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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Catechesis Week 2: What is the Bible? (2017.10.08 Sermon)

October 8th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler continues our eight week discussion series, “Catechesis: What the Church Has Always Believed”, by asking the question: “What is the Bible?” Quotes and Resources Mentioned ”But biblical interpretation is a true community activity. It is much more than individuals studying a passage for a week or so. It is about individuals who see themselves as part of a … Read More

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What is Belief? Cutting Room Floor (Catechesis Bonus Podcast Week 1)

October 7th, 2017 | Daniel Read

During our nine-week Catechesis discussion, we’ll have a bonus episode in addition to our weekly sermon podcast. In this episode, Chris digs a little further into why Christian Beliefs are reasonable…at least they can be. He also waxes about a two of his favorite books.

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Catechesis Week 1: What Makes a Belief "Christian?" (2017.10.01 Sermon)

October 2nd, 2017 | Daniel Read

“You Americans are waking up to the fact that people are sick to death of bad religion.” Michael Frost Chris Morton opens up our nine week discussion series “Catechesis: What the Church Has Always Believed” by asking the question: “What makes a belief Christian?” Quotes and Resources The Patient Ferment of the Early Church, Alan Krieder. An in-depth look at … Read More

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Mission (2017.09.24 Sermon)

September 25th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler finished our mini-series on our hope to be a people formed into mission through community. Resource mentioned: Becoming “Homemakers” in Our Sacred Neighborhoods – Missio Alliance Questions to consider: How is God already flowing into the places I inhabit? What would it look like for this place to be restored to what God intended it to be? What … Read More

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Formation (2017.09.17 Sermon)

September 18th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler continued our mini-series on our hope to be a people formed through community. Quotes and resources mentioned: “Spiritual formation” in the Christian tradition is a process of increasingly being possessed and permeated by such character traits as we walk in the easy yoke of discipleship with Jesus our teacher. From the inward character the deeds of love then … Read More

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Community (2017.09.10 Sermon)

September 10th, 2017 | John Chandler

John Chandler began a mini-series on our call to be formed into mission through community. Quotes and resources mentioned: But, I can’t read the Bible without seeing the idea of “community” everywhere, page after page. There must be thousands of verses for community to every one verse about the afterlife. — Scot McKnight Engagement with others in depth is always … Read More

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