Contributed on Sep 2, 2012
Why are words of Genesis 1:1 the first verse in our Bible? And what can these words mean to us who trust in God for our hope and our salvation?
(We opened with a youtube video featuring David Attenborough reciting the words to the famous Louis Armstrong song: “It’s a Wonderful World” for a BBC nature program commercial. It beautifully illustrates the splendor of God’s creation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIEA5sX7W9Q). We do indeed ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2012
Adam and Eve chose to Sin. And when we sin, it’s our choice. It’s our fault. But why is it important that I admit my own fault?
OPEN: (We opened with a Dorito’s commercial that has Eve attempting to share the forbidden fruit with Adam and he rejects her offer – holding up a Dorito’s Bag and saying “I’m good.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHSjpezHHcw) Now, I liked that. Not only was it humorous… but it a great ...read more
Contributed on Sep 24, 2012
Jesus wasn’t "attractive" enough to be elected president, let alone Savior. But why wasn’t Jesus desirable to the people of His day? What message did He preach that the masses reject Him?
OPEN: How many of you have noticed that there’s a Presidential election coming up? (This met with a certain amount of laughter). Just a few weeks ago, the Republican Party - and then the Democratic Party - had their political conventions where they officially nominated their candidate. There ...read more
Contributed on Sep 30, 2012
Paul teaches us that the world will not see as being eloquent, wise or persuasive. We're never going to impress the world by "who" we are. So how can we possibly overcome the world and win it to Christ? What (or Who) is going to give us the edge?
Ravi Zacharias did a lectureship at Ohio State University. As he was being driven to the lecture, they passed by the Wexner Art Center. The driver said, “This is a new art building for the university. It is a fascinating building designed in the post-modernist view of reality.” ...read more