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Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 6)

September 28th, 2022

Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society with a look at the fifth chapter of Carl Trueman's Strange New World. In this discussion, he looks at the influence of technological advance, the collapse of traditional authority, the loss of “sacred order,” easy contraception, and the mainstreaming of pornography.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Formation

Ecclesiastes (Part 4)

September 25th, 2022

Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Ecclesiastes with a discussion of our longing for eternity. He looks at this longing in terms of time, God, and man.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Ecclesiastes

Sermon

He Knows Your Name

September 25th, 2022

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 16, in which Jesus tells a parable about a rich man and a beggar named Lazarus. Jesus gives Lazarus a name to both warn us about hell, and to reassure us that he knows us and gave himself for us.

Luke 16

Formation

Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 5)

September 21st, 2022

Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society with a look at the influence of Sigmund Freud and Wilhelm Reich, who together sexualized psychology and politicized sex.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Sermon

A Dishonest Manager, a Redeeming God

September 18th, 2022

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 16, in which Jesus tells a parable about a dishonest manager. Despite the confusing details of the story, it's a Good News tale about a redeeming God.

Luke 16

Formation

Ecclesiastes (Part 3)

September 18th, 2022

Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Ecclesiastes with a discussion of our "fear of missing out" and how the world is never enough. We can be assured, though, that God has prepared something better for us.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Ecclesiastes

Formation

Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 4)

September 14th, 2022

Continuing his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society, Dr. Michael Nicholson looks at the work and legacy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Nietzsche, as well as the example of Oscar Wilde. When God is thought to be irrelevant, moral codes are deemed oppressive and a moral order becomes impossible to sustain.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Formation

Ecclesiastes (Part 2)

September 11th, 2022

Continuing his class on the book of Ecclesiastes, Dr. Michael Nicholson begins unpacking the idea that this world is never enough. He then looks closely at chapter 1, in which Solomon describes our world as weary and worn-out.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

For the video shown in class, click below:

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Ecclesiastes