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Listen to Pastor Roy Barrett from Discover Life Church as he teaches practical lessons inspired by the word of God that's designed to help you discover who you are in Christ!

Pastor Roy Barrett


    • Jun 21, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    The Best Man - Being The Best You

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 65:51

    Every man (person) lives out a vision and version of themselves that they believe reflects them at their best. However, it's often rooted in presumption, tradition, or just self-determination. But, to be the best man (person) we can be, it doesn't come by our striving, but our submitting. The truest & greatest expression of who we are – The Best Man is a response to God's reality in our lives!

    Running at Capacity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 61:28

    My Capacity is my God-given ability to produce at the level I was created to produce. I have the capacity to handle What is on my plate now. If the capacity is not present it is not mine to handle.You have the capacity to take what you have been given and increase it.

    The Power of Spiritual Language

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 97:30

    Mind Games - Part I Continued

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 65:23

    The enemy's main point of attack is really our mind – our perception and internalization of life. Which is why, winning and losing often has little to do with what happens around or outside of us but everything to do with what goes on inside of us. Making it critical that we remain unshakeable, even unchangeable about believing what God has placed in our heart will happen. 

    Mind Games - My Mind is Made Up

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 48:49

    The enemy's main point of attack is really our mind – our perception and internalization of life. Which is why, winning and losing often has little to do with what happens around or outside of us but everything to do with what goes on inside of us. Making it critical that we remain unshakeable, even unchangeable about believing what God has placed in our heart will happen. Our Mind Is Made Up!

    Momentum - Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 70:01

    God will use a transforming moment in our lives to create momentum – real movement and excitement in our lives. BUT… we can't stay in that moment forever – we must on from that Day, Place, or Location which birthed the momentum. As a result, we must discipline ourselves to habits that help us to preserve & prolong the momentum pass life's contradictions & temptations, and to our best life.

    Momentum - Part I Continued

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 41:10

    “When we hear the word “momentum,” we must consider that we can't spell momentum without spelling the word “moment.” Our momentum springs from a moment in time — an event or experience that has so deeply transitioned or transformed us, that we're left with & filled with real excitement -- and on an emotional, spiritual, and natural high — Causing us to begin strongly seeking & desperately desiring whatever is needed to preserve & prolong the MOMENT.”

    Momentum - Part I

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 72:28

    God will give us special moments of experiencing His presence and power. Moments where we know that everything about us has changed. We're excited about what God has started IN us and FOR us. BUT, God doesn't give us these moments to be passive or inactive. Instead, they're designed for us to build on and to maximize their ability to leverage us in faith, focus & fight for fulfilling His purpose for our us.

    The Dawning of a New Day

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 57:19

    One of the enemy's deceptive tactics is to convince us that Jesus' resurrection was an isolated event – it only impacted and benefited Him. An untruth imprisoning us to life beneath the freshness and fullness of God's possibilities. Because Jesus' resurrection has personal, global & eternal significance. It ushered us into a new day; new ways of experiencing God, making His best our everyday reality in life. 

    I'm Being Pushed Into It

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 36:55

    God's purpose for our lives is always beyond our ability do it on our own – it requires God's help. He knows that we're prone to being delayed or distracted by our fears, friends, feelings & frustrations.As a result, He will use various conditions and actions to move us into His purpose for our lives. We are never able to fully stop at places of confusion or celebration, only the place of total obedience to His purpose.

    Your Due Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 43:14

    Grounds for Growth

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 43:39

    God has entrusted and empowered us with the responsibility of determining how effective His word works in our lives. Sadly, the enemy has deceived many people into thinking a lack of answered prayers or fulfilled promises is due to an inability with God. When the truth is, it's our responsibility to develop the inner condition that allows His promise to produce manifested and maximized results.

    Knowing the Will of God - Part III

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2022 30:02

    Most people are convinced of the truth that God's will leads to our BEST life. But our humanity makes it difficult to always be fully in the know of what He's doing & how He's working. However, God has provided some basic practices to give us a measure of real clarity and certainty about His will; make us confident in knowing He's working to fulfill what He's promised, and we've prayed - - our BEST life!

