Thabiti Anyabwile, Louis Love, and Tony Carter come up on the porch to talk about the lines pastors shouldn’t cross, as mandated by Scripture and suggested by wisdom, in their preaching. They answer questions that can be summed up as, “How far is too far? How much is too much? When is relevance irreverent?” After all, “a lot of inappropriateness in the pulpit is because we can be some inappropriate dudes!” one of the brothers suggests -- which is timely wisdom considering the recent dustup with Jamal Bryant. But what about preaching from manuscripts — should preaching only be done extemporaneously? “Well if you don’t plan what you gon’ say, you gon’ say what you don’t plan — and you and everyone else will hear it,” Tony Carter reminds us. C’mon up and join the conversation as these brother
Paula White delves into scripture to teach on specific topics of interest to our Christian walk. This episode deals with God speaking to us through the gift of prophesy, and recognizing when a prophesy is and is not of God.
Taught by Tyler Lynde at Trinity Community Church West on 6-22-14tccknox.com
JESUS’ GRACE: Acts 9:1-19 BIG IDEA Jesus’ grace confronts and comforts. Saul was confronted with the seriousness of his sin, but comforted by Jesus’ words of grace. Jesus’ grace also reconciles us to God as our Father and to other Christians as our brothers and sisters. Like Ananias and Saul, it doesn’t matter what your previous life looked like; If you are in Christ you are family. Furthermore, Christians are redeemed from their previous life of using their gifts and talents for their own glory, to using their gifts and talents to the glory of God. Jesus redeemed Saul’s privilege, singleness, devotion, resilience, genius, and productivity, making him the Apostle Paul. Finally, Jesus opens eyes and changes hearts. He doesn’t just confront, comfort, reconcile, and redeem. He also gi
In Acts 8, we learn a lot about the providence of God when it comes to our personal salvation. We (more…)
Hillary Clinton - "At the risk of appearing predictable, the Bible was and remains the biggest influence on my thinking. I was raised reading it, memorizing passages from it and being guided by it. I still find it a source of wisdom, comfort and encouragement."
Session 1 of Systematic Theology taught by Neil Silverberg at Trinity Community Church. tccknox.com
umc.org/connectional-table-web... The Connectional Table hosted an online conversation on human sexuality, our mission and United Methodist church law, Tuesday, April 29th. The event begins with Bible study led by Bishop James Dorff, followed by a panel of United Methodist leaders and theologians who will discuss how we witness Christ's love to the world in relationship to our doctrine. The event is the first in a series of three the Connectional Table will host to foster ongoing dialogue -- both to provide an opportunity for Connectional Table members to listen and consider varying theological perspectives, as well as to create an ongoing conversation in the wider church. Webcasts will be archived for future viewing. The Connectional Table invites anyone who is interested in the topic...