LOSING MY RELIGION, Week 2: The Trouble With God This weekend we turn our attention to The Trouble with God and try to peel away the layers of religion to see if we can discover the face of God.
Where has God been the last 12 months?!? One year ago this weekend we went into lockdown. Since then all of life has been turned upside down. What does this past year say about God? Join us this weekend as we wrestle with that important question.
How’s this for a big question: How Can A Loving God Send People to Hell? You may have friends who struggle with this one so let them know we’re going to at least provide some good things to think about to help come to terms with this very important question.
We will look at why God seems to be so crabby—and violent—especially in the Old Testament. A timely topic in light of 9/11.
One of the ways God is often defined is in terms of who God’s enemies are, and making sure that God’s enemies are our enemies, and making doubly sure that our enemies are God’s enemies. This week’s story feeds into that belief but with a surprising twist!
Easter – Jesus and the woman, John 8: 2-11
We are looking at what the cross reveals to us about the real God. While Christians believe the cross is where we see the real God, over the centuries we’ve created layers of misunderstanding about God even around the cross.
God asks Abraham to do something absolutely horrifying. On the surface it presents God as a masochist. But hopefully by now you’re beginning to see that underneath the surface is a radical picture of what God is really like. This weekend is no exception.
We’re going to look at another Old Testament story that provides great insights into the character of God. It has something to do with steaks, fire pots, and selling/buying cars!
100% chance of rain this weekend as we board Noah’s ark to discover this story really says about