LifeLift

LifeLift

Hosted by: Andy Jenkins

Weekly talks by Andy Jenkins on Grace + Freedom + Purpose + Empowerment. Faith-driven Life-Coaching = move from where you are to where you're designed to be, experience life at the next level

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All things at all times all for good (w/ Adam Hicks)

Adam and I wrap our series of 3 talks here, landing on the premise that “all things work together at all times for your good” (Romans 8:28). Notably, Paul— the author of the verse— didn’t say that— ❌ all things are...
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Development in your disaster (w/ Adam Hicks)

In the previous talk Adam and I discussed the first thing to do when you face trauma— recognize where you are and choose to feel it… We’re promised that Jesus meets us “in the fire,” and the truth is that we’re going...
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You can feel it now or you can feel it later (w/ Adam Hicks)

Last year I met my friend Adam Hicks, a pastor at Desperation Church, in the Green Room at a church facility dedication. We have similar stories… 👉 happily married 👉 doing what you feel like you’re called to do 👉...
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Prayer is less about the words and more about the living relationship

If we took and poll and asked people what prayer is, most of them would say, “Prayer is when I talk to God…” But maybe it’s more about the PRESENCE than it is the words we say. (Especially when we realize that He...
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Hope is a better apologetic than dogma

ometimes it’s not what you say, it’s what you do… And that’s especially true when you live through something. When you exhibit a hope that defies that odds, a disposition that makes no (human and logical) sense yet...
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The “small” in front of you is the door to the “big” that seems beyond your reach

We’re always looking for the next big thing, it seems— a project, a place, or even a person that will help grant us our identity and value. But the “big,” Biblically speaking, often comes through the small. In fact,...
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Vibrant faith is more about transformation and less about information

Last week, I shared the first talk from a small group I co-led over a decade ago. This week, let’s continue… The second week of the “Simple Christianity” series at the Birmingham Dream Center (during our small group...
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“Just let me in your boat”

11 years ago I co-led a small group at the Birmingham Dream Center with three friends. It began small, but then grew… … and continued growing. In fact, within two months, we had 100 people attending our “small group.”...
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How to find and fulfill your purpose

A few weeks ago, my friend Barry Cosper reached out about the LifeLift project. “Can you come talk about it at the minsters conference we do each Monday?” “Sure,” I replied. “And can you bring your Dad?” Dad wrote the...
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Don't look for next-level revelation if you haven't already done what's clear (Presence #5)

So many people are looking for a grand word from the Lord about some secret revelation or the next big thing for their life, but they overlook the things He’s already clearly said. Namely, they side-step— even if...
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Love is the greatest cure for (yet another) cancel culture (Presence #4)

The second facet of the “power, love, sound mind” trifecta is love— something that’s been watered-down in our cancel culture.  In this talk we make four observations related to love. ⭐️   We begin here… ✅ The context...
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You're empowered to perform above your natural capacity (Presence #3)

The longest talk in the entire LifeLift framework follows the shortest. Here, we begin by discussing power, which leads us to the topic of the Holy Spirit.  Listen for five main headings—  ⭐️   The first is this—  ✅...
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