Sticks and Stones

Kevin Bentley teaches from Isaiah 6 on free speech. One definition of free speech is the right to express information, ideas or opinions, free of government restriction based on content, and subject only to reasonable limitations, especially as guaranteed by the 1st and 114th amendments. The 1st amendment says that Congress shall make no law […]

“Heard” Immunity

Dean Elliott teaches from Psalm 52 and Proverbs 26 on propaganda. The Bible doesn’t use the word ‘propaganda,’ but it does say a lot about foolish, futile, and/or unrighteous speech. What is propaganda and how can we recognize it? What can we do to gain “heard” immunity? What does the Bible say about our speech, […]

Authority

Kevin Bentley continues the Fault Lines series by teaching the Biblical perspective on government. Should believers ever resist the government? What is God’s role in appointing political leaders? What’s the spiritual purpose of government? Should Christians participate in politics? The answers lie in an understanding of God’s authority. Believers must respect the government. Main Scripture […]

Surviving the Tsunami

David denHartog continues the series, “Fault Lines.” Tsunamis are the result of an earthquake under the ocean floor. As we parent our children and grandchildren, how do we counteract the culture that surrounds them (and us) every day? What can we do to help make sure that Christian values are embraced by the teenagers and […]

Periodic Eruptions

Dean Elliott continues the “Fault Line” series. Race is God’s idea, and will even be around in eternity. Racism is an effect of man’s sin and defined in the way that it is used. It uses physical, language, or cultural differences in order to accomplish some selfish end. Racism, in any form, is ugly. The […]

Strange Flesh? or a Strange Hermeneutic?

Dean Elliott teaches from Genesis 18 and 19, and Jude 6-8. This sermon in the Fault Lines series takes a look at the Biblical view of homosexuality. “Strange flesh,” found in Jude 7 (NKJV), refers to anything outside the bounds of what God has set of one man and one woman together. Hermeneutics is the […]

Faith or Fear?

David denHartog teaches from Psalm 11 in the first of of the series, Fault Lines. There are often tremors before an earthquake that give us warning as to its approach. In the same way, there are threats to our Christian freedoms that indicate… The purpose of this series is to educate and inform the church […]