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A Slice Of Life To Go is an online Christian blog written by Todd Thompson. It encourages people to see the beauty in ordinary moments and to know God’s unconditional, unfailing love in everyday life.

Audio Sermons

Power (Audio Message)

Sunday, September 3rd, 2006

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/Power.mp3] Physical strength. Celebrity. Wealth. Title. Political. Military. These are just a few examples of power. Power, in and of itself, is neutral. It can be used to accomplish good or perpetrate evil. Humanly speaking, power is dangerous because it plays to our pride. We like the feeling we get when someone points to us and […]

Relentless Lover (Audio Message)

Sunday, July 30th, 2006

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/RelentlessLover.mp3] We all get lost from time to time. Sometimes it just happens. Sometimes we wander off. Like a sheep that’s had his head down seeing nothing but the grass in front of his nose, when he pulls up to look around realizes nothing is familiar. Maybe you’re lost right now. Maybe you’re far away from home. […]

Mold Breaker (Audio Message)

Sunday, July 9th, 2006

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-Mold_Breaker.mp3] Each of us have been shaped by our backgrounds. Some of us grew up in church. Some of us didn’t. Some of us went for awhile but stopped because we had a bad experience or because we didn’t like what we heard. Some of us grew up in a home where God was shoved […]

Serving Together (Audio Message)

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/ServingTogether.mp3] We live in a society that thrives on independence. We’re able to do most everything on our own. Some might ask, “Why do I need other people? Why can’t I just serve God on my own?” Much as we’d sometimes like to think otherwise, we need other people. We were created to live in community. In […]

Judging Others (Audio Message)

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-Judging_Others.mp3] In our current culture, Matthew 7:1 easily makes the Top 5 of “Bible Verses Ripped Kicking and Screaming Out of Context”. You can hear it everyday on afternoon TV talk shows. “You can’t judge me!” Does it mean we are to never be discerning? Does it mean we can never judge something to be […]

Worry (Audio Message)

Sunday, February 5th, 2006

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-Worry.mp3] “Don’t worry.” Easy to say. Hard to do. Hard to do because life is hard. When we’re consumed with worry, we’re not living the kind of life God desires for us. In Matthew 6:25-34 Jesus explains why worry isn’t in our best interest and why God can be trusted to take care of every detail of our […]

Heaven (Audio Message)

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-Heaven2005.mp3] We are loaded down with the weight of living in a fallen world. Even our best days are sprinkled with sadness, disappointments and tears. And on our worst days we feel like it will never end. The good news is that Jesus died that we might have life after this fallen world. The day […]

Why God Loves You…And Why It’s Not About What You Do (Audio Message)

Sunday, October 23rd, 2005

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-WhyGodLovesYou.mp3] We live in a performance based society. GPA. ERA. SAT scores. Sales figures. MPG. Batting averages. Won/Loss columns. S&P 500. P&L statements. We measure everything. It’s easy to carry that performance mentality into our relationship with God. But what if our best efforts could never be enough? The essential, invaluable lesson of “imputed worth”. (Presented to […]

Discerning God’s Will (Audio Message)

Sunday, September 25th, 2005

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-DiscerningGodsWill.mp3] We’ve all been there. The not so proverbial “fork in the road”. A choice to make. Which path to take? Is one right and the other wrong? If so, how do we know which is which? How do we discern God’s will for our lives? Much as we would like it to be, God’s […]

Communion – How & Why We Celebrate (Audio Message)

Sunday, August 7th, 2005

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-Communion.mp3] Communion. Maybe in the church you grew up in they called it “The Lord’s Supper” or “The Holy Eucharist”. Whatever the name, it’s a remembrance of Jesus’ death on the cross. Trying to adequately explain the different views of communion on a Sunday morning is like trying to speed read “War And Peace” on the bus before you […]

The Challenge Of Parenting (Audio Message)

Sunday, June 12th, 2005

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-The_Challenge_Of_Parenting.mp3] Before we have kids, parenting is a black and white process. Like a textbook or a flow chart you put on the refrigerator door. On any particular issue, if “yes” follow this arrow. If “no”, follow this arrow. But then the baby comes and you realize babies don’t read books and they don’t do […]

