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Sermon

How Dead Are You?

October 23rd, 2022

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.

Luke 18

Formation

Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 9)

October 19th, 2022

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.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Sermon

Wherever You Go, He is There

October 16th, 2022

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.

Genesis 32

Formation

Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 8)

October 12th, 2022

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.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

For the videos shown in this class, click below:

"Do Not Conform To This World" Is Now A Pro-Drag Queen Verse? - YouTube

Social Justice Warriors (SJW) monty python transgender - YouTube

Formation

Ecclesiastes (Part 6)

October 9th, 2022

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.

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Ecclesiastes

Sermon

How to Love Your Neighbor

October 9th, 2022

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.

Jeremiah 29

Formation

Scripture, the Self, and Society (Part 7)

October 5th, 2022

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?

For Dr. Nicholson's slides, click HERE.

Formation

A Biblical Worldview: Answering Questions (2022)

October 2nd, 2022

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.