Bible Basics

In our first session we looked at some of the basic questions about the Bible. (Check back in coming days for a link to the video of Session #1.) Here are some of the resources we used for the first session: “What is the Bible?”  video from The Bible Project…

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Schedule for Thursday Nights Together

Below is the current schedule for our Thursday night conversations.  We will provide updated schedules and resources as the class unfolds.  You can check back on this blog for updates and further resources. January 14 – Intro January 28 – How do we read the Bible? February 11 – Discipleship…

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Thursday Nights Together

  Growing Connected by Jesus This is a part of our vision for our life and ministry together at Spring Creek.  Over the next several months we’ll be engaging in learning and growing together through an online class focused on some of the basics of our Christian faith.  We’ll be…

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Inconvenient Gospel

On Sunday we talked about how the Gospel is bringing together groups who were at odds with one another.  In the First Century world this was Jews and Gentiles.  Paul wants Jews and Gentiles to see that they are being brought together in Christ.  The dividing wall has been brought…

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The Story of God

When I started planning for our Ephesians series I started looking for some resources to help guide my own study.  Sometimes pastors and teachers get enamored with commentaries that dive deep into the world of the text.  At times that dive is helpful in figuring out the background of a…

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Destined?

I mentioned on Sunday that there seems to way more packed into the text of Ephesians than what we have time to unpack on a Sunday morning.  One the the things we skipped over from Ephesians 1 is the intensely debated topic of “Predestination” (cue ominous music).  The idea of…

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Intro to Ephesians

This Sunday (July 21) we’re launching into a new series on the book of Ephesians called “Walk in Way of Love.”  In Ephesians Paul has a wonderful way encapsulating what the Bible is all about; telling the unfolding story of God and God’s actions in the world.  Paul shows how…

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Ephesians: Walking in the Way of Love

“Walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” – Ephesians 5:2 (NIV) Theme verse for Ephesians series Over the summer in the combined adult Sunday school class we’ve been talking about reading the…

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Highlights in Chronicles

There were the chapters of names.  Endless names.  Unpronounceable names. There were the lists of kings and their faithless reigns of murdering rival officials, rival siblings, sacrificing children, building altars to false gods. There were the high points of king David, Solomon the Man of Peace, Hezekiah and Josiah. We…

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