Christ Community Shawnee Mission
Life Without Control - October 9 | Shawnee Mission
How to Live Life Without Control
Locations & Times
  • Christ Community - Leawood
    8741 Ryckert St, Lenexa, KS 66219, USA
    Saturday 3:00 AM
3rd Annual Brookside Jazz Festival | October 15
Invite your friends to this free festival on Saturday, October 15, 5:00-8:30pm, featuring four bands: Ryan J. Lee, Lisa Henry, the Jazz Disciples, and the Common Good Brass Band.
Homefront Family Night | October 20
Homefront family nights are a great time to come together with your family and have fun as we explore the resources available to you in the Homefront monthly magazines. Your family will enjoy fun crafts, games, and snacks as you grow together in your faith on October 20, from 6:30-8:00pm, at Antioch Library (8700 Shawnee Mission Pkwy). All ages are welcome. Feel free to invite a friend or neighbor to join you.
Conversation Starters – Shawnee Mission Campus
TAKEAWAY: On Sunday, Tim spoke about the difference between making a commitment and giving conditions. How would you articulate the difference between those two actions?

SCRIPTURE: Read Daniel 1:8-21

THINKING BACK: Two weeks ago, we said that God is in absolute control over everything in His universe. How do you see God’s continued control over Daniel’s situation in Daniel 1:8-21?

DRAWING CONNECTIONS: Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the king’s food. In light of this commitment, how did Daniel approach his superiors to request an exception from the royal diet? What can we learn from his actions and demeanor?

MAKE IT PERSONAL: What commitments have you made that shape the way you act in your home, at your workplace, or in your community?

OPENING UP: What prevents you from keeping your commitments to honor God when you face difficult circumstances?

PRAYER: Read Jeremiah 17:7-8. “Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream.It does not fear when heat comes;its leaves are always green.It has no worries in a year of drought,and never fails to bear fruit.”

Pray that God will form you into people who with deep roots, confident in their faith commitments, who continue to bear fruit for the glory of God and the good of your communities.
Title: How to Live Life Without Control
Scripture: Daniel 1:8-21
Speaker: Tim Spanburg,

I. Have A Resolved Heart

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1. God’s word defines the our “no’s”.
2. You need a community to discern a spiritually bi-cultural life.
3. This will never be easy.
III. Remember the Story You Live In

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