Paul's letter to Ephesus reveals the beauty and magnificence of the Church as God intended. We often take the church for granted or speak of "church" as just a place we go on Sunday morning. But the church plays a wonderful role in God's plan for mankind and salvation.
Love is a fundamental value of Christianity. It is also an important value for those outside of Christianity. But do we view love the same way, and how should Christians practice love? This series seeks to explore the Biblical principles of love.
Is church something you do or somewhere you go? The Church is more than either of these choices suggest. Church should be a community, but what does that mean? This series seeks to explore the idea of community and whether the Church meets that definition. What are the implications for Christians if the Church is a community.
There are many ideas, philosophies, and teachings on religious topics. Even under the umbrella of what many call "Christianity" there is a wide array of teachings. In this series, we explore a number of topics from the perspective of, "but what does the Bible say"?
"...That you love one another." The inspired Apostle John wrote these words nearly 2,000 years ago, but this charge remains true (1 John 3:11). How easy is it for modern Christians to live up to this standard? This series explores the ideal of Christian love.
Skeptics of Christianity sometimes argue that Jesus did not claim to be God. But does this claim stand up to scrutiny? Within the framework of first century Judaism, Jesus makes several claims of deity recognized by His intended audience. In fact, the charges against Jesus within the Jewish tribunal include blasphemy because they understood His claims. The series explores titles used by Jesus or other applying to Him which were claims of deity.
Faith is more than a vague belief. It is a conviction. It ought to drive us to action. Hebrews 11 offers several examples of what it is to be moved by faith.
How would you answer a person who asked why you worship the way you do? This series explores the basis for our worship. We seek to understand the underlying values supporting our acts of worship as well as articulate how we worship together.
We love the Thanksgiving holiday. Or, at least most Americans do. There are many reasons to love this great day; many of these reasons should be celebrated. But none is more significant than giving thanks to God. This series looks at examples and reasons for Christians' thankfulness.