    Knowing the Will of God - Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2022 39:25

    SERMON THEME: Most of us believe that God created us to live a good life. But our confusion & frustration from not always being clear on how His plan works. Making it critical that we have an accurate understanding of how His will works in our lives to manifest His plan (promises) and even our prayers. Because knowing how His will works in our lives helps us to be convinced that things are going to work out for our good.

    Knowing the Will of God

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 35:06

    The majority of people are convinced that God wants us to have a good life… be happy and be healthy. But it's not knowing, having some sense of God's plan leads to our confusion and frustration. However, the good news is God has revealed key practices that bring us into a measure of clarity and certainty about God's process for bringing us into what He's promised & we've prayed - - our BEST life!

    My Best Life At the Wrong Time Part III - Keep the Line Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 46:31

    Once we're planted in what seems to be the worst times and worst places of our BEST life, the enemy's goal is to disconnect our communication with God. To have us so distracted, distressed or discouraged that our communication with God is eliminated. Because our communication with God is an important way we receive the required faith & focus for thriving towards our BEST life at the worst time.

    My Best Life, at The Worst Time Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 42:39

    Each of us must accept that our BEST life will not always happen in right conditions or locations. But, often in what seems to be at the worst time, in the worst place & even with the worst people. Thus, it's key that we recognize our primary fight will be an issue of worship. Because it's the way we worship is that activates God's promises and ignites our faith to thrive in an unlikely place for our BEST life.

    My Best Life, at The Worst Time - Part I

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2022 52:07

    Many people base living their best life on either conditions or locations. Which makes life very frustrating because we're never truly able to always control either of them. As a result, it's important for us to fully exercise those necessary perspectives and practices that enable us to live our best life – NO matter where we find ourselves in life or what we're facing in life. Our best life is always happening.

    Live My B.E.S.T. Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 41:41

    God designed each of us with a capacity to live at the level of His power and promise. And He will intentionally bring us into seasons of opportunity to seize life as He's made available and accessible. Often by challenging our current or present reality. Because… our best life is never found on the level of our effort, excuses, emotions & environment – BUT our willingness to fully apply ourselves to His Word!

    Take the Lid Off - Part III

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 38:23

    God created us to experience a life that reflects the fullness of His possibilities & opportunities -- no lid or limit. By not following our fears, failures, figures, or familiarities – but Follow The Leader, Jesus! And this can be challenging due to our natural tendency for wanting to follow on our own terms. BUT, if we're to manifest everything God has promised and we've prayed, then we must follow on His terms.

    Take The Lid Off - Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 45:47

    God created and called us to a life where His power and promises are experienced free from conditions or constrictions – NO CAP, lid or limit.However, this life doesn't come by force – our drive & determination. But rather, our following of God; our continual faith in and focus on Him. Where we're led into the life from Him that is for us --- the life He's promised, and we've prayed to experience.

    Take The Lid Off

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 38:16

    Our God created and called us to a life where His power and promises are experienced free from conditions or constrictions – NO CAP; lid or limit. As a result, we must discipline ourselves to resist anything or anyone that contradicts; or constrains the level of life God has commanded us to manifest.

    The Gift of His Presence

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 37:28

    Every gift we give or receive reflects the giver's motivation, affection, and perception towards the recipient (receiver). There's always meaning behind giving gifts. So, in celebrating Jesus' birth; God's gift to us, it shows the depth of significance & importance we have in God's eyes. He gives us a gift that comes with an opportunity for us to live at the level of the gift He's given us - - our best life with Him. 

    Season of Speechlessness - Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 36:24

    One of the most essential skills for enjoyment and fulfillment in our various relationships is communication – the effective ability or opportunity to clearly share what we're feeling or sensing. But there are seasons where we're at a loss for words in trying to explain – define & describe what God doing in our lives. Yet, when we don't have the best words to say; He's still doing His best work!

    Season of Speechlessness - Part I

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 36:16

    One of the most essential skills for enjoyment and fulfillment in our various relationships is communication – the effective ability or opportunity to clearly share what we're feeling or sensing.But there are seasons where we're at a loss for words in trying to explain – define & describe what God doing in our lives. Yet, when we don't have the best words to say -- He's still doing His best work!

