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How do you describe yourself to others? While you might be a parent, friend, coworker, or neighbor, none of these roles can define who you are as a child of God. Instead, a Christian's self-portrait ought to be based on his or her personal, intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. Believe God's best for your life. He has. Join Desiree Hillhouse and the GIFT Class as she continues our series on "Our Identity in Christ." Invite a friend! All are welcome!

Not My Way

| by Victoria Osteen

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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I was talking to a beautiful young woman the other day, and it was interesting the insight she had about herself. She said, "I have a strong personality, and I always want to win. And there's something wonderful about being right all the time. Both give me such a great feeling." Then she paused. "But I'm realizing that those traits are beginning to slowly ruin my marriage. They're changing the atmosphere in our home and beginning to negatively affect my husband and children." She was fortunate to realize this when she did. If you have to win every argument, you'll devastate your spouse. If you have to be right all the time, you're making others, including your children, feel wrong. It's too costly. It isn't worth the price of your marriage, your family, your children, or your job.

It's interesting in our relationships as husbands and wives, with our families, coworkers, and business partners, we start out with the same goals in mind. We want to be successful, to love each other, to raise thriving kids, and to have financial security. But somewhere along the way, we get in conflict because we differ in our personalities, our perspectives, and the way we like to do things. We have to have our way and win. We have to be the right one. And that puts us in conflict and gets us off course, taking us away from the desired outcome.

The apostle Paul has a word for all of us: "Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace" (Ephesians 4:3). If we're going to achieve unity, we have to take the initiative to do what it takes to make the peace. We have to learn how to reconcile our differences and honor God. It's about unity, and the only way we're going to find unity is through the bonds of peace. Unity doesn't mean we're all going to agree on everything. We have different opinions and different ways of doing things. So we have to learn the way of peace that's going to bind us together.

When you know that you're about to have a difficult conversation, you need to say, "God, it doesn't have to go my way, and I can let them be right. There are more ways than just my way." Sometimes during the conversation you have to say, "God, this isn't the way I would do it. But I'm going to zip it up, because I'm going to keep the unity through the bond of peace. I'm not going to fight for my way. I leave this in Your hands." That peace will bind us together.

Better Together!

Laughing, Loving, Learning

Join like-minded women as we address the issues we face. Our exciting panels, dramas and ministry will help you apply God’s principles to your everyday life!


Growing in Faith Together

Calling all of God's beautiful daughters! Join us in the GIFT class where you will meet new friends, have fun and Grow in Faith Together.

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Strengthening Women in the Workplace

The League will provide networking opportunities that allow you to glean from seasoned businesswomen, be inspired, challenged and help you achieve your potential.


Wisdom Through Every Season

Beginning April 8th, join our new moms group every Sunday at 10:15am in room 3001A. We want to come alongside you on your parenting journey. Your family needs you now more than ever - and besides, good things are coming. The Bible promises that if we don't give up, we'll reap a harvest of joy! Galatians 6:9

About the Women's Ministry

The Women's Ministry is a place to connect and share, to be rejuvenated, inspired and equipped to manage the many hats we wear as women. No matter what age or state of life you're in, we have a place for you!


Better Together - Laughing, Loving, Learning
Wed, 6:30 pm in The Chapel (3rd Floor)

The GIFT - Growing in Faith Together
Sun, 10:15am in The Chapel (3rd Floor)

The League - Strengthening Women in the Workplace
1st Thursday of every month, 7pm in The Chapel (3rd Floor)

MomWise - Wisdom Through Every Season
Sun, 10:15am in Room 3001A (3rd Floor) beginning April 8th


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