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Famous Last Words: The 7 Last Words of Jesus on the Cross / March -April 2014
A persons last words can at times be the most important and treasured. Is that the same for Jesus? This week we begin a series on the last words of Jesus. In this series pastor Ted unpacks the depth and practical application of the final words Jesus uttered before giving His life. Words that ultimately change the way we see the world.
wk 1 - "Father forgive them..." Notes
/ Life Team Notes
- (Ted Blair) March 9
Lifted Up: Living a Life that Points to the ONE / March 2
The Apostle Paul writing to a church he deeply loves in Philippi reminds them of their great beginnings. Sean unpacks Philippians 1 and Acts 16 to share how to they started and how we can walk in radical love for Christ and point to him in all circumstances.
wk - Lifted Up
Notes / Audio
/ Life Team Notes - (Sean Denny) March 9
Love, Unity & Peace: In Marriage / February 2014
Does love mean you will never fight? Is it okay to fight, if so is there a right way? How can I ensure a future healthy marriage and help to rebuild one? This is a two challenge to better communication with the person you love the most.
wk 1 - The Foundation of Communication Notes
/ Life Team Notes
- (Ted Blair) February 16
NEXT: A Study of 1 Peter / January 2014
Jesus came, lived, died, rose again... now what? How can we move ahead and hear God? What is the clear direction of God and how can we know it? Things do not have to stay the same. We are wired for movement. Peter gives us encouragement and a challenge to to take the next step with God. What's next for our church, our families and... for you?
wk 1 - Next Please! (1 Peter 1)
/ Life Team Notes - (Ted Blair) January 5
wk 5 - Hope In A Hostile World (1 Peter 3:9-4:19)Notes
/ Life Team Notes
- (Ted Blair) February 2
wk 6 - All For One and One For All (1 Peter 5:1-14)
The Edge: / December 29, 2013
What if we stopped playing it safe and stepped out onto the edge. The view from there is amazing... but you have to be willing to take the risk and step out there. Life with Jesus was never meant to be safe, he lived a dangerous life, commissioned dangerous disciples and calls us to leave behind a "zombie" life. You were never meant to be the walking dead.
wk 1 - The Edge - The God Risk (Sean Denny)
Notes / Audio
/ Life Team Break - December 29
Incarnate: / December 2013
He came. He lived this life. The very earth he created was kicked by his feet. The air he gives filled his lungs. A world devastated by our own sin and choices, rescued by God himself... in the flesh. Christmas is God with us. The rescuer has arrived. Christmas is a magnificent solution for a massive problem. Jesus was not just a man... He is God incarnate.
wk 1 - The Real Christmas Light - The Light has come
Notes / Audio /
Life Team Break - (Ted Blair) December 15
wk 2 - Joy To The World - Missing Christmas
Notes / Audio /
Life Team Break - (Ted Blair) December 22
wk 3 - Christmas Eve - The Problem With Christmas
Notes / Audio / Life Team Break (Ted Blair) December 24
I Quit!: / November 2013
Are you a quitter? Maybe you should be. Well, about some things you should be. Are you ready to move past the status quo? The way things are is not the way things have to be. It is time to break free from the things that hold you back. Come see what happens when you’re ready to say, “I quit.”
wk 1 - I quit being quite! - Sharing your faith with others
wk 3 - I quit cheating - on what's important! - Cheater Cheater!
wk 4 - I quit being negative - Gripe, Gripe,Gripe
wk 5 - I quit Lying to Myself - "I'm fine...really..."
Supernatural: The Unseen World / October 2013
When the lights go out, what do you see? What do you think of when you think of the supernatural? Is it real? Is it about ghosts and exorcisms? Is it make believe or imagination? Is it evil? Is it good? What about heaven and hell, are they for real? And, who is the devil? Biblical answers to questions about the Supernatural - This October at Livingway.
wk 1 - This Means War! - Spiritual Warfare 101
Shift: Building a Godly Community: 3 Weeks in Nehemiah / Sept 2013
What is a life changing vision? What does vision mean and what does it take to make one come true? What kind of changes if any does it take to see dreams become reality? You might be surprised - but you can’t do anything you set your mind to… but you can do anything God has called you to do. It’s time to shift our thinking. Join us as we scale the walls of Nehemiah.
