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Hope Floats (pt. 2)

Hope Floats (pt. 2)

April 13, 2021

Drowning! Drowning in failure! Is that you?
Do you feel like you’re drowning in your own failures? God can use our failures for His glory – there’s hope! Greg shares Mike Breaux’s message “Hope Floats” where Mike shares three important steps that help us resurface after drowning in failure.

Resource mentioned in today’s broadcast:

  Failing Forward by John Maxwell 

 

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Hope Floats (part 1)

Hope Floats (part 1)

April 12, 2021

Is hope overrated? Greg shares Mike Breaux’s message “Hope Floats” today as we look at how losing hope sometimes happens when we experience personal failures. But hope is the one thing that keeps us going, dulls panic, helps us persevere, gives patience and courage and when we fail, hope picks us up.

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“From COVID to Confetti” Twila Brown, Part 3

“From COVID to Confetti” Twila Brown, Part 3

April 9, 2021

COVID wrecked Twila’s plans for her life. An unexpected pregnancy at age 42… not part of her plan either. Tune in to today’s show as business consultant and coach, Twila Brown, shares how God helped her walk with faith, not fear, through a very unplanned time of her life. What a testimony she shares!

Learn about a great opportunity to get a “Personal Reset” in May 2021 with creating your own Vision Board! 

www.TwilaBrown.com

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“But God, I Had Plans!” – Twila Brown, Part 2

“But God, I Had Plans!” – Twila Brown, Part 2

April 8, 2021

You know how to make God laugh? Tell Him your plans! Business consultant and coach, Twila Brown, must have been cracking God up! Today’s broadcast is all about Twila telling God her plans only to find herself becoming a mom again at age 42 and her husband becoming a dad again at age 52. This baby was not part of the plan. COVID was not part of the plan. Losing her job was not part of her plan. God is still on the throne. Tune in to hear the joy in Twila’s voice as she shares some of the lessons she is learning as she puts God’s plans above her own.

Resources mentioned in today’s program:
Draw the Circle by Mark Batterson
Flashlight Night by Elizabeth Hasselbeck


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“My 5-Minute Ugly Cry to Peace” – Twila Brown, Part 1

“My 5-Minute Ugly Cry to Peace” – Twila Brown, Part 1

April 7, 2021

In order to have a testimony, you have to go through a test… Twila Brown went from Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle brand manager to unemployed overnight. Listen today as Greg interviews Twila as she shares the story of how God helped her walk with faith, not fear, through a very unplanned time of her life. 14 minutes of inspiration coming your way in today’s broadcast!


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God’s Already There (pt. 2)

God’s Already There (pt. 2)

April 6, 2021

“I pray because I can’t help myself… it changes me.” – C.S. Lewis 
Greg continues to give us understanding on how to overcome common obstacles that keep us from trusting God. God loves you right where you are – right now. He’s already there – so what is keeping you from trusting Him and how can you overcome those obstacles? Be ready to take a few notes. This is good!

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God’s Already There (pt. 1)

God’s Already There (pt. 1)

April 5, 2021

Where is God when I need him most? What are the things that most often keep me from trusting God? How am I supposed to pray? In today’s broadcast, Greg gives us insight to help us answer these questions and help us understand that God’s Already There.

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Food For Thoughts: Little Bites of Wisdom

Food For Thoughts: Little Bites of Wisdom

April 2, 2021

“Ask God to change what’s going on inside of you rather than what’s going on around you.”

14 minutes…. Today’s show consists of 14 minutes of golden nuggets, 14 minutes of bite-sized wisdom that will motivate and make you think. 14 minutes that could change your world. Psalm 46:10 “Be still and know that I am God.” Be still for 14 minutes and listen to what God may want to say to you through today’s broadcast.

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The Church is Not a Building - Part 2

The Church is Not a Building - Part 2

April 1, 2021

The goal of Natalie’s Sisters is to see sexually exploited women restored to the Lord. Today, Greg continues talking with Jani Lewis and Rachel Hamilton who take the church to the streets and provide hope and support to the ladies of Lexington. Greg shares several a great opportunities for you to be a part of Natalie’s Sisters. For more information about Natlie's Sisters visit www.Nataliessisters.org.

