We tell stories about how God is moving in people around Blue Ridge, to glorify the One who intimately and graciously loves each one of us. We also hope that these stories will be an encouragement to you no matter where you are on your journey with God.
Up And To The Right: Self-Control And Perseverance
Most of us enjoy hearing the stories of people who have persevered or practiced tremendous self-control in the face of insurmountable odds. But when it comes to applying these virtues in our own complicated and messy lives, it becomes personal, difficult, and far more of a process than we bargained for. God created us with desires and passions that drive us. Harnessing these natural tendencies and making them work for us instead of against us is the fabric of self-control and perseverance. How do we embrace trials and work through them or deny the things that are destructive in our lives? This message will focus on how we do this and why it is vital to fruitful and effective living.