Appearances (Battle of the Sexes #2)

Doesn’t it drive you nuts when someone claims to be a Christian, but acts the complete opposite? They dress the part, talk the part, and fool everyone into thinking that because their outward appearance is that of a Christian, they must be one.

But following Jesus is far more a heart-thing than an appearance-thing.

If you are the type of person who doesn’t want to be a hypocrite, this message is for you. (Even if the Bible passage is about head coverings.)

Engendered (Battle of the Sexes #1)

The topic of gender has become a sticky issue in our culture today. Forty years ago, an overwhelming majority of people would have said there were only two genders – male and female. Nowadays, there are many genders recognized by various groups and individuals. The idea of gender is no longer binary. It’s become much murkier.

Not only that, but when the idea of wives submitting to husbands comes up, many people in our American society find themselves highly offended.

And yet, in this first message  of the “Battle of the Sexes” series, we tackle BOTH topics.

Yep, this seems like a no-win situation.

However, rather than be a trainwreck where people just yell at each other about how wrong they are, we take a look at the idea of gender and authority within relationships. And what we find is far more than a no-win situation.

So listen in and struggle with us as we walk through 1 Corinthians 11:2-3, figuring out how to best honor God through our understanding of gender and authority.

How To Be A (Hu)Man

What makes a man a man? Is it the ability to get any woman he wants? Is it his ability to make lots of money? Is it his ability to rise to the top of whatever he pursues? Or is it something entirely different?

In this stand-alone message, Erin talks about the nugget of truth that our surrounding culture understands, but misapplies to manhood. To learn a better definition of manhood, we look at the Apostle Paul’s word in 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 and how to take that truth nugget, and apply it to manhood in a God-honoring way.

So if you’re a guy, this message is for you.

If you aren’t a guy, this message will help you see how a man who proclaims to follow Jesus should live. (And help YOU see how you can also live!)

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