Eye of the Storm

    09.13.20 | Resources


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    How to Walk with Your One Through Storms
    When you're facing your own storm, it can be hard thinking about even helping someone else through one. But God designed us for community, and there's 3 simple ways to walk with your one through a storm.

    Part 1: Listening | Part 2: Empathy | Part 3: Serving



    Join us for a 5-week short term group as we make connections and have conversation and discussion around our new series Eye of The Storm. 2020 has been the year of STORMS. We are in the midst of at least 4 right now - health, financial, social, and political.  When storms hit our lives (and they are hitting now), Jesus invites us into the eye of the storm, which is a place where He gives us peace, provision, power and purpose. The storms are bigger than us, but they are not bigger than Jesus. 

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    We all face storms in life. However, right now many of us are experiencing more life-changing storms than usual. You can go awhile without experiencing one, but we all know they will eventually come. Jesus knew this as well. In this guided 5-week devotional, spend time each day in reflection and prayer as you move through your storm.

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    Week 1

    Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6

    Week 2

    Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6

    Week 3

    Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6



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    QPR stands for "Question-Persuade-Refer". It is a suicide prevention training that aims to teach people of all ages how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, understand the common causes of suicidal behavior, and how to get help for someone in a crisis situation. This training walks through how to ask someone if they are feeling suicidal, how to persuade someone to tell you if they are in a time of need and where to refer someone to if they are in crisis. *Registration is REQUIRED before attending.*

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    Music has a powerful ability to speak and connect to us in ways we don't expect. Whether you're at the gym, on-the-go, or just at the office, use these weekly playlists as a way to help you connect with God throughout your week. New Eye of the Storm playlist uploaded every Friday.

    Week 1

    Storms Spotify Playlist 

    Week 2

    Storms Spotify Playlist

    Week 3

    Storms Spotify Playlist



    In the Eye of the Storm
    By Max Lucado
    The pink slip comes. The doctor calls. The divorce papers arrive. The check bounces. The life that had been calm is now chaotic. The world that had been serene is now stormy. Assailed by doubts. Pummeled by demands.

    If you've ever wondered if God in heaven can relate to you on earth, In the Eye of the Storm weaves together the four gospel books to illustrate how God knows exactly what it feels like to face a storm in one day: Jesus's crucifixion.

    Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    By Angela Duckworth
    In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”

    Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Duckworth, now a celebrated researcher and professor, describes her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not “genius” but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance.


    10 Prayers to Pray in a Pandemic
    Prayer is an important part of our spiritual journey. Not only do we grow in our relationship with God, but it gives us a peaceful feeling when we tell Him what we're worried about. Use these 10 short and easy prayers to help you in your prayer life as you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Our Spiritual Pandemic of Narcissism
    Now that we’ve been going through the mess of 2020 for almost six months, certain areas have surfaced where – if this is all a big life test – we aren’t exactly getting an “A”. For those who follow Christ, there is one area in particular that deserves attention. It is giving into the temptation to turn inward, to give ourselves over to our emotions and felt needs in ways that aren’t spiritually healthy.