Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study (March 22nd, 2017)
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Coffee bar at 6:30 in the auditorium • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Week 10:
“Negativity”

Negativity =
the expression of criticism of or pessimism about something

Are you a negative person?

Reasons for negativity:
• Our Past
• Our Persecution
• Our Peers
• Our Perspective
3 things that provide a proper perspective are:
1. Prayer
3 things that provide a proper perspective are:
1. Prayer
2. Providence
3 things that provide a proper perspective are:
1. Prayer
2. Providence
3. Hope
Practical steps toward optimism include:
• Getting honest feedback from loved ones
• Addressing the source, not the symptoms
• Being vulnerable without playing the victim
• Serving marginalized people
• Limiting or eliminating social media intake
• Avoiding blanket statements
• Distancing yourself from toxic people
• Not always speaking your mind