Get Fit: Endurance

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In this series, Pastor Zack parallels physical fitness with spiritual fitness. If you need a little discipline and/or “tone up” in your spiritual walk, this series is a great place to start. The last step to getting fit is endurance. For more information, visit www.praisechapelchicago.com.

Get Fit: Steps

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In this series, Pastor Zack parallels physical fitness with spiritual fitness. If you need a little discipline and/or “tone up” in your spiritual walk, this series is a great place to start. The first key to getting fit is to track your steps. For more information, visit www.praisechapelchicago.com.

Dressed for Success: Armor

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The Bible tells us we are in a spiritual war and time is short. But are you prepared to fight? For more information, visit www.praisechapelchicago.com.

Who Let the Dogs Out?

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Although they are sure, the promises of God don’t always come easy. Often there is fight involved because we have a real enemy. But if you really want what God has for you… maybe it’s time to go slay some giants. For more information, visit www.praisechapelchicago.com.

Walking in Your Spiritual Assignment

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If we, as disciples, have a spiritual assignment from God, then how do we go about engaging it now? Pastor Zack shares three essentials you need to understand in order to begin walking in your spiritual assignment. For more information, visit www.praisechapelchicago.com.

Self-Less

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Free to Love

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In 1 Corinthians 8-10, Paul addresses the freedom we have in Christ. He also addresses giving up certain freedoms for the benefit of others in Christ. So what’s a Christian to do? Find out in this message by Pastor Zack. Free to Love

Grace Teaches Us

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In 1 Corinthians 5, Paul urged the Corinthian church to deal with yet another issue that threatened to destroy the work of God there. Church discipline is never easy, but at times it is necessary. Grace is really at the heart of such an action, but what exactly is it that grace teaches us in…

Responding to Criticism

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Criticism. Every experiences it at one point in time or another. But as a Christian, how should we respond? Can criticism sometimes be beneficial? When is spiritual correction appropriate and when does it fall into the category of judging? Find answers in “Responding to Criticism” from the Deal With It message series from First Corinthians. Responding…

The Secret to Spiritual Growth

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As Christians we have everything we need to have an effective and productive life in Christ, but are we missing God’s best? We’ve already been given the secret to spiritual growth. Find out what it is in this insightful message from 1 Corinthians 2-3. Deal With It – The Secret to Spiritual Growth

The Power of the Cross

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The preaching of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us that are being saved it is the power of God. The Power of the Cross  

United We Stand

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Is it wrong to have a high regard for your church or have a favorite pastor or ministry leader? How about an author you enjoy reading or maybe a gravitation towards a particular worship band or style? Can our commitment to certain theologies actually bring more harm to a church than good? In part two…

‘Tis the Season – Part 4

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Christmas Service — Every day, there are moments of divine opportunity in our lives—seasons of God given-potential that can easily slip by if we are aware. Learn how to discover and live out these moments to their fullest in this powerful December message series. ‘Tis the Season – Part 4  

‘Tis the Season – Part 3

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Every day, there are moments of divine opportunity in our lives—seasons of God given-potential that can easily slip by if we are aware. Learn how to discover and live out these moments to their fullest in this powerful December message series. ‘Tis the Season – Part 3

‘Tis the Season – Part 2

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Every day, there are moments of divine opportunity in our lives—seasons of God given-potential that can easily slip by if we are aware. Learn how to discover and live out these moments to their fullest in this powerful December message series. ‘Tis the Season – Part 2  

‘Tis the Season – Part 1

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Every day, there are moments of divine opportunity in our lives—seasons of God given-potential that can easily slip by if we are aware. Learn how to discover and live out these moments to their fullest in this powerful December message series. ‘Tis the Season – Part 1

The Truth About Forgiveness

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From early on, many of us are taught that we need to forgive everyone because that’s what a good Christians does. Is it possible we’ve misunderstood what it means to forgive? Does God really expect you to forgive everyone? The Truth About Forgiveness

Space Invaders of the Body: Possession

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There are many things taking up space in our lives that are robbing us of God’s best—particularly in the areas of our heart, mind, and body. This week, Pastor Zack exposes some “space invaders” of the body and answers the question… “Can a Christian be possessed?” Space Invaders of the Body: Possession  

Space Invaders of the Mind

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There are many things taking up space in our lives that are robbing us of God’s best—particularly in the areas of our heart, mind, and body. This week, Pastor Zack exposes some “space invaders” of the mind and reveals how you can have victory in Christ over mind battles. Space Invaders of the Mind

How to Play the Violin

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Often Christians gets discouraged because they think they aren’t where they need to be in their walk. Just like a good athlete or musician we need to train. Training takes time, but it always pays off. Pastor Zack shares some keys to going the distance. How to Play the Violin

