As a young believer and a cultural separatist in the 80s and 90s, I was pretty sure that “the arts” were very bad in some foreboding but non-specific manner.
Historically, one of the most attractive features of atheism has been its claim to stark realism. No matter how unappealing a godless universe may turn out to be, atheists claim to be committed to adhering to the truth at all costs.
“I don‟t even know who I am any more.” But Moses said to God, "Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?" (Exodus 3:11)
The most popular theory today against the Bible is that the gospels are a bunch of myths and legends. As the theory goes, Jesus was a great guy with some commendable teachings, but the stories we have about him in the four gospels are made-up legends intended to beef up Christianity’s claims.
This is the video from the April 23, 2013 forum on gender roles. Pastor J.D. Greear went deeper on this issue to supplement material from the "First Love" sermon series.
This post is for Small Group members and leaders to provide care for anyone who has shared about sexual abuse.
Below is the video for week 6 of the First Love series. You can find the PDF of the entire small group guide from previous weeks. Michelle and Chris Gaynor describe how intimacy is enhanced in the marriage relationship.
Veronica Greear, Yolanda Reed, and Allison Chetwood conduct a roundtable on family roles. If you have ever wondered what it means to be a strong woman in a Chrisitan home, these three women open themselves up in an honest and insightful talk.
Here is the PDF for the First Love small group guide. The video for week 4 features the Reed family. There is plenty of wisdom and plenty of fun in this one...
Here is the PDF of the First Love Small Group Guide. This week's lesson (week 3) focuses on the keys to Communication that we see in Ephesians chapter 4.
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