Archive for November, 2011

Timeline of Truth 07 – Sin Breaks Everything (Genesis 3:7-19)

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

When Adam chose to sin, he became a sinner, and sin broke everything. We list 10 areas that are broken by sin.

Shepherdology – The Biblical Titles for a Pastor

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

We look at 3 terms used for the leaders of a church: pastor (shepherd), overseer (bishop), & elder. We examine evidence that these terms speak of the same position (not different positions). We also give 8 reasons why pastors differ from each other.

Timeline of Truth 06 – Adam Sins Against God (Genesis 3:6-7)

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

The woman is deceived, but Adam chooses to sin. We look at his choice and the fatal effects of his choice for himself and for all mankind.

Shepherdology – The Process of Becoming a Pastor

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Becoming a pastor is MUCH MORE than getting a degree. We look at six essential steps at becoming a pastor.

Timeline of Truth 05 – The Serpent Deceives the Woman (Genesis 3:1-6c)

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

The devil works through a serpent to deceive the first woman. What can we learn from this? How does it make a difference to us today?

Shepherdology – Introduction: What Is a P.A.S.T.O.R.?

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

We begin a multi-week study of the position of pastor (also known as a shepherd, bishop, overseer, or elder). We give two acronyms for pastor that introduce a pastor’s duties and a pastor’s roles.

Timeline of Truth 04 – God Establishes Marriage (Genesis 2:22-25)

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Amidst all of the confusion of our day about marriage, God’s recorded design, purpose, and process of marriage is still clear and easily understood in the book of Genesis.

What’s Our Purpose? A Study in Contrasts (Part 2)

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

We cover more contrasts which help define our beliefs, our actions, and our direction.

Timeline of Truth 03 – God Creates the First Woman (Genesis 2:18-22)

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

We take a detailed look at the specific timing and purpose of God’s design and creation of a woman.

What’s Our Purpose? A Study in Contrasts (Part 1)

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Sometimes it is helpful to explain what you are by pointing out what you are not. In this two-week study, we contrast what we are with what we are not.