June 18, 2010 – July 9, 2010
Post-Resurrection Appearances of Christ
Where do we turn when we have questions about Jesus’ resurrection and how salvation works? How about the stories about the very first people to ask these questions? In this Groundwork series we study the stories of people like Peter, John, Paul and the couple on the road to Emmaus, whose first-hand encounters with the risen Jesus Christ shaped their message of the gospel and understanding of the truths of salvation.
Episodes in this Series
June 18 , 2010
Failure, Forgiveness, & Love
In the next few episodes, we’re going to dig into the stories of Christ’s post-resurrection appearances to discover how they speak to our lives. In today’s episode, we discuss failure, forgiveness, and love in light of Jesus’ appearance to his disciples on the shore of the Sea of Galilee (John 21:1-19).
June 25 , 2010
Trusting the Resurrection Story
There is still a lot of debate about the historical accuracy of the Bible; in particular, of the gospels. Can we accept the stories they tell as true? Or do we have to accept only some and reject others? In particular, what about the story of Jesus' resurrection? Does it really matter whether that’s a true historical fact or not?
July 2 , 2010
Believing the Resurrection Story
There’s plenty of talk today about our actions matching what we say. Usually, our words do reflect our beliefs and values, who we believe in, and why. The Bible also gives us many commands on how to live. So what does the Bible say is more important, our actions or our beliefs?
July 9 , 2010
The Salvation Process
More and more people are talking about spirituality and being spiritual. And yet church attendance is dwindling. Why do you think so many people are attracted to the teachings of Jesus but turned off by the teachings of Christianity? Has the institution of the church distorted Christ’s message?