant panic.
March 31, 2020
CHRIST OVER COVID - A Distorted View of God
A half-truth made to be the whole truth becomes untrue.
March 30, 2020
CHRIST OVER COVID
We all need to build up our faith in these uncertain times. We are committed to placing Jesus above everything. Jesus above sickness. Jesus above a virus. Jesus above depression. Jesus above all
March 26, 2020
COVID-19 PRAYER NIGHT #2 - Death to a Virus
Let’s pray together and believe this virus is dead, in Jesus' Name!
March 19, 2020
National Day of Prayer Concerning COVOD-19, With Pastor Nathan Hurst
Relisten to the live online night of prayer led by Pastor Nathan Hurst. Join in as he and our online community prayed for our nation amidst the COVID-19 concerns.
March 17, 2020
HeSaidWhat | Week 3 | Don'tFear
"But when Jesus heard this, He answered him, "Do not be afraid any longer; only believe, and she will be made well."_ - Luke 8:50 Like 8:50 could be read a number of ways, Passive - as a soft declarative statement, Please don't fear As a moderate command, You shouldn't fear Or as a definitive command DO NOT FEAR
March 17, 2020
He Said What | Week2 | I Came To Bring A Sword
"Do not think that I have come to bring peace upon the earth." -Matthew 10:34a The ‘sword’ was the division between believers and unbelievers: In the matter of belief in Christ, the whole world was divided against itself; each house had its believers and its unbelievers; and therefore was this holy war sent, that an unholy peace might be broken through.
March 14, 2020
He Said What | Week 1 | Go and Sell Your Possessions
"If you are serious about reaching the goal, go and sell your possessions, give to the poor, and you will have riches in heaven. Then come, follow me!"_ - Matthew 19:21 The Rich Young Ruler was challenged about his wealth and good deeds as a way to reach heaven.
March 14, 2020
MADE FOR MORE | Week 2 | Overcomer
You are CALLED to be an overcomer in EVERY AREA OF LIFE because it is in your SPIRITUAL DNA.
January 15, 2020
MADE FOR MORE | Week 1 | Dignity & Worth
Until you determine the value of a given thing, you don’t know how to treat it.
January 6, 2020
HOLY VISITATION | Week 3 | THE LIGHTS OF CHRISTMAS
If there is anything that characterizes Christmas, it is light, light that has been shown to us in the face of Jesus Christ. Light bespeaks hope and warmth. Jesus, the Light of the World.
December 17, 2019
HOLY VISITATION | Week 2 | THE PEOPLE OF CHRISTMAS
The King has come to turn around the course of human existence and to turn over new possibilities for our being and becoming. The Gospel genealogies illustrate that Jesus is not ashamed to be identified with people impacted by human failure.
December 9, 2019
WORD ON FIRE | Week 2 | Bread Alone
The truth of the Word of God is greater than the facts of our circumstances. Acknowledge the facts, but realize that God cares and has something to say about it in His Word. Find out how God addresses it in His Word and let the Holy Spirit bring it to life in your heart.
November 12, 2019
Seven Experiences | Week 4 | TELL
Remember to tell your story, to your generation and the next, that you are not who you used to be.
September 24, 2019
Seven Experiences | Week 3 | FIRE
Fire - distinguishes between the mere instrumentality of the water, and the spiritual element where the child of the kingdom is baptized
September 17, 2019
Seven Experiences | Week 2 | WATER
Baptism is a symbol of Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection. It means we also have died to our old life and have been raised to live a new life with Jesus.
September 13, 2019
Seven Experiences | Week 1 | CHANGE
"Change isn't change until it's change." - Dr. Edwin Louis Cole
September 3, 2019
Family Feels | Week 4 | FIX THE VOID
You have been divinely shaped for relationships. Relationships, which may have been the greatest source of your fear and pain, are originally designed by God to be your greatest place of safety and joy. This is an example where if you don’t intentionally learn the truth, you will unintentionally believe a lie.
August 27, 2019
Family Feels | Week 2 | “FIRST” PRINCIPLE
When a person experiences actual heart blockage, the heart will grow new blood vessels around a blocked one. Similarly, when we have “relational heart blockage”, we “grow” alternative and “unhealthy” ways to meet our needs.
