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Sermon

How to Recognize a Fool

September 11th, 2022

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Psalm 14, in which the Psalmist claims that only a fool would say that there is no God. Though we are all tempted to be our own gods, there is Good News: we have a God, he has acted to save, and in Jesus, that saving work is complete.

Psalm 14

Formation

Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 3)

September 7th, 2022

Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society, reviewing chapter two of Carl Trueman's Strange New World. In this discussion, he looks at the ideas of Rene Descartes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and the Romanticists.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

For the video shown in class, click below:

The Method of DOUBT: Descartes' Discourse on Method, Part IV

Formation

Ecclesiastes (Part 1)

September 4th, 2022

Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on the Wisdom literature of the Old Testament by beginning a series on Ecclesiastes. In this introductory lesson, he reviews authorship and dating, and looks at some key terms and themes from the book.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Ecclesiastes

Sermon

Jesus Signs Your IOU

September 4th, 2022

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Paul's letter to Philemon, regarding the runaway slave Onesimus. Paul preaches the Gospel to Philemon, ensuring that all slaves--including we who are enslaved to sin--will be set free.

Philemon

Formation

Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 2)

August 31st, 2022

Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his Scripture, the Self, and Society class with a look at the first chapter of Strange New World by Carl Trueman. He discusses Trueman's major premise as well as some key terms: "the self," "expressive individualism," and "the social imaginary."

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

To watch videos shown in the class, click below:

The Blue's Clues Pride Parade Sing-Along Ft. Nina West! - YouTube

Sermon

Gospel Hospitality

August 28th, 2022

Bishop Alan Hawkins preaches a sermon on Luke 14, in which Jesus teaches on hospitality. Jesus shows us where are the best seats in the house are, how God calls us to hospitality and welcome, and that he has founded a great banquet feast for the poor...and we are all poor.

Luke 14

Formation

Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 1)

August 24th, 2022

Kicking off his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society (which will use Carl Trueman's book Strange New World as a central resource), Dr. Michael Nicholson leads a tour of the world in which we find ourselves: transgenderism, drag, pronouns, and more. Then he does a short Bible study on the meaning of "identity."

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

To watch videos shown in the class, click below:

The 11-year-old trailblazing drag kid 'Desmond is Amazing' - YouTube

US Navy Training Video - Importance Of Using Correct Pronouns - YouTube

Sermon

Pulled Down and Built Up

August 21st, 2022

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Jeremiah 1, in which the prophet is commissioned to preach God's word--his killing word and is creative word. These two words lead first to our awareness of sin and finally to our salvation in Christ.

Jeremiah 1