The early Christians in Rome did not have it easy. They were persecuted, blamed for crimes they didn't commit, even fed to lions. Yet Jesus painted an encouraging picture of their circumstances; he said they were "the salt of the earth," and "the light of the world." While they were simply trying to stay alive, Jesus was saying that they had been strategically placed by God. Could this be true of your life and your circumstances too? In this message, Andy Stanley explains the influence we may not even know we have.
What if intimacy–real intimacy–was better than we thought? Our hyper-sexualized culture has not only distorted our understanding of true intimacy, it has also fostered a false sense of intimacy, leaving many of us disillusioned, discouraged, and dissatisfied in our relationships. Whether you’re single, dating, engaged, married, or divorced, this series will provide a helpful understanding of true intimacy and some of the essential components for experiencing it.