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Date: August 2011

Work: Why It Matters, Part 4

Shrewd as a Snake: Getting the Job Done in a Cruel World

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Text: Mark 10:16

To glorify God in work, we must work effectively and wisely overcome the challenges of life.

The Glue of Christian Unity, Part 3

The Word of Christ and Christian Unity

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 3:16-17

We truly worship God when we honor his word and show love for his children.

Work: Why It Matters, Part 3

The Mission: Work as Ministry

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Text: Genesis 2:15

How does your work further the mission of God? Work furthers the mission by providing opportunities to extend common grace, share the word of God, give of our harvest, and much more.

The Glue of Christian Unity, Part 2

Let the Peace of Christ Rule

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Colossians 3:1-17

We don't stay united because we're all so worthy, lovable and we never make mistakes. We stay united as we forbear with each other's shortcomings, forgive each other, and show compassion to one another.

Work: Why It Matters, Part 2

Pursuing the Right Goal: Working for True Glory

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Text: 1 Corinthians 10:31

Our chief goal in life is to glorify God. This lesson attempts to explain why this goal is important, how the goal is often missed in work, and how work actually furthers the chief goal of glorifying God.

The Glue of Christian Unity, Part 1

Christ Above All and in All

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Colossians 3:9-15

What keeps Christians united even in disagreement? In the church, Christ is above all and in all, and people's identities in him are more important than anything else about them.

Work: Why It Matters, Part 1

Foundations for Work: A Glorious Calling

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Text: Genesis 1:26

The value of work has been lost by our culture, and this message attempts to show from the Bible that work is a privilege. In this lesson we give biblical answers to questions such as: Why do we work? What is the purpose of work? And why do I have this specific job?

The Gospel: Power for Peacemaking

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Speaker: Ken Sande

Text: Colossians 1:6-11

Many Christians struggle with conflict because they constantly forget to "power up" the gospel. The gospel motivates peacemaking, and, through the gospel, Jesus models the essential elements of peacemaking.