The Big Picture:
Here at Curtis Lake, we love movies… and this summer is packed full of major Hollywood Blockbusters that promise to entertain and enthrall. Most of the big movies have deeper messages that we can uncover and explore. In our Now Showing series, we’ll shine the spotlight on a newly-released movie each week and examine the Biblical life lessons we can learn and apply to our lives!
July 9, 2017
Inspiration Movie: Despicable Me 3
Gru deals with deep feelings of jealousy when he learns he has a brother whom he never knew about. Ever experienced jealousy? Ryan unpacks this negative emotion in this week’s message.
July 16, 2017
Inspiration Movie: Wonder Woman
Charity is the engine driving short term relief for the hurting and oppressed. Justice on the other hand is the engine driving sustainable, social development that eliminates oppression, poverty and violence in communities.
July 23, 2017
Inspiration Movie: Dunkirk
This week we’re taking a look at the film Dunkirk… surrounded by German forces, soldiers stranded in occupied France needed a miracle to survive. What about you? Do you need a miracle in your life? When we pray and read God’s word, we condition ourselves to expect God to do the supernatural.
July 30, 2017
Inspiration Movie: The Emoji Movie
This week’s featured film is The Emoji Movie. What’s it like to lose your purpose in live? The ‘Meh’ emoji knows all too well… and you might know, too! Pastor Rob delivers this week’s message about finding and living your purpose.
August 6, 2017
Inspiration Movie: Detroit
This week’s featured film is “Detroit,” and Ryan delivers a powerful message about race equality in the US and even here in Sanford.
August 13, 2017
Inspiration Movie: The Glass Castle
This week’s message is inspired by the movie (and book), The Glass Castle. Do you hold a grudge against your parents, or someone in your family? This week’s message is a challenge to love others as we have been loved by God… even when it’s difficult.
August 20, 2017
Inspiration Movie: All Saints
This week’s message is inspired by the movie, All Saints. In becoming the community that God has called us to be, we must create a space where we love one another and invite others to experience what we have.
August 20, 2017
Topic of Discussion: Series Recap
This week three of our members talk about the messages this series that impacted them.