Brag on Jesus

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There was a man Jesus met on the shores of the sea. This man was tormented by a legion of demons. Jesus set him free, but then didn’t allow him to tag along for the journey. He had something better in mind. Brag on Jesus    

Heroes Among Us

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There are certainly heroes among us, but what qualifies someone to become a hero? In this special Memorial Day message, Pastor Zack identifies the one common characteristic that identifies every hero. Heroes Among Us

Baptism with Fire

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What is the difference between water baptism and the Baptism of the Holy Spirit? Pastor Zack shares the answer in this insightfully illustrated message given on Pentecost Sunday. Baptism with Fire

Spiritual Core Training

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If we want stability, balance, and strength in our physical bodies, we need to submit to a core training routine. Likewise, if we walk stability, balance, and strength in our spiritual lives then a spiritual core training routine is needed. Pastor Zack shares three exercises that will strengthen you spiritually in good times . .…

Re:Discover – Passion

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If we want to experience more of the presence of God in our lives, there is a pathway we need to follow… and some basics we need to rediscover. In this Palm Sunday service, Pastor Zack shares three attributes of a person full of passion. Text: Matthew 21. Re:Discover – Passion

Re:Discover – Purity

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If we want to experience more of the presence of God in our lives, there is a pathway we need to follow… and some basics we need to rediscover. In this third of a five part series, Pastor Zack sheds some light on why we often misunderstand purity. Note: This message contains some visual illustrations…

Re:Discover – Presence

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If we want to experience more of the presence of God in our lives, there is a pathway we need to follow… and some basics we need to rediscover. Re:Discover – Presence

Really… It’s Not About You

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When it comes to the calling of God, the core of every excuse is someone who is content looking inward instead of outward. Moses was a man of excuses. God responds to his excuses with patience at first, but then Moses says something that made God angry. Really… It’s Not About You

Simply Prayer

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Prayer is essential for any Christian, and sometimes we just need to get back to the basics. Pastor Zack shares four basic principles that will revolutionize and refresh your prayer life. Simply Prayer

Keep Digging for Your Dreams

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Sometimes we grow weary in the pursuit of our dreams. God’s solution is to keep digging. In this message, Pastor Zack shares some practical steps that will help you continue to grow in God and see your dreams become a reality. Keep Digging for Your Dreams

Grace in Lo-Debar

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There is a place that some Christians live today called Lo-Debar—a place of unfruitfulness, barrenness, bitterness, and isolation. In this podcast, Pastor Zack shares why we don’t have to stay there and how we can move to a place of blessing. Grace in Lo-Debar

Oh! Woe! Sow! Go!

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Isaiah called out to God, “Here am I. Send me.” (Isaiah 6:8). If this is the desire of our hearts, then there is a pattern that God lays out in the scriptures that invites us into our purpose and calling. This easy to remember four point message is also a unique way to share the…

Remember

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For every new beginning, God calls us to look back and remember. When we do this in a healthy way, God empowers us to learn from our mistakes and move forward stronger—better equipped for the future. Let’s make 2013 our best year yet! Speaker: Pastor Zack Williamson Pastor, Praise Chapel Chicago Remember

Not-So-Random Acts of Christmas Kindness – Part 2

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Random Acts of Kindness are happening everywhere. At PCC, we tend to think that maybe they aren’t exactly as random as some would think. In tis series, Pastor Zack brings an encouragement and challenge before Christians to live and practice Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness this Christmas season. Part 2: Make Room for a Miracle Not-So-Random…

Not-So-Random Acts of Christmas Kindness – Part 1

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Random Acts of Kindness are happening everywhere. At PCC, we tend to think that maybe they aren’t exactly as random as some would think. In tis series, Pastor Zack brings an encouragement and challenge before Christians to live and practice Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness this Christmas season. Not-So-Random Acts of Christmas Kindness – Part 1

Where Are the Dead? Part 4 – The Rest

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In this message series, Where Are the Dead?, Pastor Zack Williamson shares a Biblical exploration of life after death. It was originally shared with Praise Chapel Chicago on Sunday, December 2, 2012. Where Are the Dead? Part 4 – The Rest

Where Are the Dead? Part 3 – The Resurrection

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In this message series, Where Are the Dead?, Pastor Zack Williamson shares a Biblical exploration of life after death. It was originally shared with Praise Chapel Chicago on Sunday, November 25, 2012. Where Are the Dead? Part 3 – The Resurrection

Where Are the Dead? Part 2 – The Moment After

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In this message series, Where Are the Dead?, Pastor Zack Williamson shares a Biblical exploration of life after death. It was originally shared with Praise Chapel Chicago on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Where Are the Dead? Part 2 – The Moment After

Where Are the Dead? Part 1 – Before Death

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In this message series, Where Are the Dead?, Pastor Zack Williamson shares a Biblical exploration of life after death. It was originally shared with Praise Chapel Chicago on Sunday, November 11, 2012. Where Are the Dead? Part 1