Series: Anthology

The Bible As Literature

Pastor Jamie George – The Bible is written in literary forms. Thus understanding the nature of literature helps us understand the nature of the anthology of books we call the Bible. Literature shows instead of tells. It reminds us that how it happened is as important as what happened.

Culture and Context

Pastor Jamie George with Kristi McLelland – Guest and Professor Kristi McLelland joins Pastor Jamie in discussing the shame and honor culture in which the Bible was written.

Infallibility, Inerrancy and Inspiration

Pastor Jamie George – Certainty is often a cover-up for fear. Our path is to endlessly be trading egoic certainty for Godly confidence. Pastor Jamie unpacks the meaning of these three words that are most used to describe the Bible’s authenticity.

Streams of Theology Part 2

Pastor Jamie George – Jesus Christ is at the center of all we believe. And it seems that at the center of His belief is this message: God loves Humanity and humanity has been invited to actively participate in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Streams of Theology

Pastors Jamie George and Kevin Dixon – We are never dealing with certainty, but only with probability. You are going to place your trust in someone or something. The question is always who or what? SERMON NOTES

Genres and Translations

Pastor Jamie George – The Bible is Truth on display for us, in its parables, its narrative, its wisdom, it prophesy, its poetry, it apocalyptic literature… and even throughout Christianity’s history and immaturity. The story of God is often a mirror. When you look into it what do you see?

Context and Culture

Pastor Jamie George – What if rather than trying to mimic the specific instructions given to specific people in an ancient context, we were inspired by their struggles, challenges, solutions, and responses? What if we allowed that inspiration to permeate our being and shape the motives and longing of our hearts?