Don’t Get Eaten Alive!

July 6, 2016 Don’t Get Eaten Alive! (or Four Keys to Resisting the Devil) – Mark Graham (Marble Hill Campus) 1 Peter 5:8-9 NIV Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 9 Resist him, standing firm in the faith . . . Pastors…

Chess or Checkers

June 28, 2016 Chess or Checkers – Jon French (Cape First REMIX) When it comes to your volunteer team do you use them like checkers or chess pieces? In checkers all the pieces move in the same way unless you are the king. In chess each piece has a specific movement and skill set. Many…

How To Pray

June 21, 2016 How to Pray – Eric Burton (Cape First Worship) One of the staples of a Christian’s life should be prayer. While the command and need for prayer should be rather obvious and self-explanatory, how often do we see Christians failing to exercise any form of a prayer life? One of the things…

Power Of Worship

June 14, 2016 Power Of Worship – Aaron Cruz (Sikeston Children/Youth)   Acts 16:25-34 (NIV) About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison…

Water For Elephants

May 31, 2016 Water For Elephants – Aaron Anderson (areaONE Youth) Dry weather makes life difficult for animals of all sizes, but it’s a huge deal to animals such as elephants. A lack of water can seem to be an insurmountable problem. Despite the harsh living conditions created by a drought, nature has equipped elephants…

As Is – No Warranty

May 3, 2016 As Is – No Warranty – Jeff Wilson (Cape First Kids Life) We recently had the opportunity (if you want to call it that) to look for a ‘new-to-me vehicle’. It became necessary because the transmission in our 12 year old car started to fail. For many reasons we decided to replace…

Spiritual Satisfaction

April 26, 2016 Spiritual Satisfaction – Mark Graham (Marble Hill Campus) One of the biggest challenges in our Christian lives – and especially in leadership – is maintaining consistent, personal spiritual growth. Distractions may sidetrack us, frustration may discourage us, opposition may hinder us, offenses may corrupt us, we may lose our focus on the…

Taking the Promise Can Be Tough!

April 19, 2016 Taking the Promise Can Be Tough! – Blake Tiemann (Cape First House of Hope) We all love to hear and read about God’s incredible promises for our lives! We can get excited; we become focused, and even develop a sense of expectancy! Unfortunately so many promises aren’t as easily obtained as they…

The “Distracted Pedestrians” Law

April 12, 2016 The “Distracted Pedestrians” Law – Aaron Cruz (Sikeston Children/Youth) First, some actual state laws you might find silly: Alabama – You can’t wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church. Colorado – Tags may be ripped off of pillows and mattresses. Georgia – You can’t keep an ice cream cone in…

Cyclical Ministry (Knowing when to launch people.)

April 5, 2015 Cyclical Ministry (Knowing when to launch people.) – Eric Burton (Cape First Worship) As ministers, we all have many people within our various areas of ministry that we have become deeply invested in. Over the years of ministry, some have become wonderful friends, some like family, and some we would even call…