    Set Up to Succeed...It Is Your Choice

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 50:46

    Parable of the Talents. If you are unfamiliar with the parable of the talents, it's found in Matthew 25:14-30. In summary, a master gave three of his servants five, two, and one talent based on what they could handle. The servants that were given five and two doubled their talents and were rewarded by the master. On the other hand, the servant that was given one didn't do anything with it. As a result, his one talent was taken away and given to the servant that started with five.God's investment has a lot of value! Develop it!

    Living Above See Level - Part IV (Managing Expectation)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 37:05

    Once we're committed to Living Above SEE Level – seeing our life through God's possibilities, the enemy specifically attacks our expectation IN God and OF God. Knowing that, mismanaged expectations will hinder or halt God's blessings.But, the more we manage our expectations, we're fully established & positioned for experiencing God's best in every area of our lives.

    Living Above See Level - Part III

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 46:54

    Once we're committed to Living Above SEE Level – seeing our life through God's possibilities, the enemy specifically attacks our expectation IN God and OF God. Knowing that, mismanaged expectations will hinder or halt God's blessings.But, the more we manage our expectations, we're fully established & positioned for experiencing God's best in every area of our lives.

    Living Above See Level - Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 40:02

    How we “see” our world – everything we encounter within our daily routines, relationships & responsibilities shapes our experiences in LIFE and in GOD.We see our world through a FEAR point of view making us overwhelmed or a FAITH point of view which makes us overcomers.But in order to have a faith perspective, His “word” must be the center of our “world” for us to live above SEE level!

    Living above See Level - Part I

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 45:26

    If we mainly live by what we see in the natural (normal), it yields deep discouragement & resentment. How we “see” shapes our experiences in LIFE and in GOD. So, if we live by our faith in God, our lives exceed all things normal and natural – reflecting the fullness of His power & promises.This new series, "Living above See Level," is designed to encourage and equip us in seeing through the lens of God's power & potential.Focus Scripture(s): 2 Corinthians 4:7-9, 16–18

    The Force of Faith - Letting Faith Do the Work

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 41:48

    One of the greatest truths that we must always remember is that while God's power is accessible & available to every person, He cannot be pressured into doing anything.Instead, He has promised to solely respond to the presence and practice of what releases His power – FAITH. Our condition doesn't trigger the change, but our faith overrides and overcomes what opposes His manifested best in our lives.

    I Believe in the Resurrection, But Now What?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 34:47

    Statistics show that most Americans believe in the Resurrection of Jesus, but do not understand it's significance. As we look at Matthew 28,  we will identify our God given mandate and use it to bridge the gap between information and application from this historic and life changing event.

    Things Are Coming Together

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 37:07

    In life, we're almost guaranteed to have unfortunate and unusual experiences that disrupts & disassembles our lives to pieces – to bare bones. And these types of events leave us wondering IF… HOW… and WHEN… things ever come together for us in a way that we're once again living with stability. But God specializes in strategically moving in ways of bringing us back to wholeness in LIFE & in GOD.

    Unlocking My Faith - Part III Keeping My Faith Free

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 45:27

    Once our life & faith has been unlocked by God's grace – supernatural enabling, empowering ability to live as He's called, the enemy will try to “add” works & weights that limit us from being fully free. BUT, we must discipline ourselves to the beliefs & behaviors that keep us totally free.Our freedom must be protected – and the more we protect our freedom, the more we can maximize His promises.

    Unlocking Faith - Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 39:38

    Our natural default in response to Adam's sin is thinking we must be the originator of our own happiness & success. A subtle unwise & unhealthy belief that our best life starts with our performance, which locks our faith because life is beyond our control and comprehension. When the truth is, God has designed us where our best life starts with our acceptance – response to His presence and promises.

    Unlocking Faith - Part I

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 39:21

    Each of us can identify times in our lives when we struggled to believe at the level that would manifest God's promises & our prayer in our lives. Our faith is stuck, paralyzing us in our present condition due to discouragement or disappointment. However, God will strategically use problems to unlock our faith; liberate our faith for believing Him beyond our perceived dead-ends & dead-lines.