Gentleness (Audio Message)

Sunday, May 22nd, 2005

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/05-Gentleness.mp3] When you think of “gentle”, what comes to mind? Someone who is weak? A doormat? A pushover? Someone you can walk on or walk over? In our current culture, gentleness is often equated with weakness. But Biblical gentleness is anything but weak. It’s strength under control. (Presented to Hope Covenant Church – Chandler, AZ […]

Peace (Audio Message)

Sunday, April 17th, 2005

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/Peace.mp3] The storms of life are constant. You’re likely in the middle of one right now. Maybe your work is going smoothly but there’s rough waters with your kids. Maybe it’s calm waters at home but your job is threatening to swamp your canoe. Maybe home and career are floating along but inside your heart […]

A Fresh Start (Audio Message)

Sunday, January 2nd, 2005

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-A_Fresh_Start.mp3] The New Year. Our good intentions are at their peak in January. Yet there’s no magic in the turning of a calendar page. The challenge of a New Year is that we bring our old self into it. So how do we make a fresh start? God is a gracious God. A God of […]

The Season Of Reflection (Audio Message)

Sunday, October 24th, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/TheSeasonOfReflection.mp3] There’s a difference between thinking and reflecting. We think all the time. We run countless checklists in our head every day. But when’s the last time we took time to reflect on God’s purpose for our life? How a trip to Chicago, time spent viewing the works of the Old Masters, and dashes and dots give pause for […]

Adjusting Our Frame (Audio Clip)

Sunday, October 24th, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/01-Adjusting_Our_Frame.mp3] The lesson of a Picasso print and priorities. (Presented to Hope Covenant Church – Chandler, AZ – 11/7/2004)

Let’s Get Social (Audio Message)

Sunday, September 12th, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/sGetSocial.mp3] Block walls. Cocooning. We name our housing developments but often don’t know our neighbors. By God’s design, we are social creatures created for relationship. Strong friendships allow us to experience life in community. How round robin letters and Ritz Crackers are proof of life long friendships. (Presented to Hope Covenant Church – Chandler, AZ […]

Do All Roads Lead To Heaven? (Audio Message)

Wednesday, August 4th, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/DoAllRoadsLeadToHeaven.mp3] It’s safe to say that when you’re trying to get somewhere, the higher the level of urgency, the greater the need for accurate directions. If you need directions to the hospital emergency room you don’t want to guess which street it’s on. If you ask for directions to the Circle K and they turn out […]

The Health & Wealth Gospel – Part 2 (Audio Message)

Sunday, July 25th, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/HealthAndWealthGospelPart2.mp3] Money. The Bible talks more about it than prayer, heaven, and hell combined. If God talks so much about it, it must be important. The first important truth about money is that God owns it all. We’re managers, but we’re not owners. So what should our attitude be toward money? And what are the […]

The Health & Wealth Gospel – Part 1 (Audio Message)

Sunday, July 11th, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/TheHealthAndWealthGospelPart1.mp3] Health and Wealth. Name It and Claim It. The Prosperity Gospel. We see it on TV and we wonder…could it be true? Is it possible that God wants to give me everything I want? Can I really be as healthy and as wealthy as I want to be? Is the “Health & Wealth” gospel an […]

Building A Rock Pile To Remember (Audio Message)

Sunday, May 23rd, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/BuildingARockPileToRemember.mp3] What will your kids be looking at in the picture albums when they become adults? Children learn what they live. What kind of environment are we creating for our children? What are we doing to help them develop a sense of identity and place? How do we teach our kids about God and His […]

Communicating Clearly (Audio Message)

Sunday, April 25th, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/CommunicatingClearly.mp3] Pick any list of critical topics in any type of relationship and communication is easily among the top three. Be it marriage, parent/child, employer/employee, boyfriend/girlfriend, or friend to friend, healthy communication skills are essential for relationships to grow and flourish. James 1:19 is a short verse loaded with wisdom on how we are to effectively communicate […]