The Power of Stories in Shaping and Reshaping our Worldview

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The primary reason why we hold on doctrinal problems is largely because of our Sunday school experience. For example, the idea of an angry God who requires the brutal death and blood of his incarnate son in order to reconcile with his creation is a major doctrine in Christian settings. Consequently, …

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CBE: New Testament, John’s Gospel of Jesus

Making good progress, we move on to John's gospel on Friday. John's writing style is poetic, incorporating elements of the creation story in Genesis as he tries to bring his audience to understand the concept of the logos being made accessible to humanity, to die for humanity, bringing universal redemption to all who believe. So …

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Community Bible Experience: New Testament, 1 Peter

We start Peter's first letter this Friday. Some theologians suggest that it was written in the early AD 60's, most likely in the final years of his life and ministry. The letter open's up with these words, "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, …

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Community Bible Experience: New Testament, the Book of Mark

We started The Book of Mark last week, one of the accounts of the life of Jesus. We discussed who he was; who his audience was; possible reasons behind his writing; and other questions using our weekly agenda. This week we progress on to pages 330-341, so join us if you can, or meet with …

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Community Bible Experience: New Testament, The Book of Mark

After an awesome time studying the wealth of wisdom found in the book of James, we continue our journey through the New Testament to Mark's account of Jesus. Who is Mark? Who was he writing to? What were the possible reasons behind his writing? These and many more questions will be discussed during the course …

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