wk 1 - A Community To Change the World - Nehemiah 1-4
Notes / Audio / Life Team Notes - (Ted Blair) Sept 15
wk 2 - A Community That's Healthy - Nehemiah 5-8
Notes / Audio / Life Team Notes - (Ted Blair) Sept 22
wk 3 - A Community That's Consistent - Nehemiah 9-13
What's His Name: A Study of the Minor Prophets / Summer 2013
You may have never heard their name before, but they are great men in the Bible. They are hardly talked about and little is known of them. Spend your summer with us traveling around the ancient world walking in the steps of the Biblical prophets rarely heard from. And their adventures are bigger than the Big screen - but true. A time of two Kingdoms - one God - and a hand full of minor prophets with major lessons.
wk 1 - Are you Sure about that? - Joel
Notes / Audio / Life Team Notes - summer break (Ted Blair) June 30
wk 2 - Here Comes the Country Boy - Amos
Notes / Audio / Life Team Notes - summer break (Ted Blair) July 7
wk 3 - You Can Run But You Can Not Hide - Jonah
Notes / Audio / Life Team Notes - summer break (Stan Rogers) July 14
wk 4 - I Take You To Be My Wife - Hosea
Notes / Audio / Life Team Notes - summer break (Ted Blair) July 21
wk 5 - Up From The Ashes - Micah
Notes / Audio / Life Team Notes - summer break (Ted Blair) July 28
wk 6 - Do I Need To Come Down There? - Zephaniah
/ Life Team Notes - summer break (Ted Blair) August 4
wk 7 - City of Blood - Nahum
/ Life Team Notes - summer break (Ted Blair) August 11
wk 8 - Dazed and Confused - Habakkuk
/ Life Team Notes - summer break (Ted Blair) August 18
For Malachi see February 2013
MAKE: A Study in 2 Corinthians / May, June 2013
Getting from where you are to where you want to be can be hard. The making of a deeply devoted follower of Christ, takes time. The process is what shapes us and prepares us. True life change is gained through the journey. Join us as we walk through 2 Corinthians and discover how Christ can and does make us new.
wk 1 - Make Me! -2 Co 1:1-11 (How pain and suffering shapes us)
wk 2 - Make My Day -2 Co 1:12-2:11 (How mistreatment from others shapes us)
wk 3 - Make Cense -2 Co 2:12-3:11 (How change shapes us)
wk 4 - Make a Letter -2 Co 3:12-4:16 (How being teachable shapes us)
wk 5 - It's Not Make Believe -2 Co 4:16-6:2 (How our view of heaven shapes us)
wk 6 - They Make Us or Break Us - 2 Co 6:3-7:16 (How our relationships shape us)
Notes / Audio / Life Team Notes - (Ted Blair) June 2
wk 7 - Make it Count - 2 Co 8-9 (How our generosity shapes us)
Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes - (Ted Blair) June 9
wk 8 - Make a Difference - 2 Co 10-11 (How Leaders / Fathers shape us)
Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes - (Ted Blair) June 16
wk 9 - Make up Your Mind - 2 Co 12-13 (How endurance and courage shapes us)
Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes - (Ted Blair) June 16
Be Transformed / April 28
Can you be changed without transformation? If there is a change from the inside will it always make it's way to the outside? How does change move from the Spirit, to the mind, to heart, and to the life of a person?
wk 1 - Be Transformed / Notes / Audio (Sean Denny) April 21, 2013
Upside-Down Church: The Kingdom Parables / March, April 2013
Everything about the Kingdom of God is backwards from our own nature. To win, we must lose - to be restored, we must be broken - to be great, we must be the least - to be first, we must be the last - to receive, we must give away - to grow, we must understand how little we know - to live, we must die to our-self. His kingdom - God's Kingdom - is upside down.
wk 1 - Down is up
wk 2 - Yeah, sow what?
wk 3 - Three in One Warning
wk 4 - What's Your Price?
Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) March 24, 2013
wk 5 - He's Alive! (EASTER)
Notes / Audio / No Life teams Notes (Ted Blair) March 31, 2013
wk 6 - 490 Times?
wk 7 - Waiting for the Kingdom
Malachi: The Boss has Something to say / February 2013
Four Chapters with some of the most powerful words from God ever spoke. A Strange love letter from a God to His people. Four areas that need to be addressed, that confront our complacency and comfort. Do you dare listen to the messenger, Malachi?
wk 1 - In Your Face
wk 2 - Who Care's
wk 3 - I Want Justice!
