Modern Movements with Hidden Hooks. Why question a modern social justice movement that targets racism and inequality? Why question a brand of Christianity that is progressive and nonjudgmental and embraces doubt? Why question a modern self-concept that provides new freedom and identity? Here's why.
Left alone in the middle of intense cultural hostility that led to the crucifixion of their leader, a small band of ordinary Jesus followers defies all odds. They start a new church that changes the world.
In this series through the book of Acts, we see how they did it. And we learn how we can do it too.
The psalms (songs) in this series make up the playlist for a concert composed specifically for worriers. The lyrics speak directly to anxious hearts., bringing empathy, encouragement, and hope. And some needful perspective. Come to the concert! Tickets are free. Expect to leave some burdens behind.
In his last time together with his disciples before his crucifixion, you would expect Jesus to say and do the things that are most important to him. And he does. His last words and actions give us a poignant picture of his heart and his plan for us. In this we see fresh meaning and purpose for the new life he gives.