It is written on our faces. We are preoccupied, wounded, burdened. We live in the land of the free, but somehow, we are not living freely.
What is keeping us from walking in joy and loving life? It's our all-too-familiar enemy: the past.
But the past has a predictable set of weapons. When we learn how to defend against them, they lose their power over us.
Join us Sundays at TryChurchOnline.com as we learn to Let it Go.
Bible Reading Plans
- Walking Through Spiritual Valleys
As Christ followers, we all prefer mountaintop experiences in our faith. But, it’s usually in the spiritual valleys where we learn and grow, and where our faith expands. After reading this 5-day Plan, you’ll have the insight to handle these spiritual bleak times with grace and hope and be encouraged that God is working in them even if you don’t feel it.
- I Give Up: The Secret Joy of a Surrendered Life
When you feel like you just want to give up, that's a great place to begin. In this 5-day devotional, you will explore what it means to truly surrender your life to God, and how to live a freer life as you open your hands to God—and give up control.
- Reset Your Mind: Overhauling Toxic Thoughts
Do you ever feel like you have little control over the thoughts in your head? In this 5-day Bible reading plan from YouVersion, you’ll learn how to overhaul toxic thoughts, reset your mind, and focus your thinking on Christ.
- A Healing Body – Dr. Henry Cloud
In this Right Now Media video series, psychologist Dr. Henry Cloud teaches that there are biblical solutions to help work through issues like anxiety, loneliness, and depression, and find healing on the other side.
- Uncaged – Jud Wilhite
The cage of your past can rob you of your present and future. Guilt and shame can weigh down your life. But God has promised to forgive. In Christ, there is no condemnation. This video series on Right Now Media explores the freedom of forgiveness and how to move past the past.
- Anxious for Nothing – Max Lucado
Chances are, you or someone you know seriously struggles with anxiety. In this book, author and pastor, Max Lucado, invites readers to delve into Philippians 4:6-7, which says, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
- Emotionally Healthy Spirituality – Pete Scazzero
In this book, Pete Scazzero outlines a model of spirituality that integrates your emotional health and the spiritual practice of slowing down and quieting your life to experience a firsthand relationship with Jesus.
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- Discussion & Study Guide
Want to dig into the weekly themes in more detail? Contact Michael Swearingen to get details about a discussion & study guide for groups.
- Need more help?
Has this teaching series stirred up something in your life that you need more help unpacking? Reach out to Stephanie Dugan, our Director of Care, who can assist with additional resources and care support.