August 19: Obedience | Matthew 22:23-40 What is the connection between faith and works? Do the Old Testament Laws still apply to us today? The New Testament concept of faith is not so much about the idea of claiming something
August 12: Scripture | 2 Timothy 3:14-17 | Zak Kratzer Did the stories of scripture actually happen, or are they simply metaphors? What is the connection between the Old Testament and the New? With regards to question number 1: yes.
August 5: Trinity | Mark 3:28-30 Where does the doctrine of the Trinity come from? What is “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit” and why is it “unforgivable?” The Trinity is not a doctrine found in scripture per-se, rather it is
July 29th: MISSION SUNDAY (Matt. 28:16-20)
July 22: Afterlife | Revelation 21:1-8 In light of a seemingly infinite physical universe, where is Heaven? Where is Hell? What is Hell? Why would a loving God consign anyone to eternal fire? Actually, recent scientific theory strongly suggests the
July 15: 1 Kings 19:1-18, 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 | Silence Why should I pray when it seems God is not responding? What should I do during those “dry” times in my spiritual journey when I don’t feel God’s presence? Sometimes
July 8: Luke 11:5-13, Gen. 18:22-33 | Prayer Why should I keep praying? How does prayer help God? Does prayer change God’s mind? God’s will for humanity was always for us to be partners in His creative and redemptive work.
July 1: James 1:2-3 | Pain If God is love, why do people suffer? How can we possibly “find it all joy” as scripture suggests in the face of life’s senseless and devastating tragedies?
June 24: Romans 8:28-30 | Will Do we have free will, or all things predestined by God? If we do have free will, how can the prophets predict the actions of people in advance?
June 17: Mark 12:41-44 | Go Big or Go Home In the world, it often seems that the giver with the deepest pockets gets the glory. Jesus teaches his disciples that God values those small gifts that are accompanied by