The Rev. Nick Lannon kicks off the 2022 “Not a Stewardship Campaign” Campaign with a discussion of Jesus’ interaction with a rich young man in Mark 10. When the standard is completely out of reach, we are freed to confess our fallenness, ask for forgiveness, and give out of the generosity of a resurrection heart.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on scripture, the self, and society with a look at the evolving definitions of "life," "liberty," and "the pursuit of happiness." In that context, he discusses utilitarianism and deontology.
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 18, in which Jesus tells a parable about a Pharisee and a tax collector. The Gospel is not for those who have begun climbing the mountain of faith; it is for those of us in a crumpled heap at the bottom.
Continuing his class on scripture, the self, and society, Dr. Michael Nicholson looks at the sexual revolution of the LGBTQ+ community. He examines their tenuous partnership, and the particular problem of the T.
The Rev. Todd Weedman preaches a sermon on Genesis 32, in which Jacob wrestles a mysterious opponent. We learn two things from this story: first, that wherever you go, you are there. And second, that wherever you go, God is there, too.
Continuing his class on scripture, the self, and society, Dr. Michael Nicholson discusses the liquid nature of the world, the politics of recognition, imagined communities, and more.
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The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Jeremiah 29, in which the people of Israel are called to love and care for Babylon, the people who have taken them into captivity. We are only capable of this kind of love as we remember that we ourselves were loved while we were sinners.
Dr. Michael Nicholson concludes his study of Ecclesiastes with a look at Solomon’s advice in the face of the world’s inability to satisfy: remember your creator and fear God.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society with a Bible study on the place of "culture" and "society" in scripture. What are those things and how are Christians called to interact with them?
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 17, in which Jesus' disciples ask him for more faith. But Jesus will not give you more of what you think you already have. Jesus will only be your everything.