HOPE is Here
Overflow Yourself with Love

Overflow Yourself with Love

January 27, 2021

Greg continues on the topic of "What's Love Got to Do With It?"

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The Greatest of These is Love

The Greatest of These is Love

January 26, 2021

Greg continues on the topic of "What's Love Got to Do With It?" as he relates to the fruits of the Holy Spirit and the importance of LOVE.

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What’s Love Got to Do with It?

What’s Love Got to Do with It?

January 25, 2021

This week Greg reflects on the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness,  Gentleness, and  Self-Control.  Follow along at Galatians 5:22-26 as Greg reviews what God requires of us as it pertains to love.

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How to Listen to God

How to Listen to God

January 22, 2021

Greg continues with the topic of "Listening."  You too can find a word for a year.  Greg asked God to show him what listening looks like.   He shares his insights with the acronym L.I.S.T.E.N.

Listen to see where God is working 
Internal - are you listening with your heart?
S.eek God with all our heart, mind, and soul
Take Notes while listening
Engage - be intentional; be focused
Negotiate toward overcoming obstacles

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Are You Listening?

Are You Listening?

January 21, 2021

Greg talks about his word for the year, "Listen."     When we pray, we must take the time to listen.  Follow along in your Bible as Greg shares a host of scriptures on this topic.

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How is Your Head - How is Your Heart?

How is Your Head - How is Your Heart?

January 20, 2021

Greg wraps up on the six ways to Press Forward in 2021 taken from Ephesians 1:17-19.

1. stay persistent in asking for wisdom
2. persistent prayer involves listening
3. through persistent  prayer you'll get to know Jesus more intimately
4. ask God to enlighten areas in your life that have darkness
5. there is always HOPE when reveal/remove the darkness in your life
6. we have access to God's power when we believe

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Prayer Requires Listening

Prayer Requires Listening

January 19, 2021

Greg continues with the six ways to Press Forward in 2021 taken from Ephesians 1:17-19.

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Press Forward in 2021

Press Forward in 2021

January 18, 2021

Greg shares six ways to press forward taken by Paul's writings in Ephesians 1:17-19.

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God has Plans for You

God has Plans for You

January 15, 2021

Greg wraps up the week on the topic of finding your own special word that provides a vision into your future.  While Greg selected the word, "Listen," he also shares insight into the word "Plan."  Remember, God has plans for you.  Listen and he will guide you.

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Listen for Your Word

Listen for Your Word

January 14, 2021

Greg wraps up his conversation with Sara Gilliam on the topic of selecting your own Word for the Year.  Over the past few days Sara shared how God presented her with her Word for the Year.   You can find your Word simply by listening.  Don't worry, you'll find one.  When Sara's Word came to her, she realized she was standing in her own way.  When she let go and let God guide her, life took care of itself.  God loves us and wants to protect us.  We just need to turn to Him and allow him to do so.

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Your Word Will Help Heal

Your Word Will Help Heal

January 13, 2021

Greg continues on the topic of selecting your word for the year with Sara Gilliam.  She continues to share what she learned going through her storm and how how God helped her select her own Word for the Year.  Your Word can help you and others.

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What Does God Want Your Word to Be?

What Does God Want Your Word to Be?

January 12, 2021

Greg continues his conversation with Sara Gilliam on the topic of how she selected her Word for the New Year and the storms she had bear.

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A Word for the Year

A Word for the Year

January 11, 2021

To start the year off, Greg selects a word to use as his mantra for the new year.  To assist Greg in selecting a word is friend, Sara Gilliam who went through a tough storm only to come out healed and hopeful.  Sara shares how she finds her Word for the Year and uses it to guide her through the storms.

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Nothing Compares to You!

Nothing Compares to You!

January 8, 2021

Greg wraps up the week an the topic of exchanging gifts closing with the gift of "The Compare Game."  Give up the gift to compare yourself with others and replace it with the gift of Gratitude.

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Can Worry Extend Your Life?

Can Worry Extend Your Life?

January 7, 2021

Continuing on the topic of exchanging gifts, Greg reflects on what replaces Worry.  There are many scriptural reflections on letting go of worry.  Follow along with Greg as she shares them.

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What are You Doubting?

What are You Doubting?

January 6, 2021

Greg continues on the topic of returning those emotional gifts that keep us from experiencing all the peace and hope we should have following Jesus.  Today's emotional gift exchange is worry.

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Exchange Fear for Faith

Exchange Fear for Faith

January 5, 2021

Greg continues on the topic of returning those gifts that keep us from experiencing all the peace and hope we should have following Jesus.  Yesterday he talked about returning fear.  Today he reminds that Faith is a  better choice.

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Returning Unwanted Gifts

Returning Unwanted Gifts

January 4, 2021

Greg talks about those gifts we want to return.  He starts with the gift of Fear.    God is not a give the power of fear, but the power of LOVE.   Check out 2 Timothy 1:7, Isaiah 41:10, and Philippians 4:13 just to name a few.  And remember, F.E.A.R. means False Evidence Appearing Rear.

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It is Okay to Ask for Help

It is Okay to Ask for Help

January 1, 2021

Greg continues his conversation with Danny Dodson about how alcohol affected his marriage, his children and nearly destroyed his life.  He finally asked for help because he recognized he couldn't do it alone.   If you are struggling with alcohol and need help, feel free to reach out to Danny at danny.dodson1@gmail.com.

Listen to more of Danny Dodson's story:
It Snuck Up on Me
https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/it-snuck-up-on-me/?token=018b3a1034f6a1bc1005ce746aa6bb9
Repairing the Damage
https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/repairing-the-damage/?token=ac394cd7d55e19eca446b1856909a484

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If Only We Had Known

If Only We Had Known

December 31, 2020

Did you know that in Kentucky, suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 10-34?  This is a topic that needs to be discussed in the churches.  Greg shares some strong words of encouragement about this topic and how if you, or someone you love or know has lost hope, can find strength to hang on.    Using the acronym H.O.P.E., remember these steps to help you find yourself out of the fog.  

H.O.P.E.
H.old On
O.pen up to one person
P.ut yourself in a new environment
E.xpect to see changes

Website:  www.suicidology.org

Visit the National Suicide Prevention website at www.SuicidePreventionLifeline.org.   There you can find resources for yourself or someone else.    You can also contact them via telephone and text.  

National Suicide 800-273-TALK (8255)
National Text Hotline:  Text HOME to 741747

Dr. Melina Moore interviews:
My Friend is Suicidal: https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/my-friend-is-suicidal/
When Children are Suicidal: https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/when-children-are-suicidal/
The Suicide Funeral: https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/the-suicide-funeral/
Let's Talk Suicide: https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/lets-talk-suicide/
There is Help: https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/there-is-help-1600964856/
Those Left Behind: https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/those-left-behind/

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