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

July 30, 2017

Week 8 | Righteousness

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 4:16–4:25

July 23, 2017

Chaos and Distraction

speaker: Frank Hart Topic: Midtown Parish

July 16, 2017

Week 7 | The Power and Primacy of the Gospel

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 5:1–5:5, Romans 5:12–5:21

July 9, 2017

Week 6 | The Bad News

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 3:21–3:31, Romans 8:1–8:11

July 2, 2017

Week 5 | Law and Gospel

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 10:13–10:15, Romans 9:30–9:33

June 25, 2017

Week 4 | The Old Man

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 6:6–6:14, Romans 8:12–8:17

June 11, 2017

Week 2 | The Human Condition

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 5:1–5:2, Romans 5:6–5:10, Romans 6:1–6:5

June 4, 2017

Week 1 | Exposed

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 1:16–1:17

May 28, 2017

Week 2 | Straining Toward the Goal

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Back and Forth Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Philippians 3:10–3:21

May 21, 2017

Week 1 | Forgetting What’s Behind

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Back and Forth Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Philippians 3:1–3:9