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One Another: Start Over With…

The phrase “one another” appears about 100 times in the earliest Christian writings. “Be devoted to one another”, “honor one another”, “encourage one another”. It’s like one of the results Jesus produced in their lives was connection with other people—like a family. There’s the family you born into and family that you choose along the way. Maybe “family”, maybe “one another” is one of the most interesting things Jesus offers.

Stop and Go: Can't Lose

Change is hard, but we still experience it all the time. In fact, the only reason we resist change isn’t because we lack the strength to endure it, it’s usually because we don’t really care enough for the difference it would make. We COULD start that diet or we COULD break up with him, but is the potential really worth the pain of getting there? As you face this next chapter of your life, don’t ask yourself how hard it will be to change, ask yourself if you have a vision big enough to justify it.

Stop and Go: A Good Goodbye

Whether you’re a person of faith or not, endings can disrupt us and shake us to our core—maybe even shatter us. Whether we choose to stop or the ending happens for us, the change deserves our our attention more than we might want to give it. The past has so much to offer our future, but we have to know how to mine it. Some of the resources we need for the future are waiting where we just were.

Stop and Go: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

Have you ever found yourself waiting for a sign that you should keep going or make a change? Maybe it’s a routine you’ve been trying that isn’t yielding results. Maybe it’s a dream that’s just not fulfilling you the way it should. Maybe it’s a relationship facing challenges! How do you when it’s best to stick with it or cut your losses and make a change? Knowing when to stay and when to go is actually quite simple—it’s not often EASY—but it’s simple.

Stop and Go: Start Fresh

Change is an inevitable part of life. That doesn’t mean we always want it. It doesn’t mean we always choose it. But it’s going to happen. Frequently. As we launch this series—and begin the process of a big change in our church context—we want to face the fact that new things can’t start without some old things ending. And, the more significant the change, the more drastic the end.

One Thing: Mark Lee

What is the gospel? It may not be only about getting us into heaven but about getting heaven into us. Watch the Video Podcast or check out more messages in this series by going to radius.la/media.

One Thing: The Gospel According to Ocean's 11 (Jason Jaggard)

Last week’s talk left us with a cliffhanger (check it out on our podcast): if our greatest calling in life isn’t to simply come to the well and be satisfied but to become a well of God for others, then how do we do it? Jason Jaggard will introduce us to one of the primary tools for becoming a well - which happens to be one of the most under utilized tools in the world. Oh, and he’ll talk about Ocean’s 11.

One Thing: The Gospel According to Willy Wonka (Jason Jaggard)

When I was a kid I’d watch “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and wish I was Charlie. The one who got chosen. Now as an adult I want to be Willy Wonka. The one who gets to choose. Is it possible that God doesn’t just want you to come to the well, but that he wants to you become a well for others? This, to me, is the end game of spiritual innovation, to move from a well drinker to a well builder.

Father's Day: Listen To Your Father

In this special Fathers Day message, Joseph speaks to the heart—the heart of what makes a great Dad and why all of us need it so badly. For the Dads, we all need help knowing how to get stronger. For anyone suffering a void left by an absent of abusive Dad, we need hope that the void can be filled.

Identify: Your Body

n the search for our true identity, one has to wonder if the BODIES we inhabit play any part. We sure think a lot about them—what we can do, what we would change. But our relationship with our bodies is complicated. Maybe if we could change something about our bodies, it would change how we feel about ourselves. We might be on to something.

Identify: My Super Power

There are superheroes among us. YOU are one of them. It’s hard to believe, but you’ve been endowed with some specialty, some hidden “knack”, some superpower that can change the course of your life forever. It’s part of your unique identity. But how do you unlock it? In this message, Joseph reveals the one place you must look to find it.

Identify: Your Purpose

If we’re going to discover our true identity, we have to try and discover our true purpose…if we have one. It’s not enough to talk about our careers—or else we only have purpose when we have a job. So, what could your purpose be? How would you know?

Identify: Your Worth

One of the most important questions you have to answer about your identity is, “How much am I worth?” Are you worth more than what you’ve settled for? Are you worth more than how you’re being treated? Am you worth another chance? We’d all like to answer, “Yes!”, but how can you know for certain? Finding out won’t only change your expectations, but it will radically improve how you love others.

Mother's Day at Radius (Shawna Wingert)

So many of us go through life feeling less than, broken and unseen. Sometimes, the world makes us feel this way. More often, we believe this about ourselves all on our own. In this talk, Shawna reveals her own story and encourages us that God knows us, he hears us, and we are seen.

Identify: Your Dignity

Which one of us, when we were kids, dreamt of growing up to be mediocre?! No way! We wanted to slay dragons and have adventures and fly to the moon! Makes you wonder if we were on to something. Maybe you were born for greatness. You might’ve settled into mediocrity, but it doesn’t mean you’ve stopped longing for something more. In this talk, we uncover the real source of human greatness, human dignity.

Identify: Hide ’n’ Seek

We’ve all tried to “find ourselves”. Maybe that’s what your parents called your college year. Maybe that’s what you call that one tattoo. Maybe that’s how’d you’d describe your last job…or your last marriage.

But the real question is, did you ever find what you were looking for?

For those who on the search—and for those who just gave it up—we offer a series exploring who you really are down deep and why that matters so much.

But before we see who we really are, we need to address why we’d pretend to be anyone else to begin with.

Easter 2019: Alive

When we were kids, we were told stories about Humpty Dumpty, Goldilocks, a little Engine that could—all of them meant to teach us something helpful. Maybe that’s all the resurrection of the dead man, Jesus, amounts to. A metaphor for starting over, or giving yourself a new beginning. In this special Easter message, we take out all the fantasy and fairy tale. Who needs it? The real world—and your real dreams and challenges—need something a little more than myth. You don’t need make believe any more. You need something you can live with.

Cross Road: Call It.

If you saw the miracle of a dead man come back to life, it would be hard to forget. But before the “life” part, Jesus inaugurated a ritual to help us remember the “dead” part. Why should we keep returning to it? Maybe the greatest reason is in the last thing Jesus said while dying. More specifically, maybe the secret is in the very last WORD he uttered—an unforgettable word.