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That Awkward Moment When God Calls You by Name

Does God intend for us to “make disciples of all nations” by preaching – or by just being ourselves? God knows each of us intimately, so when God calls you by name, what is God really calling you to do?

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Sermon from January 18, 2015
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Atlanta, Georgia

That Awkward Moment When You Become Unrecognizable

When you really hear and follow the gospel, you can become as unrecognizable to those around you as Jesus was to his parents when he went to the temple at age 12 “to be in my Father’s house”.

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Sermon from January 4, 2015
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Atlanta, Georgia

Why Christmas is Dangerous

Why is Christmas dangerous? Because the message of Christmas is love. And what makes true love, God’s love, dangerous is what it calls us to do in response to it.

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Sermon for December 21, 2014
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Atlanta, Georgia

The Biggest Obstacle to Feeling Blessed by God

How do you experience joy? How do you feel God’s blessing in your life? If either of these things is unclear, there’s one very simple thing you can do to make both of these things much more apparent.

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Sermon for December 14, 2014
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Atlanta, Georgia

The First Step Toward Peace

On the second Sunday of Advent we light the candle for peace. And the first step toward peace is one we all can take: To change our thinking. It’s what Jesus’ ministry was all about.

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Sermon for December 7, 2014
By Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Atlanta, Georgia

Why We’ll Never Have a Stewardship Campaign

The gospel passage where the Pharisees try to play a trick on Jesus by asking him if it’s right to pay taxes to Caesar has been used in the context of church stewardship campaigns for years. Here’s why we believe it means the opposite: That tithing is a spiritual discipline that is solely between you and God.

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Sermon from October 19, 2014
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Atlanta, Georgia

The Exact Number of Things God Wants You Focused On

It’s not hard to get conflicting messages about what God supposedly wants us focused on at any given moment — but if we listen closely to the Gospel, that exact number of things is actually quite small.

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Sermon from September 14, 2014
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Atlanta, Georgia

490 Reasons You Aren’t Going to Hell

It’s not unusual to have times when you don’t feel as close to God. But God is always on the lookout for you.

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Sermon from September 7, 2014
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Atlanta, Georgia