The Pressure of Pretending

So what does God really want from us?  Many of us have been taught that God’s love is conditioned on our good behavior.  So we end up doing everything we can to appear to be perfect in order to earn God’s love and feel good about ourselves, resulting in a life full of pressure, stress, […]

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The Audacity of Authenticity

This week we begin a new sermon series based on Brené Brown’s bestselling book The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are.  We’ll get started by looking at Brené’s first principle: authenticity. Sermon Reference (not included in the video): Video clip of Keala Settle singing “This Is Me” […]

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