When Religion Becomes A Ritual
We often think of fear as something to be avoided. But in the Bible, fear is sometimes equated with reverential awe. In fact, to fear God is to rightfully respect Him. For example, fear of God brings knowledge (Proverbs 1:7), wisdom (Psalm 111:10), confidence (Proverbs 14:25), and life (Proverbs 19:23). In this sermon from … [Read More…] When Religion Becomes A Ritual
The story of Noah and the flood is one of the most well-known in the Bible. It may be easy to shrug it off as a cute children’s story about animals and lots of rain, yet there is so much more to be found. This is a story of blessing and curse, of judgment and salvation, of grace and mercy. It’s a story that points back to Adam and points forward ultimately to Jesus.
Racism is a critical topic of discussion across American society today, even in the church. What does the Bible say about racism? How does being made in the image of God impact how we view others? What can we learn from the lives and experiences of others in our church? In this series we host important conversations with our staff and church members on how Christians should think about racism in our world.