Week 1 | Men of Memphis | Spring 2022

Dr. Steve Gaines, Bellevue’s Senior Pastor, is known as a man of prayer and a preacher of God’s Word. Since 1983, he has pastored churches in Texas, Tennessee, and Alabama before coming to Bellevue Baptist Church in 2005 as Senior Pastor.
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Pastor Steve Gaines kicks off our Spring 2022 semester of Men of Memphis, where we will be walking through the highly-rated book, "Winning the War in Your Mind" by Craig Groeschel.

Men of Memphis - Spring 2022

Week 1

Introduction: Where are your thoughts taking you?

Your thoughts drive your life.

Modern psychology is focusing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Today's thoughts will shape your tomorrow.

You can change your life by changing your thinking.

Craig's book has four main parts:

Part 1—Examine the battle for your mind.
Part 2—Learn how your brain works and see how to rewire it.
Part 3—Reframe your thinking and redesign your mind.
Part 4—Overcome mental triggers through prayer and praise.

God wants to help you transform your mind.

Part 1: The Replacement Principle—Remove the Lies, Replace with Truth

Chapter 1: Perception is Reality

Some people feel trapped in the prison of their thoughts.

The devil fights you in the battlefield of your mind.

Satan works subtly to defeat you in your thought life.

Satan is working even when it seems all is well.

Satan floods our minds with false thoughts.

We must listen to what God says about us, not what Satan says.

Exercise 1 - Your Thought Audit

"Winning the War in Your Mind" by Craig Groeschel