Journey Christian Church
The Positive Kingdom
7.18.21
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  • Journey Online
    Sábado 10:00 AM
  • JOURNEY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
    3828 Leila Pl, Jefferson, LA 70121, USA
    Quinta-feira 10:00 AM
"Positive psychology is the scientific study of what makes life most worth living, focusing on both individual and societal well-being." —Seligman & Csikszentmihalyi
Common Misconceptions:

1.God DID NOT put us on Earth JUST to experience happiness.
2.The Church was NOT established to make you or me happy.
3.The Christian life is NOT
always a happy life.
BIG IDEA:
There are things science says that the Kingdom of God already does.
Mindfulness is “a moment-to-moment awareness of one’s experience without judgment.” —American Psychology Association
Mindfulness = pause & awareness

Practical Activities:
1. Journal
2. Prayer
* By regularly and intentionally engaging with God’s Spirit, we gain clarity and perspective in life.
Optimism = Hope. Hope grows based on our Faith.
Faith is the knowledge of how much God loves you.” —Steve Gallagher

Read the following scriptures:
- Jeremiah 29:11
- Joshua 1:9
- Psalms‬ ‭23:1-4

What do they say about God and His People?
* By regularly and intentionally engaging in God’s Word, our knowledge of how much He loves us grows.
The correlation between social support and happiness was 0.7...most psychology findings are considered significant when they hit 0.3. The point is, the more social support you have, the happier you are.” —Shawn Achor, The Happiness Advantage
* By regularly and intentionally engaging with God’s People, we grow stronger
Choose ONE to do this week:
- We can practice mindfulness when we pray.
- We can practice optimism when we hope.
- We can practice social investment when we love.