Catechesis: Community Questions (2017.11.26 Sermon)

November 27th, 2017 | John Chandler

April Karli, Shane Blackshear, and John Chandler close out our eight week discussion series, “Catechesis: What the Church Has Always Believed”, by responding to questions submitted by our community. Questions Responded to: What are the essential beliefs a church should hold to be considered Christian? In what sense is the bible “inspired” by God? We often hear about how the … Read More

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Catechesis Week 8: Who is the Holy Spirit? (2017.11.20 Sermon)

November 20th, 2017 | John Chandler

April Karli continues our eight week discussion series, “Catechesis: What the Church Has Always Believed”, by asking the question: “Who is the Holy Spirit?” Quotes and Resources: “When believers live in the power of the Spirit, the evidence in their lives is supernatural. The church cannot but be different, and the world cannot help but notice.” — Francis Chan Download … Read More

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Catechesis Week 7: What happened at the cross? (2017.11.12 Sermon)

November 13th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler continues our eight week discussion series, “Catechesis: What the Church Has Always Believed”, by asking the question: “What happened at the cross?” Quotes and Resources: “Ultimately, we cannot understand the full meaning of the cross of Christ. We can only stand in silence before it, acknowledge its wonder, and submit to its power. Nevertheless, we desire to understand … Read More

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Catechesis Week 6: Who is Jesus? (2017.11.05 Sermon)

November 7th, 2017 | Chris Morton

To understand Jesus is to understand this mystery of God dwelling on the earth in human form, somehow both divine and human at the same time. But to understand Jesus is to also understand how Jesus is active and present within the Trinity both before his human birth and after his resurrection.  

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Catechesis Week 5: What does it mean to be created in the image of God? (2017.10.29 Sermon)

October 30th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler continues our eight week discussion series, “Catechesis: What the Church Has Always Believed”, by asking the question: “What does it mean to be created in the image of God?” Quotes and Resources: “You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.” — Anne … Read More

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What is God’s role in creation? (Catechesis Bonus Podcast Week 4)

October 28th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler continues our Catechesis discussion on “What is the role of God in creation?” with thoughts and extras that didn’t make it into the sermon.

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Catechesis Week 4: What is God’s relationship with creation? (2017.10.22 Sermon)

October 24th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler continues our eight week discussion series, “Catechesis: What the Church Has Always Believed”, by asking the question: “What is God’s relationship with creation?” Quotes and Resources: “This principle proceeds from the assumption that the grace of God can be seen in the raising of Christ, and concludes that Christ’s resurrection is the beginning of the new creation of … Read More

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What does it mean that God is a trinity? (Catechesis Bonus Podcast Week 3)

October 21st, 2017 | John Chandler

Shane Blackshear continues our Catechesis discussion on what is the Bible with thoughts and extras that didn’t make it into the sermon. Quotes and Resources Mentioned: The Trinity (Guides to Theology), by Roger Olson and Christopher Hall Scot McKnight blog posts on the Trinity controversy St Patrick’s Bad Analogies (YouTube)

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Catechesis Week 3: What is the Trinity? (2017.10.15 Sermon)

October 15th, 2017 | John Chandler

Shane Blackshear continues our eight week discussion series, “Catechesis: What the Church Has Always Believed”, by asking the question: “What is the Trinity?” Download the Reflection & Discussion Guide Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes Discuss more in a Community Group

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What is the Bible? (Catechesis Bonus Podcast Week 2)

October 12th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler continues our Catechesis discussion on what is the Bible with parts that didn’t make it into the sermon, as well as questions and thoughts that came out of the Community Group discussions. Quotes and Resources Mentioned: The most frequent way we have of getting rid of the puzzling or unpleasant difficulties in the Bible is to systematize it, … Read More

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