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Peter Sifted Part 3


So much had happened so quickly. Jesus had been crucified. Now, with their dreams shattered, Peter and the other disciples were confused and unsure of what to do next.  Read more of Peter’s story here.

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Jesus Sifted


Do you ever find it tempting to compromise ‘for the good of others’?  To justify your actions because of the good produced.  Jesus was tempted in the same way.  He could’ve easily justified accepting immediate power and acclaim. After all, the world would be affected for good.  Or so it seemed.  But was that the Father’s plan?  Read Jesus’ story of temptation here.

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Moses Sifted


Moses’ life seemed charmed from the start. Hidden as a baby, raised in the finest of settings, educated with the best. But the truth eventually emerges and Moses has to deal with it.  In spite of his failings, God uses him to lead a nation.  Read more of Moses’ sifted story here.

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Josh Husmann Sifted

Josh and Lisa Husmann had a clear call to relocate and plant a church in Indiana, and they were excited about this new adventure.  And to add to the excitement, a month after they arrived, Lisa found out she was pregnant with their second child, Jaxton! But shortly after, the unthinkable happened during a routine doctor visit.  Read more of Josh’s story here. See Jaxton’s video here.  Continue the conversation this April at Exponential 2012.

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Paul Sifted


What kind of love rescues us from sin and gently, lovingly draws us to Himself?  Shouldn’t God just ‘take us out’ when we’re helping destroy others?  Though it didn’t feel like it at the time, Paul experienced God’s great love the day he was struck down on the road. Paul shares the results of his experience here.

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Steve Pike Sifted

Years ago, when Steve Pike was called to plant a church, he recalls, “The penultimate “sifted” moment came about six months after the public launch. Only six people showed up for our weekly worship service and four of them were my family and I.”   God used that experience to ultimately grow Steve’s trust in Him; and grow the church. Read more of Steve’s story here.  Continue the conversation this April at Exponential 2012.

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Job Sifted


Sometimes we suffer due to our own bad decisions. Bur Job’s suffering was unfounded, though his counseling friends would say otherwise as they tried to make sense of it all.  Join Job as he reflects on the pain and what he learned through it.

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Jacob Sifted


Jacob never did anything without an angle and was successful in getting his way for years. Then one day, he met his match!  That day changed his name and purpose forever.  Read more of Jacob’s sifted story here.

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Dave Page Sifted

While leading a growing church, Dave Page and his family experienced the tragic loss of their daughter.  At a time when he needed the loyalty of his staff, betrayal was the last thing on his mind.  His experience will encourage you and give you practical preventative steps to help you in leadership.  Read more of Dave’s Sifted Story. 

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Isaac Sifted


God had promised to bless the world through Isaac’s family and the time had come to pass the torch.  Isaac was looking forward to it. But sometimes God has something different in mind. Thankfully, He can work around our plan and still work through us. Read more of Isaac’s story here.

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