FUEL podcast, episode 1: Sense and Nonsense about Heaven & Hell

  FUEL Podcast Transcript Hello. My name is Chris Papazis. I am one of the Pastors at RockChurch, in East Peoria, IL. And it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the very first episode of the FUEL podcast. Read More …

New Year’s Day 2017 – Pastor’s Tag Team

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I had a great time starting 2017 off right at RockChurch. On New Year’s Day, I had the privilege of participating in a “tag-team” service with my fellow RockChurch pastors. This is always one of our favorite times of the Read More …

Entering the Rest of God – Hebrews, Session VII [Heb 4:1-13]

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In Matthew 11:28-30 Jesus gave what is known as The Great Invitation: “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest…” There is rest for the weary soul of man. In this study, we Read More …

Chase The Lion – Developing A Lion Chaser Mentality

1. Chase The Lion

One of my favorite messages! Covers: – Lessons from Benaiah – In a pit with a lion on a snowy day – The grasshopper mentality – 3 traits of a lion chaser – Dismantling your lions

Locked and Loaded – Map, Compass, First Aid Pouch, and the Nuclear Option

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Locked and Loaded – When soldiers say this they are making a declaration: “I am ready. I am prepared for the battle that is to come.” The Bible tells us that as followers of Christ, we too are in a Read More …

Locked and Loaded – Weapons, Resources, and Equipment

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Locked and Loaded – When soldiers say this they are making a declaration: “I am ready. I am prepared for the battle that is to come.” The Bible tells us that as followers of Christ, we too are in a Read More …

Locked and Loaded – The Battle

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Locked and Loaded – When soldiers say this they are making a declaration: “I am ready. I am prepared for the battle that is to come.” The Bible tells us that as followers of Christ, we too are in a Read More …

At The Movies: Spiderman

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During this three part series we talked about some of our favorite movies and how they teach us about issues like overcoming giants, not wasting our God-given potential, and as illustrated by Peter Parker in the movie Spiderman – dealing Read More …

Staying faithful – Part 2 [Hebrews 3:7-19]

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Fuel Bible Study The Book of Hebrews: Session VI – Staying faithful, Part 2 Hebrews 3:7–19 – Positive power of a negative example; Encourage one another to prevent hardening of heart; deceitfulness of sin Therefore, just as the Holy Spirit Read More …

At The Movies: Rocky

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During this three part series we talked about some of our favorite movies and how they teach us about issues like overcoming giants, overcoming resistance, and as illustrated by the life of fictional boxer Rocky Balboa – reaching and not Read More …