Adversity Gospel #7 – Don’t Waste Your Pain

Adversity Gospel #7 – Don’t Waste Your Pain

This final message of the Adversity Gospel series focuses on the purposes of God that are achieved in your life during times of adversity. Many people waste their pain, don't profit from their problems, don't harvest their hurts, don't advance from their adversity,...

Adversity Gospel #6 – Your Problems Have a Purpose

Adversity Gospel #6 – Your Problems Have a Purpose

God transforms our character to make us more like Christ. This week's message is about the purpose behind our pain and suffering, and what we should do to get through those tough times. Pain motivates us to action like nothing else.   YOUR PROBLEMS HAVE A PURPOSE...

Adversity Gospel #5 – Life is a Struggle

Adversity Gospel #5 – Life is a Struggle

Everyone has struggles in life. In the Bible, Jacob struggled with God and persevered and received a blessing as a result of that. Before we dive into Pastor Todd's message, watch this humorous clip from Here Comes the Boom, to illustrate the message's theme of...

Adversity Gospel #4 – The Path to Peace

Adversity Gospel #4 – The Path to Peace

God uses the adversities, afflictions, sorrows, sufferings and setbacks in our lives for our growth and for His glory. This week Pastor Todd asks, "How do you let go of the pain in your life? How do you move on and get through it? How do you get past the pain so you...

Adversity Gospel #3 – Good Grief

Adversity Gospel #3 – Good Grief

If you want to move in your life from a place of pain to a place of peace, you have to go through the stages of grief: shock, sorrow, struggle, surrender. You are going to go through major losses in your life; loss can include health, job, friends, relationships,...

Adversity Gospel #2 – Helping Others Through Crisis

Adversity Gospel #2 – Helping Others Through Crisis

The most influential events in your life, you didn't see coming. They just hit you right out of the blue. These are events you can't go over, you can't go around, and you can't go by ... you have to go through. Crises are inevitable and even right now, you or someone...

Adversity Gospel #1 – Overcoming

Adversity Gospel #1 – Overcoming

This Sunday was Football Sunday and the first message of Todd's Adversity Gospel sermon series. The past couple of years we have participated in The Increase's Football Sunday events by showing videos of NFL players' stories and how God worked in their lives. This...

Kingdom Come #2 – A Story Told By a Million Breaths

Kingdom Come #2 – A Story Told By a Million Breaths

Jesus' teaching was so centred around the Kingdom of God that it's incredible that we can go through long stretches of faith and not grapple with this major concept. The Kingdom of God isn't just geographic but is a timeframe, something that's so close we can touch it...