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November 29, 2015

Learn the BEHAG behind the meaning of Christmas. This message will help you understand Christmas and the birth of Jesus in a new and very clear way. Pastor Bob explains why Christmas is a marker set in history by God to be celebrated over and over. And the BEHAG is set forward to that you will never again look at Christmas and the birth of Jesus the same way.

 

In this brief twelve minute video message Pastor Bob Shares his concerns and research concerning the 3DMovement of Mike Breen and its connection to 'The Order of Mission." This is detailed on his blog at bobhighlands.com under 3dm warning. This video is designed to inform and show a general overview of 3DM and how dangerous it can be for an existing church or a new church plant.

 

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October 4, 2015

Turn the other cheek, go the second mile, give up your coat also... Was Jesus talking about being weak or meek? Discover that Christian believers are not the doormats of the world and are not supposed to be pansies. Jesus was not telling believers to give up or lay down and surrender. Discover what it means to be a meek believer and why we need to apply what Jesus really meant to our live to become victorious followers of Christ.

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September 27, 2015

We live in a world full of distractions. Each of us has to decide how we will deal with these distractions and how we will deal with distracted people. As believers we have the answer to the key questions and must either be the one who shares or the one who adds to the distractions. Set aside your excuses and discover how simple it is to be helped and to help others.

 

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September 20, 2015

People often get baptized and then take the same attitude as the old mafia boss, "forget about it." They see it as a one time event that is over an done with. The truth is baptism has an effect on the rest of your life as a believer. Discover the 10 key facts about baptism and how it has a life long impact on your life as a follower of Christ.

 

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September 13, 2015

Take two quick Bible quizzes and follow along as Pastor Bob shares the value of the Word of God for the believer. Each believer should know how the Word of God can benefit them, protect them and link them to the God the Father. Discover the life of the believer WITH the Word of God.

 

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September 6, 2015

The Word of God should be central to the life of each believer and to the mission of each church. This is not how it is playing out in our modern times. Pastor Bob explains the need for the word in the life of the believer while he exposing several modern lies being put forward on the church. He focuses in on the 3DMovement and their deceptive approach to planting their DNA into unsuspecting churches, all the while extracting money from congregations to support The Order of Mission and their neo-monastic approach to church life and mission. More information is available on the 3DMovement at bobhighlands.com and then click on the 3DM WARNING button. Pastor Bob has studied the 3DMovement extensively and his materials are well documented and becoming a vital reading for those who have a church that is involved with 3DM or who are considering letting this organization train their local church leaders.

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August 23, 2015

The relationship we have with God is not all that complicated. Pastor Bob describes a simple approach to daily living in this corrupt and immoral world. The answer is not focusing on the negative but discovering the boundaries and five simple steps that every believer should follow as part of their walk with God. Pastor Bob uses Psalm 16 as the backdrop of this message and uses seven simple words to describe how to deal with sinful temptations successfully. Take the time to follow along and learn how you can live a rich life in God's care.

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August 16, 2015

This powerful message points out the great potential in a small church. Often we are drawn to the large in the belief it is better. Pastor Bob points out the ways God uses small items, armies and people to do mighty and great works when surrendered to Him. Follow along as Pastor Bob causes you to laugh, cry and think about the power of a small church in the hands of a powerful and loving God. He shares five keys to the success of a small church in serving God. At the end you will have the opportunity to take the faith challenge he shared with his church. This message will change your view of small and the potential we all have when surrendered to the living God.

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July 26, 2015

Each believer is responsible to produce fruit in their life. The first question is what does that really mean? Pastor Bob outlines the five types of fruit each believer should be producing with their life and how God helps make this possible. Take the time to evaluate your relationship with God and to discover if you need to be cut or pruned by God. If you need to be cut you will need to make some drastic changes immediately. If you need to be pruned you will need to listen and make some clear decisions that will help you in your growth as a believer.

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July 12, 2015

A world full of problems and enemies my surround us. We may have more problems in our personal lives than we know what to do with. Does any of this stop us from being used of God and discovering the Good News that is right in front of us. Pastor Bob shows how four lepers in the Old Testament hold the answer to our living victorious lives filled with Good News.

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July 5, 2015

If every a nation needing to be revived it is the United States. Pastor Bob outlines the reason believers should not and cannot give up hope. From the founding of the nation to recent events Pastor Bob shows the direction necessary to get us back on track. It is a simple approach starting with the words of George Washington and finishing up with three keys every believer needs to apply to their lives. It is not time for the judgment of God but for the commitment of believers to follow the directions to take the message of Christ and share it openly and bodly.

