Moody Church Hour

Pastor Philip Miller

Finding God in Your Desert (When Life is Hard)

April 19, 2015

Life for all too many of us is hard. We are not promised an easy life. Even as Jesus walked a road of suffering, we too are called to rely on God for sustaining grace through times of trial and deprivation.

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When the economy is in trouble, everyone feels the pinch. Many people are losing their sense of security. Anxiety is on the rise, and it’s a good time to remember where true security comes from.
April 12, 2015
Lots of people have said lots of things about Jesus, adding their biases to the accounts of His life we have in the Bible. But the best attested fact of history is the bodily resurrection of Jesus, and it’s that resurrection that gives us the promise of our own resurrection.
April 5, 2015
On Palm Sunday we commemorate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem just days before his trial and crucifixion. Even today, pilgrims to the Holy Land walk the road Jesus walked, imagining the momentous events that would lead to the sacrifice that made salvation possible. 
March 29, 2015
No one has ever spoken words of greater simplicity and power than those Jesus spoke in the famous Sermon on the Mount. This one sermon packs more truth in it about the human heart than any ever preached before or since. As a master teacher, Jesus took aim at the inner man, leaving a mark that still reverberates two thousand years later.
March 22, 2015
Politicians and the media spin the news to fit their agenda. Truth becomes a casualty. Getting to the genuine Jesus is crucial, since He is the way, the truth, and the life, and no man comes to the Father except through Him. Let’s take a look at Jesus without the spin that distorts our understanding of the Son of God. 
March 15, 2015
Stable marriages are the bedrock of the family. That’s why divorce is so damaging. In divorce, there are no winners. In this message, you’ll hear teaching that could bring you back from the brink of divorce and help you navigate what may seem to be impossible waters. 
March 8, 2015
Despite our best efforts, sometimes kids go astray, even Christian kids. Only God can count the tears of parents whose kids have wandered far from home. Like the prodigal son in the Bible, their kids chose a path destined for failure. But there’s great power in persistent prayer, and our God is a God who answers prayer.
March 1, 2015
The dark secret in all too many families is abuse. It takes several forms: verbal, physical, even sexual. The hurt caused by abuse is incalculable, both to the abused as well as the abuser. The devil uses abuse to destroy the family, especially fathers.
February 22, 2015
In the old days, people would sit and talk. Now, people are much more inclined to stare at a television or computer screen. Technology, though valuable, is a tool of the enemy to addict all of us and steal time better used for each other, and for God. In this message, we’ll cover the daunting task of protecting your family from the evils of a technology we all need.
February 15, 2015
They call it “the urge to merge.” In marriage, God often blesses couples with children. The Bible calls children “a heritage of the Lord, (and) the fruit of the womb a reward.” Kids are a wonderful blessing, but they can also be an immense challenge.
February 8, 2015
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This Sunday morning program provides a meaningful worship service for those far from God or unable to attend a local church. With insightful teaching from Pastor Philip Miller and joyous congregational worship, you’re invited to join Jesus on the journey of a lifetime.

 

About Pastor Philip Miller

Philip Miller is the 17th Senior Pastor of The Moody Church. Philip holds a B.A in Pre-Seminary Bible from Cedarville University (’04) and a Th.M. in Pastoral Leadership and New Testament Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary (’10). His wife, Krista, also holds an Th.M. degree from DTS. They have four children: Claire, Violet, Cora, and Jude.

Philip is a visionary leader with over twelve years of ministry experience, including three at Christ Community Church in the western Chicago suburbs and nearly seven as Senior Pastor at Westwood Baptist in Olympia, WA. He believes people flourish as followers of Jesus when they live deeply in the gospel, experience the healing of true community, and join Jesus on mission in their world. He is committed to cultivating a gospel-centered church that welcomes spiritual explorers, promotes gospel clarity in culturally engaging ways, inspires passionate worship, fosters deep spiritual vitality, empowers people to holistic discipleship, and catalyzes a multiplication movement of gospel renewal both locally and globally.

Philip enjoys cycling and all things outdoors, Garrett’s Carmel popcorn, Lou Malnati‘s deep dish pizza, and Henry Weinhard‘s root beer. For more information about Philip and his family, visit moodymedia.org/pastorphilip.

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