Self Control

Self-control is more than just self-discipline. Displaying self-control means that we respond rather than react to a situation. Responding involves developing a thoughtful response that is guided by God’s control within us more than emotions. Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus February 28, 2021 Download the Small Group Discussion Questions Here

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Faithfulness

In a world where people have a “what’s in it for me” attitude, we often over promise but under deliver. God’s people are called to be careful about what they promise and what they say and follow through on their word. Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus February 14, 2021 Download the […]

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Kindness and Goodness

As God’s people, we’ve been forgiven and are called to forgive others with the same kindness and compassion that has been extended to us. Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus February 7, 2021 Download the Small Group Discussion Questions Here

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Peace: Addressing Anxiety

There is so much happening in our lives that can cause great anxiety and worry. Peace is God’s answer to the uncertainties that exist all around us. But it is a peace that gives us confidence in God’s wisdom and His sovereign control over our lives. Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus […]

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Joy: Addressing Control

Our world bases its joy upon the circumstances of our lives. When things are good, we experience joy and happiness. But when things are bad, it’s easy for us to experience grief and despair. Is it possible to experience joy regardless of our circumstances? Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus January 17, […]

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Hope From My Life

We all have a past. We all have situations and circumstances that are less than ideal. We all have shame and embarrassment that we work hard to cover up. Yet, Christmas means that Hope does not come from us, but from God himself, and he can work in and through us and our stories as […]

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Hope From a Child

Jesus was born in an obscure village, under questionable circumstances. He was born to parents whose reputation was marred by the scandal of a pregnancy out of wedlock. He came as a light in the darkness as one who has eternally existed. And as the one who would save His people from their sins. Pastor […]

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Hope from the Powerless

Bathsheba’s truth is that she was a victim of a sexual assault; we would call it “rape” today. She was used and taken advantage of by the most powerful man in the world-she was powerless to resist his advances. Yet, she trusted God, and He took care of her and provided for her. She is […]

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Hope From the Least Likely

Christmas means that Hope does not come from us but God himself. It means that our Hope doesn’t depend on our circumstances in life but the God of all creation. Christmas means that He can work in and through us. Our stories are a part of His Story as we put our faith and hope […]

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