The Rev. Nick Lannon answers more questions at his class on the biblical worldview. This year, the questions were about whether or not sexual sin is worse than other sin, and whether or not non-moral category distinctions (such as "white" or "black" Christian) are helpful in the church.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Ecclesiastes with a discussion of death. What seems like—and is—the end of all our longings, desires, and dreams for this life is no reason not to celebrate this life and live like it's a gift from God.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society with a look at the fifth chapter of Carl Trueman'sStrange 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.
The Rev. Dr. Jonathon Wylie wraps up the 2022 Fall Retreat with a broad discussion of the archaeology of religion in ancient Israel, and how these resources help to illuminate scripture.
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.
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.
In this third session of the 2022 Fall Retreat, the Rev. Dr. Jonathon Wylie takes a look at a case study: the Philistines. What can we learn about these famous people by looking at textual and archaeological record?
In his second talk at the 2022 Fall Retreat, the Rev. Jonathon Wylie takes in an-depth look at what life was like in ancient Israel.
In this opening talk for the 2022 Fall Retreat, the Rev. Dr. Jonathon Wylie discusses what archaeology can and cannot do. How are we to make connections between the archaeological record and the Bible?
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.