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Extreme Generosity

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on having a generous mindset, rather than a selfish mindset.

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We are born with a sinful, selfish mindset… Me first. It takes a relationship with God, through Jesus, to be more generous and giving in life. When you encounter the living God, you grow in faith and in awareness of others, so much so, that you want to give to others, more than receive from them. What kind of mindset do you have? Are you stingy and selfish, or thoughtful and generous with your giving? We want to grow in God and become generous like his Son, Jesus Christ. This happens when we let the Spirit of God lead our lives and lean more into Godly living.

 
 

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Faithful in Service

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on being more faithful in serving others.serve

Jesus tells us to deny ourselves, take up our cross and follow him. We like the following part, but find it harder to do the “deny ourselves” part. Sometimes when we give of our time to others and serve them, we reap a reward of God’s blessing. We walk with God to learn how to give more service away and honor God by blessing others.

 
 

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A Prophetic Word for Today

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on 17 prophets from the Old Testament.

Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 4.05.43 PM.pngWe are in a series on the Heroes of the Faith in Hebrews 11, and the author of Hebrews names the prophets as heroes of faith. We wanted to cover what the prophetic books were about in relation to today’s culture. If you were asked to speak for God as a prophet to your culture, what would you say? Would you have a message of love for today’s generation of people? How can you help people grow in their faith with God, today? What message would you give?

 
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Posted by on March 7, 2018 in Leadership, Media, Sabbath Rest, Sermons

 

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Samuel; The Calling To Serve

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on 1 Samuel 3.

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Samuel the young boy, is beckoned by the LORD, to hear his voice. The priest, Eli, tells young Samuel to say to the LORD, “Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.” Can you say that in your own life? Do you listen when the LORD speaks to you? How do you show character and faith in God when God wants to say something to you? God is loving, gracious and kind. He wants to speak with you and wants you to listen. Are you listening?

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2018 in Leadership, Media, Sabbath Rest, Sermons

 

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Jephthah; Don’t Make Deals With God

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Judges 11.

doorsJephthah was given the power of the Holy Spirit by God, to win a battle against the Ammonites. After receiving the power of God, he turns and makes a deal with God, that whatever comes out the door when he returns from battle, he will give to God as a burnt offering. This is the worst kind of deal to make with God. Who should come out of his front door, but his daughter. God isn’t looking for you to make deals, God is looking for your faithful obedience. God wants you to remain faithful to Him, He doesn’t want to bargain for our stuff.

 
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Posted by on February 7, 2018 in Leadership, Media, Ministry Calling, Sermons

 

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Samson; Where Does Your Strength Reside?

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Judges 13-16.

Screen Shot 2018-02-06 at 3.14.54 PMSamson was a wild man, who was given the power of the Holy Spirit to accomplish various tasks for the Lord over the people of Israel, but he certainly wasn’t a man to emulate your life after. He struggled with issues many of us struggle with today; ego, lust, power, and difficulty with intimate relationships, among other things. We look at the life of Samson so that we can understand where our strength resides. I wonder if you are self aware enough to know what could bring you down? What are the issues in your life that draw you away from God, rather than draw you towards God? Can you determine the strength of God in your life, or do you succumb to weaknesses all the time? Find out with us, where your strength can reside, with God.

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2018 in Leadership, Media, Ministry Calling, Sermons

 

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Finishing Begins By Starting

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Exodus 3-4.

where_you_areWhen we think of New Year’s Resolutions, we often let fear assist us with failing. We don’t want to set goals, or accomplish success because we let fear capture our hearts. Moses knew a little something about this too. When God gave him a goal to accomplish, Moses tried talking his way out of it, many times. Have you ever been there? God reminds us to start where you are, use what you have, and do what you can in order to walk by faith in 2018. Join us this week in discovering God’s bigger purposes for our lives, and you’ll accomplish more as you walk by faith.

 
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Posted by on January 2, 2018 in Leadership, Media, Ministry Calling, Sermons

 

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