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Now What?

Throughout life, our situation and circumstances can radically shift in an instant. How are we to live and respond when facing such disorienting, life-altering changes? Throughout his days, Joseph encountered more than his fair share of these dilemmas. Joseph’s example helps teach us how to remain faithful to God when life throws us curveballs, prompting the question, “now what?”


Jeremy Falk
I’m in a Pit...Now What?
Genesis 37:12-24
October 11, 2020

No matter what we face or go through in life, God wants to use all our experiences for good. That includes when we find ourselves in a pit. God’s work might be hidden or behind the scenes, but He will redeem our unfair, unjust, painful experiences for His glory.

Jeremy Falk
I’m in Unfamiliar Territory...Now What?
Genesis 39:1-6
October 17, 2020

In life, we experience moments of disruptive change on a large scale that alter our lives on a permanent basis. How should we respond and live when life thrusts us into unfamiliar territory with no way of going back?

Jeremy Falk
I’m in a Compromising Situation...Now What?
Genesis 39:6-12
October 25, 2020

How should we live and respond when temptation comes our way? Joseph shows us how to use the 3 A’s (assess, act, accept) to stay uncompromised when facing a potentially compromising situation.

Jeremy Falk
I’m in an Unfair Situation...Now What?
Genesis 39-41
November 1, 2020

Life is unfair. And even though we still fight for justice and equality, we must be prepared to live and respond appropriately when unfair situations come our way. Joseph models for us how to keep living right when life is treating us wrong.

Jeremy Falk
I’m in the Presence of Power...Now What?
Genesis 41
November 8, 2020

God uses the weak, poor, and powerless to confront the strong, wise, and powerful. How are we to live and respond when God puts us ordinary people in proximity to power to accomplish His great purposes?

Jeremy Falk
I’m in a Position of Power...Now What?
Genesis 41
November 15, 2020

God will open doors for us to lead and wield influence. How will we steward these opportunities? Will we use them to serve God and others, or use them to benefit self?

Mike Alvarez
I’m Confronted With My Past...Now What?
Genesis 42
November 22, 2020

God wants to use the pain of our past for a purpose. God can redeem our deepest hurts and trauma and use them for His glory.

Virginia Sonnenschein
I’m Facing Finality...Now What?
Genesis 50
November 29, 2020

As we face our mortality, we should never let go of the hand of God. We should hold onto Him, allowing Him to direct us towards the continued usefulness He has for us and our lives.