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The Church is Not a Building

The Church is Not a Building

March 31, 2021

“Nobody dreams of entering the adult entertainment industry” says Jani Lewis, director of Natalie’s Sisters who as a single mom in her early 20’s, worked in clubs to survive. Now Jani and a host of volunteers bring hope to the ladies of Lexington by taking the church to the streets and planting seeds.  For more information about Natlie's Sisters visit www.Nataliessisters.org.

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What’s the Cost?

What’s the Cost?

March 30, 2021

Every decision has a cost. If I know how much something is going to cost me, I’ll make much wiser choices, won’t I? Temptations are not random. Today Greg looks at 3 of Satan’s schemes and challenges us to count the cost of each decision we make. What do you need to examine in your life before it’s too late and you have to pay the cost?

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True Gentleness Needs Intention

True Gentleness Needs Intention

March 29, 2021

In today’s broadcast, Greg looks at the fruit of gentleness. True gentleness needs intention. Sometimes what we need is not more information, but a transformation. Let’s look at the ripple effect of gentleness.

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7 Steps to Staying Faithful

7 Steps to Staying Faithful

March 26, 2021

What has God done for me lately?  Rewind the tape of your life and contemplate the question:   "Is God using my circumstances to change me?"  Join Greg today as he shares 7 steps to staying faithful.  Get ready to take some notes; you're going to want to remember these steps!

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Can I Really Trust God?

Can I Really Trust God?

March 25, 2021

Greg continues on the topic of FAITHFULNESS.  Does faithfulness really boil down to the question "Do I really trust God?" Greg explores faithfulness with our money, with our schedules, in all areas of life. It all starts with making the right decisions.

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I Will Believe It When I See It

I Will Believe It When I See It

March 24, 2021

Continuing with the Fruits of the Spirit, Greg addresses FAITHFULNESS.  As Hebrews 11:1 says, "Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see."  Greg shares a list of 5 things that may cause you to doubt your faith.

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Let’s Get Back to Church

Let’s Get Back to Church

March 23, 2021

Greg continues his conversation with Wally Rendel about getting back to Church post-pandemic.  Refer to Galatians 6:9, " Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up."  

Check out the Resources shared in this show:
www.IntentionalChurches.com
www.BobRussell.org
www.Spire.network with Rick Rusaw
www.ChurchAnswers.com with Thom Rainer
www.CCLeadership.org   (The Christian Church Leadership Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio) Tim Wallingford, Director
www.E2Elders.org with Gary Johnson, Executive Director

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Every Church Ought to be a HOPE Center

Every Church Ought to be a HOPE Center

March 22, 2021

Joining Greg in the studio is a favorite guest on HOPE is Here, Wally Rendel.  Wally shares the divisive issues of 2020 and discouragement that came along with it.  But he also looks at what went well.

Listen to past interviews with Wally:
God Made Us on Purpose
https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/god-made-us-on-purpose/
If You Got a Pulse You’ve Got a Purpose
https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/if-you-got-a-pulse-you-got-a-purpose/
No Fairy Tales
https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/no-fairy-tales/
God Uses a Tragedy as a Testimony
https://hopeishere.podbean.com/e/god-uses-a-tragedy-as-a-testimony/

 

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Is Your Mess Defining You or Refining You?

Is Your Mess Defining You or Refining You?

March 19, 2021

Today Greg shares 4 ways to let your mess be refined and not defined.  It is taken from the book written by Lysa Terkeurst, "Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food."

Find this book on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Made-Crave-Satisfying-Deepest-Desire-ebook/dp/B003U4UTBI

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How Have the Floods Affected You?

How Have the Floods Affected You?

March 18, 2021

After surviving your flood, how is your attitude?  Have you lost hope?  Or have you found gratitude or compassion?  Greg shares ways to hone your attitude after suffering loss.  Remember, if someone is acting ugly on the outside it's because they are hurting on the inside.

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We Get Knocked Down But Are Not Destroyed

We Get Knocked Down But Are Not Destroyed

March 17, 2021

Continuing on the topic of finding God when the floods come in our life.  Today and tomorrow Greg shares 5 Lessons to be learned from 2 Corinthians 4:8-18.

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