The Elephant in the Room

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The Elephant in the Room

How is it that a couple you've known for years - who've always seemed so happy - suddenly announce that they're separated? Explain to me how your sister, who lights up Facebook with updates about how great life is out of nowhere, sends you a message saying she's at the end of her rope? Surely these are deeply complex situations. But what's also true is that very often we fail to grasp an essential rule of life: if something big and potentially dangerous shows up in your life where it doesn't belong don't hide it or underestimate it. Deal with it. Don't fool yourself into thinking you can live with an elephant in the room. The thing about big bad powerful problems is that if you don't deal with them eventually they deal with you. In this series we will look at what it means to deal with your "elephant" rather than hide them and how doing so brings glory to God and ease to our souls.

September 25, 2016

Week 3: From Tragedy to Trophy

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: The Elephant in the Room Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Ephesians 2:4–2:10, Genesis 50:20–50:20

September 18, 2016

Week 2 | Confront it with Others

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: The Elephant in the Room Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Ephesians 4:1–4:3, Ephesians 4:25–4:25, Ephesians 4:32–4:32

September 11, 2016

Week 1 | Bring Your Whole Life Into The Light

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: The Elephant in the Room Topic: Queens Parish verse: Ephesians 5:1–5:17

October 14, 2018

Week 3 | Meditating with God

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Words with God Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Psalm 1

October 7, 2018

Week 2 | Praying with Jesus

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Words with God Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Luke 11:1–11:4, Hebrews 7, Hebrews 9

September 30, 2018

Dwelling with God’s Word

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Words with God Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Luke 10:38–10:42

September 23, 2018

Week 3 | Lies

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Dealing with Discontent Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Philippians 4:10–4:13, 1 Timothy 6:6–6:11

September 16, 2018

Week 2 | Loss

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Dealing with Discontent Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Hebrews 11:29–11:40, Psalm 13, Job 1:21

September 9, 2018

Week 1 | Longing

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Dealing with Discontent Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 2 Samuel 11:1–11:3, 1 Timothy 6:6–6:11, Psalm 23:1–23:4

August 26, 2018

Week 2 | Choose our Attitude

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Heart Your Hood 2018 Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Galatians 5:13–5:26

August 19, 2018

Week 1 | Change the World

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Heart Your Hood 2018 Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 2 Corinthians 5:17–5:21, Acts 1:6–1:11

August 5, 2018

Week 5 | Psalm 22 (Abandonment)

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Summer in the Psalms Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Psalm 22