Dr. Michael Nicholson concludes his class on scripture, the self, and society with a Bible study on the difference between a Christian theistic worldview and a secular humanist worldview.
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 6, in which Jesus pronounces his blessing on sufferers. Jesus Christ is the one--the only one--who is truly set apart, and he is set apart to save.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on the Song of Solomon with a discussion of the central theme of the book, the love felt between a man and a woman as they approach and experience their wedding, and the subordinate themes that are interwoven throughout: attraction and desire; admiration; and longing & anticipation.
Zac Miguel continues our 2022 “Not a Stewardship Campaign” Campaign with a discussion of Judges 7, in which God gives Israel a victory over the Midianites with only 300 men. In the same way he provided for his people, he will provide for you.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on scripture, the self, and society with a look at what life is like in this strange new world, and asks us to consider our complicity in it. Finally, he shares some strategies for living faithfully in this world.
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 19, in which Jesus has an interaction with the tax collector Zacchaeus. A new heart does not signal the transition from law-breaker to law-keeper, but from dead in sin to alive in Christ.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on the Wisdom literature of the Old Testament, beginning his study of the Song of Solomon. In this introductory lecture, he looks at authorship, dating, the main themes of the book, and the book’s purpose and message.
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.