August 16, 2019
Charism | Week 3 | ARE YOU ZEALOUS
If the Corinthians are as keen as they seem to be on having the spirit work in and through them, the thing they ought to be longing for, praying for, and working towards is that they would all be able to do and say things which make the body of Christ work together in harmony and be built up in love.
July 24, 2019
Charism | Week 2 | YOUR FIRE
Study > pray > seek God’s face > put it into practice, but by all means, stoke the fire .
July 17, 2019
Charism | Week 1 | A MORE EXCELLENT WAY
But be zealous for the gifts - The GREATER GIFTS, And NOW BY A MORE EXCELLENT way I will show you. — (1 Corinthians 12:31)
July 11, 2019
Take Your Mountain | Week 4 | HEADS OR TAILS
The original intent of God's investment in humanity was not to establish a religion, but a nation of people who would love, serve, and honor God.
June 25, 2019
Take Your Mountain | Week 3 | CULTURAL MANDATE
Most of the miracles Jesus did were from the marketplace. Most of his friends were from the marketplace. We, as Christians, have a cultural mandate to effect our marketplace.
June 18, 2019
Take Your Mountain | Week 2 |
Simply put—the invisible God will be made visible thru the lives of His ambassador kids—in every facet of society. -Johnny Enloe
June 10, 2019
Take Your Mountain | Week 1 | MISSIONARY MANDATE
Transformed people, transform culture! Use your authority and you will lose your influence use your influence and you will gain authority. - Loren Cunningham
June 4, 2019
Hope Dreams Big | Week 3 | OVERCOME
God has called you to live a life of an OVERCOMER!
May 21, 2019
Hope Dreams Big | Week 1 | YOUNG & RICH
"It is easier for a camel to get through the eye of a needle than to get into the Kingdom of Heaven." - Ever wonder what Jesus was getting at with this statement. Well, he was talking less about money and more about identity.
May 9, 2019
Healed & Whole | Week 3 | SAYING & BELIEVING
Everything pertaining to healing and living whole is unbelievable and impossible.
April 30, 2019
Easter 2019 | The Resurrection
If Jesus is who he claimed to be, He must back up those claims with tome demonstration. The resurrection was the greatest proof to all the claims made of Jesus.
April 25, 2019
Healed & Whole | Week 2 | THE PROCESS
The truth that has the greatest potential to set you free always has the most potential to offend you.
April 16, 2019
Healed & Whole | Week 1 | DIVINE RIGHT
When Jesus performed the miraculous 37 miracles 23 healings - One speaks of many - Not sure of the number 64% were "healings" Not counting the raising from the dead
April 9, 2019
FEARless | Week 5 | FAILURE
The Fear of Failure is generally a faith issue. Faith always overcomes fear but fearing failure we rarely ask for the impossible.
April 1, 2019
FEARless | Week 4 | LOSS OF CONTROL
“The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.” -George Mueller
March 26, 2019
FEARless | Week 3 | INTIMACY
Today, we are going to let God’s word penetrate our hearts in a life-changing way, and through His word and by His Spirit, we will overcome the fear of intimacy.
March 19, 2019
FEARless | Week 2 | FAILURE
Failure is an event, never a person.
March 11, 2019
FEARless | Week 1 | REJECTION
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. - 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV
March 4, 2019
When People See Jesus | Week 4 | Super-Abounding Grace
Romans 5 begins and ends with two infinite realities that are needed to explain each other, peace and grace.
February 25, 2019
When People See Jesus | Week 3 | A covenant between God and...
By means of the faithful obedience of Israel’s representative, the Messiah, not only has all the glory, all the inheritance, of Adam accrued to the people of God, all the evils that accrued from Adam’s disobedience are undone. - NT Wright
February 19, 2019
When People See Jesus | Week 2 | while We Were Yet Sinners
While we were lost in our sin, Jesus died for us. To understand the full weight of this action is to know who Jesus is.
February 12, 2019
When People See Jesus | Week1 | An Introduction
What is supposed to happen WHEN PEOPLE SEE JESUS? What new perspective are they to have? How are they to act? What are they to believe?
February 5, 2019
Heart & Soul, Wk3 - People Are Drawn
So compassionate that people are drawn from every area of culture to a loving circle of hope, where answers are found, and acceptance is given.