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June 28, 2015

The modern church is under attack and many are only seeing the negative and are growing weary in their faith. The future of the church is summed up in THE MOMENT. Discover the future of the church and why believers should not be discouraged. Pastor Bob prepares you for the future and a life filled with hope.

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June 21, 2015

Is it all a matter of perspective or is there really a way to be happy? Pastor Bob shows the reason there are rules in life and why they are there not to punish us but to make us winners and bring joy to our lives. Discover why the only ones in life who are truly happy and enjoying life are those who have discovered the love of God. This simple message will revive your desire to discover and live a life filled with Joy.

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June 14, 2015

Discover the power of positive in the life of the believer. Surrounded by a negative world can drag the believer down or can be a challenge to do what they cannot. James Allen said, "The dreamers are the saviors of the world." Pastor Bob explains how a positive approach to life has physical, mental and spiritual benefits. It is time for the believer to stop any STINKIN' THINKIN' and discover the power of the positive!

 

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June 7, 2015

There are two main reason people don't pray. Either they don't see God answering their prayers or they have become so bored that they no longer care about prayer. Pastor Bog explores the way to overcome being bored and looks at why we should pray even when we are not sure God will answer. This message will challenge you to consider reviving how you pray and what you pray about. Learning to pray beyond what you believe will allow God to astonish and amaze you and your church.

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May 31, 2015

This introductory message shows the best time to seek to be revived in our relationship with God is when things are going well. This summer Pastor Bob will focus on the spiritual disciplines that will prepare us for the tough times. Summer is a great time to enjoy the sun and to get closer to the Son of God.

This short series of messages from the book of 2nd Corinthians was linked to the Wednesday studies.

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May 17, 2015

Paul warned the church at Corinth to be careful of ANOTHER JESUS, a DIFFERENT GOSPEL and a DIFFERENT SPIRIT. That warning is still valid today as the enemy has a new Jesus appearing all the time in the form of a chameleon who changes colors all the time. Pastor Bob ask if you know the difference between the REAL JESUS and ANOTHER JESUS? Learn the difference and make a decision who you are going to follow.

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May 10, 2015

Many see the promises of God like trinkets God passes out much like those thrown from parade floats at Mardi Gras. Nothing could be further from the truth. The apostle Peter tells us the promises of God are precious and magnificent. If the believer is going to have full access to these promises there are conditions set forward in the Word of God. Pastor Bob shows the conditions that each believer has to follow to receive the promises of God and the number and power of these promises of God. If you feel you are coming up short in the promise of God this message is for you and your personal growth.

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May 3, 2015

Each Christian believer needs to know how they fit within God's plan and God's kingdom. Believers are not on vacation waiting the return of Jesus but are representatives of Jesus. Each believer is an ambassador for Christ. Pastor Bob takes a deep and compelling look at the allegiance of each believer in this lesson that finishes up with the mission of the church and purpose of each believer defined in four short and very powerful words. The believer needs to know and understand they do not represent themselves but are here as kingdom ambassadors. This change of thinking can and should make the believer bold and committed to a higher standard and a higher calling.

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April 26, 2015

Life is full of cycles or habits we live through. They repeat themselves over and over and either make us stronger or dominate our lives making us weaker. We need to recognize these in our own lives so we can get help in dealing with them and correcting the problem so we can stop repeating the cycle of defeat. We need to also grow to a point where we can help others as they face the cycles of defeat and sin in their lives. We can discover that suffering leads to comfort and comfort is something we can share with others.

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March 29, 2015

The life of any church is only as strong as the faith of the believers who make it up. Giving must be included in the life blood of any church or they will find themselves outside of the will of God. Pastor Bob draws a parallel between the two great seas in Israel and the life and vitality of each and every church. Comparing the Sea Of Galilee with the Dead Sea he shows that Living is Giving. Every church should know and apply this simple rule when they make up their annual budgets. It may not sound spiritual but it is a foundational truth every church needs to know, Living is Giving.

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March 22, 2015

As believers we live between two worlds. The one world where Adam and destruction are the rule of the day. The other world where Jesus and the coming eternal changes are the goal and focus of our lives. Each person has to determine if they are willing to accept their personal responsibility and follow the directions given them by God or if they are going to work to get the rules changed. Discover what it means to walk in the center of the sidewalk and to stay out of the street.

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March 15, 2015

Christianity is a TEAM sport or at least it is like a TEAM sport. Every team wears the uniform, has a variety of players and plays to win. If we understand that basic principle than we can also understand how God has organized and wants the church to function. Each person is given gifts by the Spirit so they can be part of God's TEAM. Learn how you fit into God's plan and on God's TEAM.

