Preaching Plan 2001-2002
"Moving Beyond Virtual Christianity"
Honesty w/ God
Acts 5:1-11; Mark 8:34-35; Acts 4:32-26
Shrek - as an example of virtual reality (real in effect but not fact)
"Taking Your Life Off Pause"
Follow-through w/ the Christian life; getting off dead-center
Matthew 26:43-46 Philippians 3:13
"Tune Up Your Life"
Truth; absolutes; working from a standard - a reference point in life
Gen. 2:15-17; John 10:27
"Intervention: The God Who Intrudes"
Incarnation; God's pursuit of us; lengths to which God will go
"For the Love of You"
Comparison of what people think their greatest need is and what God says it is -- a Savior
Video clips of people responding to question: "What do you think the world's greatest need is today?
Listening to God; Carrying Christ wherever God sends us; Missions
Rich Mullins - "My Redeemer"
Audio Adrenaline - "Hands & Feet" video
"The Gift Exchange"
God's gift to us; gifts we can give back to Him
Isaiah 9:6-7; John 14:12
Video Clips: "What do you hope to get for Christmas?"
"Right Here, Right Now: A Radical Commitment"
Abandoning our desire for a "safe" relationship w/ God; A decisive response to Christ
Chronicles of Narnia - "Is he safe?"
Song: "Right Here, Right Now"
Possibly a clip of extreme sky-diving or skiing
"An Irresistible Future"
Getting excited about where God is taking us; refusal to sit and miss the best
Clip from "Cocoon" about growing old - wanting to be young again