Antifragile — The Trinity, Part 2

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Jesus described God as a loving heavenly Father, but sometimes people see God as a stern disciplinarian. If God were really loving, they ask, how could he sit idly by while his children suffer? Pastor Luke looks at Romans 5:1–8 in “Antifragile,” part 2 of his 3-part series “The Trinity.”

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A City and a Tower — The Trinity, Part 1

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The coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost was accompanied not only by tongues of fire, but also by linguistic tongues as well. To understand that phenomenon, we look back to the story of the Tower of Babel. What is its significance for us today? Pastor Luke preaches from Genesis 11:1–8 in “A City and a Tower,” the first message in a new series “The Trinity.”

Purity Code — This Changes Everything, Part 5

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Humans have the ability to be disgusted, and can even transmit their disgust to others around them. How much does that overlap with religion – for example, in purity laws and speech codes? If disgust is related to religion, what does disgust say about God? After God called him to visit a Gentile’s home, the Apostle Peter needed answers to these questions. Pastor Luke looks at Acts 11:1–18 in “Purity Code,” part 5 of his 6-part series “This Change Everything.”

Fear of Public Speaking — This Changes Everything, Part 2

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Honesty is the best policy, but sometimes it can be, if not dangerous, then at least socially awkward. If we have unpopular opinions, they might be off-putting to others. But the first Christians were admired, even by their critics, for having the courage of their convictions. We can have it too, because the Resurrection changes everything. Pastor Luke preaches from Acts 5:27–32 in “Fear of Public Speaking,” part 2 of his 6-part series “This Change Everything.”

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