    Together Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 32:43

    For the last 15yrs, one of the most effective businesses has been: Disaster Recovery! The focus of helping nations, communities & individuals rebuild after catastrophic experiences. Because none of us are exempt from experiences that totally disrupts & disassembles our lives to bare bones -- in pieces. BUT… God specializes in strategically moving in ways of bringing us back to wholeness in LIFE & in GOD.Worship will accelerate your exit, complaining will delay it.

    Faith 101: Model Behavior - Part IV

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 42:40

    Everything God has promised us is only realized and materialized outside the realm of our control and comprehension, it's only – BY FAITH. As a result, it's critical that we know how to operate our lives by faith in God. And God has provided examples for our encouragement – for us to see how to walk BY faith and IN faith – the kind of lifestyle that will activate God's best in every area of our lives.

    Technical Difficulties

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 0:45

    We are experience technical difficulties with DLC podcast.  Check out the latest sermons on Youtube or Facebook.We apologize for the inconvenience. Thanks for you patience.  

    Fighting the Good Fight of Faith

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2021 57:32

    Everything God has promised us is only realized and materialized outside the realm of our control and comprehension, it's only – BY FAITH

    Faith 101: Model Behavior Part III

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 38:42

    Everything God has promised us is only realized and materialized outside the realm of our control and comprehension, it's only – BY FAITH. As a result, it's critical that we know how to operate our lives by faith in God. And God has provided examples for our encouragement – for us to see how to walk BY faith and IN faith – the kind of lifestyle that will activate God's best in every area of our lives.

    Faith 101 - Understanding Faith Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 47:48

    Everything God has promised for us is only realized and materialized outside the realm of our control and comprehension, it's only – BY FAITH. As a result, it's critical that we know how to operate our lives by faith in God. And God has provided examples for our encouragement – for us to see how to walk BY faith and IN faith – the kind of lifestyle that will activate God's best in every area of our lives. 

    Faith 101: Understanding Faith

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 50:26

    Our walk with God is based on a spiritual foundation -- EVERYTHING He has promised, purposed & planned for us is only realized outside of realm of our control & comprehension. So, we must engage with and experience God in a way that removes dependence on our ability, ingenuity, or familiarity with anything. Thus, we relate to God on an invisible, real conviction about God's faithfulness & goodness.

    Maturity - The Goal of God's Love

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 33:58

    Therefore let us move beyond the elementary teachings about Christ and be taken forward to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death,[a] and of faith in God, 2 instruction about cleansing rites,[b] the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. 3 And God permitting, we will do so.

    True Freedom: What Does True Freedom Really Look Like?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 38:37

    From the beginning, the enemy's goal is to bring us into a false sense of security, identity, and certainty. Trying to convince us to live independent of deep confidence in & obedience to God. So, while this may look like freedom (liberty), we're enslaved & entrapped to a life beneath God's best. But God provides a clear picture of True Freedom for experiencing His best in our lives – it looks like: TRUTH!

    I Serve - This is What I Do

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 44:22

    My God: My Good & My Perfect Father!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 32:49

    The significance of words can never be overstated. They not only help us establish definitions & descriptions. But they create our expectations – help us know what to expect from People, Life & God. Because thru the power of words we make possible everything we believe is available and accessible to us by God's promises. We bring into view the kind of life we're created to manifest & have as our reality.

    Keep The Change Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2021 35:56

    Each of us knows what it is to have great enthusiasm or excitement when we start making real changes for the better in our lives. Then see our elation diminished or discouraged by everyday living; tempted to lose our change. And this is our challenge, to “Keep The Change” - - persist in the practices we know are necessary for manifesting God's blessings & breakthroughs to fullest degree in our lives.

    Keep the Change - Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 41:00

    Each of us knows what it is to have great enthusiasm or excitement when we start making real changes for the better in our lives. Then see our elation diminished or discouraged by everyday living; tempted to lose our change. And this is our challenge, to “Keep The Change.” Persist in the practices we know are necessary for manifesting God's blessings & breakthroughs to fullest degree in our lives.

    Growing In Love

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 52:39

    Growing in love is something we must do if we want to grow as Christians.

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