Bible+Theology, Culture, Relationships

A Word to the Wise: About Friendship

Many of us tend to use the term “friend” loosely, applying the label to co-workers, classmates, and acquaintances. Often, our friends are simply people we feel comfortable around. Surrounded by our ultra-friendly Midwestern culture, we can sometimes lose sight of the importance of deep friendships and the ways in which God works through our friends… Read More A Word to the Wise: About Friendship

Culture

#trending: race

“… persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.”    – Revelation 5:9b As we come to the final message in our #trending series, pastor Charles Yu helps us understand that, if we don’t talk about race in the church and understand it from a biblical perspective, we let the secular culture decide… Read More #trending: race

Culture

#trending: #metoo

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” – Psalm 34:18 This week as we continue in our #trending series, Chris and Becky Dolson tackle the topic of the #metoo movement. We know this message can be very difficult to hear for all kinds of reasons. We want… Read More #trending: #metoo

Culture

#trending: Immigration

As we continue in our series #trending, this week Charles Yu tackled the topic of immigration. He helped us to see how the theme of being an immigrant is used throughout Scripture for the people of God, and how our response to the foreigner or alien in our midst is always to be love. Further… Read More #trending: Immigration