March 27, 2017
"God's justice is restorative. He wants to save us, not punish us. He wants to make us new, not make us pay. In the Bible, God's 'punishment' for sin seems to be loving us more."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (March 26, 2017)
Passage: Hosea 6:1-6, 11:8-9; John 3:16-19, 8:1-59
March 20, 2017
"Vengeance won't save us. Violence can't make us whole. Salvation is found in suffering- for others, through forgiveness, all the time."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (March 19, 2017)
Passage: Mark 8:34, Matthew 26:52, John 15:13, Psalm 7:11-16
March 13, 2017
"Christianity isn't one more thing to do; it's a new way of doing everything. It's not a credal statement. It's not a sinner's prayer. It's revolution! Insurrection! It's a total mutiny against our default way of being in the world."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (March 12, 2017)
Passage: Mark 1: 15; Matthew 3:2, 4:17; Luke 13:3, 5
March 7, 2017
"God isn't keeping score, so neither should we. Vengeance, violence, and victimhood are impotent pursuits. Jesus calls us to mercy-to grace and forgiveness. Jesus invites us to stop keeping count."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (March 6, 2017)
Passage: Matthew 18:21-22, Psalm 86:5, Daniel 9:9