Monthly Archives: February 2014

Absent & Abusive Dads

Act Like Men: Part 3

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Absent & Abusive Dads: Why is even Harder to Become a Good Man Than it is to Be One

Sermon Notes – Watermark Community Church – Todd Wagner

Video Link: http://www.watermark.org/media/absent-and-abusive-dads-why-it-is-even-harder-to-become-a-good-man-than-it-is-to-be-one/2019/

1 Corinthians 16:13,14 ESV “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.”

The Problem: Men Today Are In a State Of Confusion

  • The reality of life in this world is that we all have been disappointed or wounded in ways that challenge (not necessarily control) our ability to live strong, healthy and productive lives.

The Solution: Men have to Regain Their Ability to Live Confident Lives


  • A confident man is not full of himself, his is full of faith and lives in truth. A confident man addresses the realities of his past and the responsibilities of the present.
  • It takes courage to face…

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The Truth About Men: Confusion, Crisis & Confidence

Act Like Men: Part 2

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The Truth About Men: Confusion, Crisis, and the Confidence to meet the Challenge

Watermark Community Church – Pastor Todd Wagner

Video Link: http://www.watermark.org/media/the-truth-about-men-confusion-crisis-and-the-confidence-to-meet-the-challenge/2006/

1 Corinthians 16:13 -Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. (1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV)

  • The Problem: Men Today Are in a State of Confusion

1. Some of it has to do withsociety.

  • “Years ago, manhood was an opportunity for achievement, and now it is a problem to be overcome.” – Garrison Keillor
2. Some of it has to do with a lack of vision.
  • “Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are for it shows me what your ideal of manhood is and what kind of man you long to be.” – Thomas Carlyle (Scottish Historian, 1795-1881)
3. A lot of it has to do with Dad.
  • The example…

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Life Groups: A Nutshell Perspective

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There are a lot of books and articles that have been written and are being written about life groups, small groups, cell groups, community groups, impact groups, or egroups. I’ve even read a fair number of these books, white-papers, and blog articles.  Furthermore, I’ve been involved in small group membership and leadership, in one form or another, for years.  At this point in the church community small group revolution, I think I can safely say that small groups, life groups, or whatever you want to call them, are the salvation of the church.

Citing the classic, widely used passage of scripture in Matthew, “Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always…

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