How valuable is the Bible?

Monday, 17 March 2014 by

Ask these Chinese Christians who just received it for the first time.  

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Text Criticism sounds a little intimidating.  What is it?  It’s what we talked about this last Sunday in “the Book” class.   Its the science of determining what the original texts of the Bible were through comparing the different transcribed copies we have  today, whether they are fragments, manuscripts or quotes from Church Authors.  

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  We discussed Biblical canon formation in our Discovery Class, “The Book,”  this last Sunday.  The canon are the books in the Bible that are authorized as the scriptures of the Church.  We talked about how the early Apostles were self aware that what they were writing was to be considered scriptural and authoritative.  We

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“The Book” Begins

Tuesday, 04 March 2014 by

We recently began our second class in the Discovery Series called “The Book.”  The purpose of the class is help equip people with basics of how the Bible came to be, how it fits together and how to read it.   If you are curious as to what our denomination believes about the scriptures I

Why We Worship The Way We Do

Friday, 21 February 2014 by

Some of the best worship services I’ve ever been to have taken place in the woods. A guitar, some scripture, a few people who love God worshiping in the greatest cathedral ever constructed. Except of course for a times where I literally sat in a Cathedral, marble floors, ancient song flying from hundreds of pipes

Forty Days with Jesus

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 by

How long has it been since you thought about Lent? For many Christians Lent is just that rather somber time of year when we consider “giving something up for God.” Actually though Lent can be a really powerful and exciting tool in our spiritual lives if we’ll let it. The secret is to see Lent

Coming this Spring, The Truth Project

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 by

Do you really believe that what you believe is really real? We all believe things. We all live by our beliefs. Christian in particular hold to a unique way of looking at our world, why we’re here, what things are good and which actions are wrong. But why? Why do we have such conviction? Why