Senior Pastor Bob Whitaker discusses what the interaction between our faith and learning on campus looks like. There was a time of Q&A also.
From Romans 3:9-20. Paul’s statement, “None of us is righteous, not even one” is clear and could be depressing apart from the good news: the only human being who was sinless, Jesus Christ, has become the righteousness of God for us. Through Jesus Christ we have been declared righteous by God himself. Let’s remember this and rejoice!
The context and continued relevance of Paul’s words on homosexuality are a topic of much debate. This subject is not all that Paul is talking about here, however. In this message, Pastor Bob addresses homosexuality and helps us look at Paul’s broader message.
Josiah Leuenberger helps students think together about how Christian faith comes to bear on the way we relate to the people God has placed in our lives in the midst of the unique opportunities and challenges of our context.
We seem to be born with it–the notion of God’s existence. Perhaps this is why the Bible assumes or declares the existence of God rather than spilling ink to prove it, then continues to teach us how to respond to that reality. Certainly we could all use more knowledge of God but as for knowledge essential for accountability, we have enough. The challenge is love and obedience.
Schools back in session, which means Connexion is back! Glad to have you all back in town and at ECC. Listen as Josiah kicks off the school year with a sermon entitled ‘Your Ultimate Goal’.
Paul is in prison and the end of his life is near. In the midst of these circumstances he writes some powerful words: “For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” That is a remarkable perspective on life but not an easy one to embrace. Let’s consider together what it means to adopt that point of view and how it might transform our lives.
From Acts 21:10-14. Paul’s arrest in Jerusalem began a period of imprisonment that lasted about 5 years. What can we take from Paul’s view of God in this situation to help us the next time we find our life in pieces?
This message explores several things that accompany the gospel when it comes to town (or into a person’s life).
In Acts 18:1-17, a lot of people feel God’s “frowning providence.” They face suffering, sometimes for Christ’s sake; other times they’re just caught up in evil that is being perpetrated in general. But, in this chapter we see God’s purposes ripening as he sovereignly works through their distress to build his kingdom.