Presented at Curwensville Alliance on 6/28/20 by Pastor Steve Shields.
When you think of a priest, what comes to mind?
The role of a priest is to facilitate the relationship between the people of God and God.
In this podcast, Pastor Steve will show us the priestly patterns of Jesus. Jesus is the Great High Priest, and as such He gives us a pattern to follow.
How do we follow this pattern in our own lives? We can help others in their relationship with God, intercede for others, help others to connect with God, be empathetic and gracious towards others, and live well.
Presented at Curwensville Alliance on 6/21/20 by Pastor Steve Shields.
Have you ever noticed that Society has a pattern of judgement?
It is a judgement that is constantly consuming but never satisfies and seems never ending. On the other hand, God has a pattern on judging that differs from society.
In this podcast, Pastor Steve will discuss God’s pattern of judging. He will lead us through how God is a righteous Judge, a reluctant Judge, a patient Judge and a compassionate Judge. But how does God’s judging pardon and justify?
Presented at Curwensville Alliance on 6/14/20 by Pastor Steve Shields.
Have you ever wondered how God renews? And what can we learn about Him from His patternof renewal?
In this podcast, Pastor Steve shows us how if we adopt the Pattern of the Master we will give God glory in everything, live a life surrendered to God, be openhanded and generous and be known for mercy and grace!
Presented for Curwensville Alliance on 5/31/20 by Pastor Steve Shields
How do you manage pain? Do you have your own strategies? Have you ever thought that God has some strategies for managing life’s pain?
In this podcast, Pastor Steve will outline 5 God given strategies for managing pain which include to prioritize prayer, prioritize quietness, prioritize awareness, prioritize worship and prioritize others.
Presented for Curwensville Alliance on 5/24/20 by Pastor Steve Shields.
It is during our own pain that we can see the answer to the question of our compassion.
Pain can suffocate compassion by lowering our tolerance, taking our focus off of others pain and hardening our heart.
In this podcast, Pastor Steve leads us through how to adjust our mindset concerning compassion and pain by showing us the ultimate example of compassion that Christ showed to others even during the midst of His own pain.
Presented for Curwensville Alliance on 5/10/20 by Pastor Steve Shields
When you encounter pain, it can show you the priorities in your life. Pain can also show us that God is worthy of being our first priority!
There are surprises that come with making God your priority.
In this podcast, Pastor Steve reveals how pain can interfere with our priorities. He also tells us why God is worthy of being our first priority, and the surprises we encounter in our life when we make God our priority!