January 22, 2019
Heart & Soul - What Matters To God?
Does what matter to God most, matter most to me? If his purpose is first, how do we pray, believe, and act for that purpose?
January 14, 2019
Heart and Soul - Our Mission & Vision
GFC VISION Our church exists to bring people into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ that empowers and equips them to become who they were created to be through an authentic life of faith. GFC MISSION The mission of Grace Family Church is to be a strong, positive, spirit-filled, legacy building organization/ministry; that believes in the power of Christ to transforms lives, is contemporary in nature and so compassionate that people are drawn from every area of culture to a loving circle of hope, where answers are found, and acceptance is given.
January 7, 2019
The Unbelievable & Imposable is doable in 2019
This is Your Year to Believe the unbelievable and receive the imposable. Everything God asks us to believe is unbelievable. Everything He wants us to receive is impossible.
January 2, 2019
Good News of Great Joy - Christmas2018
Of all the events that have shaped human history, one moment stands above the rest. The moment was not filled with fanfare or frills but fantastic nonetheless.
December 27, 2018
Ugly Sweater - Christmas is an Amplifier
We develop expectations that Christmas is supposed to "feel good" but what do you do when it doesn't?
December 10, 2018
Ugly Sweater - Lust of the Flesh
Lust of the flesh - The desires of our temporal nature that betrays our eternal design, destiny, and purpose.
December 3, 2018
#Blessed - Multiplication
God’s not expecting you to give over and above your tithe without His blessing of your finances first.
November 26, 2018
#Blessed - A GenerousEye
Because God has blessed us with more, we will intentionally give more.
November 19, 2018
#BLESSED - Blessed Test
Wouldn't you think the more blessed you are, the more generous you would be? Studies show clearly as income increases, the percentage of what people give decreases.
November 13, 2018
#BLESSED - Wk1 - Intro
If we as believers can internalize this truth, it can be unquestionably life-changing to realize it is more blessed to give than receive. The key to being #BLESSES is a generous heart.
November 6, 2018
Purpose - Being An Attentive Listener
Once we know we have a purpose in Jesus, we then learn to conquer the fear that stands in our way. Next, we learn to be obedient hearers of his commands.
October 30, 2018
Purpose - 6 Fears Continued
Every adversity, every heartache, every failure carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
October 25, 2018
Purpose - 6 Fears
Self-image and Self-worth often show up in our fears. Where fear grips our heart has a lot to do with how we see ourselves. We know we are free from fear when we are in Christ. Scripture admonishes us to "not fear" well over one hundred times. Depending on the translation, as much as 365 times, If you look to general passages about concerning fear
October 16, 2018
Purpose - An Introduction
We all have a need to LIVE, LOVE, & MATTER LIVE - Truly know your life has Purpose LOVE - Connect in real relationships in Purposeful interaction MATTER - Have true significance through Purposeful action
October 8, 2018
Great Awakening Week 5 - Spiritual Gifts
Spiritual Gifts are an essential tool in the process of sanctification, essential for building up one another, essential for equipping believers to be more effective in our ministry one to another.
October 2, 2018
Great Awakening Week 4 - Speaking in Tongues
More and more people are shying away from tongues. You may hear folks say, "Speaking in tongues is only for emotional religious folks. No real intelligent people would fall for that." Today, We will have an intelligent conversation on the topic. I expect you to use your reason and brain.
September 24, 2018
Great Awakening Week 3 - The Holy Spirit, God In Us
As an extension to his primary mission, the Holy Spirit is at work as God through us. Paul explained, "Through the power of the Holy Spirit who lives within us, carefully guard the precious truth that has been entrusted to you." ( 2 Timothy 1:14) The power of the Holy Spirit, who lives in us, calls us to guard what we have been entrusted.
September 18, 2018
Great Awakening Week 2 - The Person of the Holy Spirit
Spiritual existence is a place where your natural abilities have little influence. You can't do what needs to be done by the natural man. You can't live a supernatural life by physical strength.
September 12, 2018
Great Awakening Week 1 - An Intro
How should we, everyday believers, be Charismatic? In our reading, there is an assumption; it can be done, it should be done it Must be done. Being Charismatic is necessary and vital. So then, how should everyday believers be CHARISMATIC?
September 12, 2018