Posts Tagged "Sunday School"


Six Weeks of Sunday School

Six Weeks of Sunday School


Posted By on Oct 25, 2018

It dawned on me that when people hear ‘Sunday School’ they either think of a monologue-lecture or sitting around a table going through a curriculum. We don’t do Sunday School that way! Ours is sort of a vibrant (rowdy at points), dynamic (opinionated), humorous (irreverent) conversation. I love these classes. Right now we are looking at 4 topics every week: a who a what a where a when Below is a 1 min video – I...

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There is something uniquely intense about words that start with the letter ‘I’ when it comes to the study of religion and scripture. It is an unfortunate quirk in the English language that leads negatives – or negations – to begin with the letter ‘I’. We are talking about infallible, inerrant, and inspired.  The important thing to know right off the bat is that: Those words are not interchangeable Those words are vastly different in...

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G is for Genre (Sunday School)

G is for Genre (Sunday School)


Posted By on Oct 25, 2017

UPDATE:  Link to the audio podcast of this class  Here is a preview of our topic for this Sunday: Genre is by far the most important thing about the Bible that many people who claim to be ‘Bible-believing’ don’t know. Nothing matters more than genre when it comes to reading the Bible. According to Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms (Kindle Locations 593-595). “Genre: A term that refers to different types or varieties of literature...

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E is for Empire

E is for Empire


Posted By on Oct 7, 2017

Sunday School Preview for October 8 E is for Empire Christian thought, belief, and practice, “suffers from an imperial condition” according to Catherine Keller in her chapter in PostColonial Theology. That is eye-opening news to many people who claim to be ‘Bible-believing’. We live in an odd time in N. America where those who love, quote, and believe the Bible the most happen to be the least aware of the Bible’s concern with...

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D is for Deconstruct

D is for Deconstruct


Posted By on Sep 26, 2017

In the ABCs of Faith we have talked about salvation (atonement), sacraments (baptism), and Jesus (christ) … now we turn a corner and go in a completely different direction. Here is a preview of this week’s Sunday School class for October 1 at 9am [a PDF is available at the bottom of the page]  D is for Deconstruction Deconstruction is love. This is what makes it different than destruction or demolition. Deconstruction is...

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