Who are the Jehovah’s Witnesses? Why don’t they celebrate their birthdays or accept blood transfusions? Is it true that only 144,000 will escape the fires of Hell? There is a lot of confusion on who the Jehovah’s Witnesses are and what they believe. This week, Pastor Brian will help us understand this religious group and if you don’t make it to church, he might come door to door to visit with you! Don’t miss this third message in the Options of Belief series!
Are Muslim people dangerous? Does the religion of Islam teach its followers to kill Christians and infidels? How should we respond to Muslims and do we have anything in common with them? Islam has been in the cross hairs ever since 911 and this week, Pastor Doug will look at this religion and its followers and explain the dangers and misconceptions of its teaching. Don’t miss this second message in the Options of Belief series.
What do Mormons believe? Are they just another Christian denomination or are they a different religion? Some say they are a cult but how can that be when we almost had a Mormon president? As we kick off this new series, Pastor Doug will look at Mormonism and answer the tough questions as he sits down to interview a leader of the Mormon Church. Don’t miss this first message in the Options of Belief series.
The year was 1964 and the song was Can’t Buy Me Love. Some have thought the song was about prostitution but the writer, Paul McCartney said it was about what matters most in life, love. The Bible tells us that God is love and this week, Pastor Doug will look a little deeper into this theme to reveal that love, in its purity, is sacrifice. Don’t miss the final week of Faith in Rock N Roll: The Beatles!
The year was 1971 and the song was Imagine. Though not a Beatles song, Imagine was John Lennon’s second solo album and included this song that he hoped would reach a large audience with his message and hope of love. The pages of scripture have echoed the same imagination of a world filled with love. That day will come but for now we are called to be the agents of God’s love. This week, Burke Perry will look closer at this theme and specifically the racial divide in our world today. Don’t miss the third week of Faith in Rock N Roll: The Beatles!
The year was 1970, it was the final album and the song was Let It Be. Paul McCartney inspired this song after a dream he had of this mother, Mary. Millions have been inspired by the song’s idea that good can come from hard times. This truth comes from the pages of the Bible and this week, Pastor Doug is going to look at this truth as we all go through our own kinds of struggles.
The year was 1965 and the song was Help! John Lennon said that this was one of his favorite albums because he wrote it at a time in his life when he really needed help. It seems odd that no amount of fame or fortune can get us through tough times. We find ourselves in need of help. This week, Pastor Doug is going to look at what God has to say on the subject of helping each other in times of need. Don’t miss the first week of Faith in Rock N Roll: The Beatles!
Books abound on the existence of heaven from the eyewitness testimony of those who claim to have gone there. Even though the heaven travel genre is so popular, these accounts have glaring contradictions. Is there a way to know if heaven is for real without these modern claims? This week, Pastor Doug is going to look into the facts and see if there is any real proof of eternal life.
All of Christianity rests on the belief in the resurrection of Jesus. Is there any proof that this actually happened? It seems that if this really took place, there would be some proof for something so unbelievable yet so foundational to Christianity. This week, Pastor Doug will look at the claim and honestly answer the question of proof to see if there really was a resurrection.
Was there really a guy named Noah who was told by God to build a boat to save mankind from a flood? It seems unbelievable that all the animals could fit within it and that Noah would be able to build something of that size or that it would actually float! This week, Pastor Doug will look at this wild claim to see if the evidence for this unbelievable story sinks or floats!