Category: Sunday Sneak Peak

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Flood Family, In the world of scary movies, none transmit pure, unadulterated fear quite like the 1975 classic, Jaws. You might even have that famously simple, famously sinister two-note theme song in your head right now. What is it about Jaws that is so unnerving? It’s because we hardly see the monster – we just...

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Created to Create

Flood Family, I am not what you might call artistic – I can’t draw (even my stick figures are disfigured), I can’t sing, I can no longer play an instrument (so many piano lessons down the drain), and my dancing leaves something to be desired – that “something” being rhythm. By every traditional measure, I...

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Come to Jesus

Flood Family, Have you noticed that the phrase “come-to-Jesus moment” is beginning to show up everywhere? Even in our largely post-Christian culture, people who have no real interest in following Jesus use the phrase to describe having an epiphany or realizing an essential truth – or when they need to come clean and admit failure...

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Moments

Flood Family, If I asked you, “what are the most significant moments in your life so far?” – what would come to mind? There are moments in any life that are significant, that carry particular meaning and symbolism. This is true for churches, too. Consider some of ours: >  On October 22, 2000, Flood opened...

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Put ’em up

Flood Family, The classic 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz brought us many lovable characters that are still a part of our cultural fabric today. I was always partial to the Cowardly Lion, the so-called “King of Beasts” who was in fact quite afraid of just about everything. The Cowardly Lion went to Oz to...

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Panacea

Flood Family, There are a lot of gods and goddesses in Greek mythology – 3,142 of them, to be exact. One is Panacea, the goddess of universal health who had the power of healing any disease or disorder. Over time, her name became synonymous with the idea that somewhere in the world exists a remedy...

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Wishin’ and Hopin’

Flood Family, Sometimes, we treat hoping like wishing – and treat God more like a genie than our Creator. If we want something badly enough, if we hope enough, then just maybe we can convince God to make it happen for us. But what happens when the thing we’re hoping for doesn’t come to pass?...

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Vision Leaks

Flood Family, Andy Stanley is the senior pastor of North Point Community Church, a church that reaches so many for Jesus. 38,000 worshipers. 6 different campuses. It’s the largest church in the Atlanta area and the second largest church in the country. Even with such impressive stats, Andy will be the first to tell you...

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Inside Out

Flood Family, A few years ago, Pixar put out another groundbreaking film, Inside Out. An animated kids movie on the surface, it gave us a deep look at the emotions that guide our “Headquarters”: sadness, disgust, anger, joy – and fear. Fear’s job wasn’t all bad – all he wanted was to protect the little...

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Buried Treasure

Flood Family, National Treasure. Tomb Raider. Pirates of the Caribbean. Indiana Jones. Everyone knows that on a treasure map, x marks the spot – the location of the buried treasure that will ensure wealth beyond our wildest dreams. All we have to do is follow the map, dig up the treasure, and bada bing –...

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