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September 21, 2014 –

Relationships & Dating

Relationships & Dating

This is the fourth sermon in a four part sermon series entitled “Sex, Singleness, & Marriage.” When it comes to relationships and dating, most of us are confused at best or downright destructive at worst. Many of us want healthy relationships and marriages, but in a world full of bad examples is it even possible […]

March 23, 2014 –

Relationshift Q & A

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Relationshift Q & A

We’ve spent the last six weeks at Living Hope working through our Relationshift series. The series focused on what the Bible says about relationships, dating and marriage. Our goal was that people would discover that relationships are for marriage and they are to reflect Jesus and his Church. Throughout the series we encouraged our members […]

March 16, 2014 –

Covenant Pursuit

Covenant Pursuit

When it comes to pursuing a godly relationship, most of us get it dead wrong. We stumble, we fumble and we fail, usually because we’re following the world’s methods instead of God’s. The way we start our relationships is critical and it should reflect God’s covenant faithfulness to his people in Christ. For more exclusive […]

March 9, 2014 –

On The Front Lines

On The Front Lines

Missional dating doesn’t work, yet so many young people try to convert someone to Jesus and his mission by dating them. Inevitably, both people end up hurt and sidetracked. Instead of trying to date someone into God’s mission, we should be looking for a spouse who is already on God’s mission. Married couples, likewise, should […]

March 2, 2014 –

Community & Covenant

Community & Covenant

The most God-honoring relationships are the ones that have the most godly input. It’s critical that anyone desiring a relationship gets to know the other person in the community of God’s people. This allows them both to get input from others individually and collectively, shaping them for a Christ-like relationship that honors God and displays […]

February 23, 2014 –

Beginning With the End in Mind

Beginning With the End in Mind

Too many people enter a relationship without having any idea what they’re looking for in a spouse. These relationships usually drift at best or end up in ruins at worst. It’s important that singles prayerfully consider what God wants for them in a marriage before they start searching for a suitable spouse. Dating and married […]

February 16, 2014 –

Growing in Godliness

Growing in Godliness

It’s important for a man or woman to become the right person for their future spouse before he or she starts looking for the right person to be a spouse. A man should strive to become the type of guy he would want his daughters marrying. A woman should strive to become the type of […]

February 9, 2014 –

Passion or Purpose?

Passion or Purpose?

Relationships are not a game. Guys should not be looking for a playmate and girls should not be looking for a boytoy. Singles desiring a relationship should be looking for a godly spouse who can help them grow in holiness and happiness, not someone to simply pass the time with. Godly relationships should lead to […]