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March 1, 2015

Communion is share in churches in a variety of ways and on differing schedules. This symbol or ordnance which was established by Jesus by changing the Jewish Seder meal into a symbol of his sacrificial death on the cross. Pastor Bob share three keys each believer can use to make the sharing of communion more personal. Take the time to discover and review the depth and purpose of communion in the life of believers and the life of the church.

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February 22, 2015

What does the Bible say about women in leadership in the Church? There are two key points of view that both base their positions on the Bible. Pastor Bob takes a close look at what Paul said on the Subject and gives a brief Biblical overview. You will laugh and be forced to think as he makes the subject as simple and clear as possible. Discover the great secret to understanding what Paul really taught about women in leadership in the Church.

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February 15, 2015

What does it take to finish the race of life and be a winner in God's eyes? Paul lived in a world filled with sports and sports fanatics. He understood how they thought and that everyone around him needed to be able to understand what it took to arrive at the end of life and be a winner. Paul urged his audience to Finish Ready. He helped them understand what this meant and  what it would require of each of them to Finish Ready. Discover what it means to compete in the race of life and why Paul used a boxing illustration as an example of how tough life can be. Discover the meaning of the word DISCIPLINE and why it means something very different than what you thought. So put on your boxing gloves and discover how to Finish Ready.

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February 8, 2015

What if you could do something to make it possible to be ready when you are tempted? Would you be willing to take the needed precautions? Pastor Bob outlines what temptation is and how the Bible tells us we can be ready to deal with it when it happens to us. The question is not 'if' we will be tempted but, 'when' we will be tempted. Learn how the very image of God is used by the enemy to tempt each person and how to be victorious. There are two key thing every believer can do to get ready to face the temptations of the enemy. Pastor Bob show what they are and how to use them to have a fuller life without sin.

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February 1, 2015

 Discover the difference between a personal conviction and the commands or directions given to believers in the New Testament. There are definite directions given to believers in the Word of God and then there are the opinions given by people who want to help each believer grow and discover their own strengths and weakness and how to deal with them. Paul was very clear when writing to the church of Corinth between his personal opinion and convictions and the Word of God. Follow along as Pastor Bob shows the difference between personal convictions and the solid Word of God. Learn how to develop your own personal convictions and of the one personal conviction Pastor Bob has held and followed for 43 years now.

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January 25, 2015

What would you give up for the Kingdom of God? Adam and Eve gave up the garden and a relationship with God for some fruit. Esau gave up his birthright and future for a cup of soup. Judas gave up being with Jesus for a bag of coins. To understand the Kingdom of God and your relationship to it is vital for the believer. Pastor Bob shows the Kingdom, the King, and it relationship to the church and each believer in the message. If you know how valuable the Kingdom of God really is you may also want to hang on to it at all cost.

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January 18, 2015

The believer always must remember that their lives are to be examples of Christ to the world and to each other. We are to always keep the blood of Christ applied to our lives and to make sure we are where we are supposed to be in our relationship with God and with our fellow believers. Pastor Bob looks back at the first Passover so we can understand the need to make our lives a continued festival of Passover with God.

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January 11, 2015

The Christian believer needs to be aware of their strong relational ties to God the Father. This is not a relationship of distance but a relationship of commitment and surrender. God has promised to live with us an in us if we are willing to allow Him. Jesus understood the need for this close contact with God and the reason He sent the Holy Spirit to be with each believer. Discover the key 7 reasons the Holy Spirit needs to be in your life and what it takes on or part to make it happen.

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January 4, 2015

The letter of 1st Corinthians is written to a group of believers trapped in a very dysfunctional church. Paul wants them to see themselves as called followers of Christ Jesus who are promised guidance and protection if they remain faithful. The church at Corinth was located in a city much like many in the modern world. The area was rich due to commerce, varied in religious and ethnic backgrounds and overrun with sexual perversion. Here the believers had to make decisions to follow Christ or become part of the problem.


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December 28, 2014

How can you be more productive as a believer in 2015? People make new year's resolutions to deal with the failures and shortcomings of the past year. The new year is a point in time they can draw a line and try to start over. The only problem it is not a line you can draw, it is just a point in time. The One Little Word Challenge takes the believer from drawing a line to making a commitment and allowing God to use the entire year as a growth experience. Listen as Pastor Bob and his wife Patti share this exciting and very different challenge. The opportunity it affords you as a believer to allow God to speak a word into your life could and should change you over the next year. Discover how the One Little Word challenge can replace all the failed new year's resolutions and lead to a more productive you in 2015. (This challenge can be started at any time but the New Year is a great time to get started.)

 

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