What does Matthew 5:17-19 mean? Jesus seems to be teaching that we must follow all the laws of Moses, including the very least of them. Are Christians required to follow all the 612 laws of Moses? This teaching of Jesus must be interpreted in light of his death and resurrection. Romans 7 says that we died to the law through the body of Christ. This video explains how Romans 7 helps us interpret Matthew 5:17-19.
In light of the continued police brutality in the U.S., systemic inequality, racism, and injustice worldwide, join us at 8 pm Central Time in the U.S. on Sunday, 7 June 2020 (1 am GMT on Monday 8 June) for a time of prayer for justice, equality, unity, and peace.
On May 17, 2020, Mayor Eric Hogue of Wylie, Texas, sent an email to city council member Jeff Forrester requesting that only men be selected to lead the opening prayer at the city council meeting. The mayor’s email sparked social media outrage and there is a protest planned during the upcoming city council meeting scheduled for May 26th. This incident with Mayor Hogue highlights important issues for Christians and Christians in America. Does the Bible give Christians permission to discriminate against women? Does the Bible teach that women should be silent in the church? Is prayer before a city council meeting appropriate? Watch this video for a Christian insider’s take on Mayor Hogue’s email and how Christians should respond to this incident.
How many times is hell mentioned in the Bible? That depends on which translation you read. This video is a discussion of the words that have been historically translated as hell in English, and how those words should not have been translated that way. The concept of hell as a place of eternal conscious torment is not faithful to the Biblical text, nor is it faithful to the essence of Christianity. This video will give you good reasons to ditch the idea of eternal conscious torment in hell, and embrace a more Biblical view of the afterlife.
Has the theory of evolution been scientifically proven? What about the origin of life? Despite the widespread belief in evolution within the scientific community, scientists who research the topic make honest admissions of how much we really don’t know. We do not know how life originated and we do not know how it developed. The theory of evolution has not been scientifically proven. In fact, there are some major and probably insurmountable problems with the idea that life could originate spontaneously and develop through evolutionary processes. This video discusses what the scientists who are experts in these fields have to say about the origin and development of life.
Join us on Good Friday, April 10th 2020 at 5 pm GMT (12 pm US Central Time) as we celebrate the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ together on live stream!
Is fearing God a good thing? Does God want us to fear him? Is there anyone who shouldn’t fear God? Is there anyone who should? This video explores the role of fear in our relationship and experience with the Creator of the Universe.
People sometimes have the idea that the Bible is a difficult book to read, but most of it really isn’t difficult. The Bible is an amazing book that reveals who God is and tells us the highlights of God’s history with humanity. Much of the Bible is exciting, some of it is a bit dull, and some parts are horrifying, but all of it is enlightening, and it has a great ending that includes you. This video is a short introduction to what is in the Bible, along with an invitation to read the Bible with me on live stream.
Coronavirus is becoming a significant concern that is causing fear in many people. When something like this happens, people wonder why and sometimes falsely attribute natural disasters and epidemics to God. Is God responsible for Coronavirus? We can look at the life of Jesus to get the answer to this question. Jesus had one response to sickness: he cured it. We should consider God the healer of sickness, not the bringer of sickness. This video explores God’s work in the world and how it relates to Coronavirus and to your life.