wk 4 - All the way to the End
Jump Start: Reviving the New Year / January 2013
My heart is slowing... it's tired... it's worn down... I think I have lost my way... I could use a jump... a jump start. This series deals with core foundations and fresh directions. It's all about reviving what's inside and getting you on track for a new year and mission in life. The New year is here - Start Here
wk 1 - Start Here
Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) December 30, 2012
wk 2 - The Empty Chair
Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes (Sean Denny) January 6, 2013
wk 3 - After the Crash
Notes / Audio / No Life team Notes (Ted Blair) January 13, 2013
wk 4 - The Wanderers
Notes / Audio / No Life team Notes (Ted Blair) January 20, 2013
Vintage Christmas: Christmas in the Gospels / Christmas 2012
What comes to mind when you think of Christmas? What traditions or memories come to mind? What is the image you get of the "nativity"? Do the cards, the songs, and the movies have it right? The next four weeks we are going old school... we are going back to the first Christmas and discovering the true story and what it means for us today. Christmas in the Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Have a very Merry Vintage Christmas.
wk 3 - Luke's One Crazy Night / Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) December 16, 2012
wk 4 - John's Christmas Invite / Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) December 23, 2012
wk 5 - Christmas Eve - The Wait is Over / Notes / Audio (Ted Blair) December 24, 2012
FEAR: Overcoming life's deepest fears / Fall 2012
This Weekend at Livingway we start a new Series - FEAR. We are a society obsessed with fear - from movies, to world events, to things going on inside our heart. Fear can either paralyze us or motivate us to greatness. This series addresses the various types of fears and Gods attitude towards our fearfulness, and principles for overcoming anxiety. I'll see you there... unless you're too afraid.
wk 6 - Fear of Being Alone / Notes / Audio /No Life Teams - Thanksgiving (Ted Blair) November 18, 2012
Be Present: Learning to be in the Now /Fall 2012
Stop. Pay Attention. Focus. Where Are You? Where is your heart? Where is your soul? In a million different places. Distressed. What needs to be done? Who won the game? Talking on the phone. Checking twitter. Updating your status. Wondering what "they" are doing. What's going on "out there." Will I ever get ahead? The past. The future. Distracted. Out of Control. Be still and know that I am God. Rest. Be rooted. Immersed. Listen. Find your true voice. See things you didn't see. Engage. Be. Here. Be Present. Learning to live in the now with God and others.
wk 1 - Present With Others /Notes/ Audio / No Life Teams (Ted Blair) Sept 16, 2012
wk 2 - Present With God /Notes/ Audio /Life Team Notes(Ted Blair) Sept 23, 2012
wk 3 - Present in Church /Notes/ Audio /Life Team Notes(Ted Blair) Sept 30, 2012
Unleashed: How the Church Began (The Book of Acts)/ Spring - Summer (2012)
Jesus rose from the grave, now what? This is the now what. Acts is one of the most exciting books in the New Testament. It is aptly named because Acts is a book of action. It is the story of how the Christian faith moved from a tiny beginning in Jerusalem with a handful of people to the most important city in the world (Rome) in just 30 years. Read this book and you’ll discover how a little band of believers in Jesus changed the course of world history.
wk 2 - The Adventure Begins /Notes/Audio/Life Team Notes
wk 2 - The Adventure Begins /Notes/Audio/Life Team Notes(Ted Blair) April 22, 2012
wk 3 - Ignite /Notes/ Audio /Life Team Notes(Ted Blair) April 29, 2012
wk 5 - Drop Dead Fred /Notes/ Audio /Life Team Notes(Ted Blair) May 20, 2012
wk 6 - The New Normal /Notes/ Audio /Life Team Notes(Ted Blair) May 27, 2012
wk 7 - Growing Pains /Notes/ Audio /Life Team Notes(Ted Blair) June 3, 2012
wk 8 - Are You Serious? /Notes/ Audio /Life Team Notes(Ted Blair) June 10, 2012
wk 9 - The Barney factor /Notes/ Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) June 24, 2012
wk 10 - The Great Escape /
Notes/ Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) July 1, 2012
wk 11 - Being A MVP /Notes/ Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) July 8, 2012
wk 12 - The "Weight" is Over /Notes/ Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) July 15, 2012
wk 13 - God is Doing Big Stuff - /Notes/ Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) July 29, 2012
wk 14 - I Don't Get It /Notes/ Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) August 5, 2012
wk 15 - I'm All Outa' Love /Notes/ Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) August 12, 2012
wk 16 - A Farewell Sermon /Notes/ Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair) August 19, 2012
wk 17 - Horseshoes & Hand Grenades /Notes / Audio / No Life Team Notes (Ted Blair)