Almighty — Article One, Part 4

markusspiske | Pixabay Christians have historically affirmed that God is “almighty” or “omnipotent.” What does it mean that God is all-powerful? And if God is so powerful, why is God’s world such a mess? Pastor Luke teaches from in “Almighty,” the fourth and concluding message in his series “Article One.” Advertisements

The Missing Word – Article One, Part 3

LisaRedfern | Pixabay The early church described God as a loving heavenly Father and the creator of heaven and earth. Later Christians said they didn’t say enough, that “Creator” alone doesn’t accurately describe God. What did they leave out? And is it really all that important? Pastor Luke looks at in “The Missing Word,” part 3 of his… Continue Reading →

Creator — Article One, Part 2

NASA/ESA | HubbleSite The Christians who developed the Apostles’ Creed were determined to profess their belief that God created heaven and earth. Why was it such a big deal to them? Does anyone but a few theologians really care who created the universe? Pastor Luke preaches from Genesis 1 in “Creator,” part 2 of his 4-part series “Article One.”

Father — Article One, Part 1

PublicDomainPictures | Pixabay Creeds are confessional statements in which Christians try to discern what Holy Scripture teaches about various matters. Like other ancient creeds, the Apostles’ Creed describes God as our ‘Father.’ More recently, some have argued that fatherhood language is patriarchal and problematic. What difference does it make? What’s at stake in the way that Christians… Continue Reading →

Fitness — Signs of Life, Part 4

Brenderous | Flickr Membership in a church is different from membership in a health club. But they are similar in one way: people go to them because they want to make some changes in their life. Health clubs use treadmills, weights, universal machines, and so forth. What are the tools are available to help people… Continue Reading →

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