Review – Burning Questions and Faith: Exploring Where the Evidence Leads (DVD)

Burning Questions is a new six-part DVD series produced by Talon Productions and Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, and is hosted by Dr. Andy Bannister, the Director for RZIM Canada. In this very informative and thorough series, Dr. Bannister takes us on a journey to three countries and asks representatives from the major world religions, as […]

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The Danger of Seeking God

The danger of seeking God comes when the picture or conception of God we have formulated is inaccurate. If we have created an image of God built around little more than our own psychological projections, contemporary philosophical assumptions, or religious persuasions, maybe we need to take a step back and reflect on another picture. For instance, […]

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Stuff Jesus Said: #1 – Get Over Yourself

“If your first concern is to look after yourself, you’ll never find yourself. But if you forget about yourself and look to me, you’ll find both yourself and me” (Matthew 10:39 – Jesus Christ). This idea flies in the face of what has become an all to common belief in our world.  We all suffer […]

Alan Hirsch on Church as Communitas not Community

In this short clip, Alan Hirsch discusses the difference between the church as communitas, not community. A communitas is a church steeped and driven by mission, not ministry. As a result, it isn’t afraid to take risks as it moves towards the future with an honest sense of adventure and creativity; qualities that often don’t […]

Toward the Other: Thoughts from Brian McLaren on Rethinking and Reframing the Christian Response to the Religious Other

The subject of inter-religious and non-religious dialogue normally conjures up images of battle, debate and intense forms of argumentation. Even for those who claim to represent Christianity, hostility, rather than hospitality, usually describes our method of persuasion. In this video from Brian McLaren, he asks a number of important questions about how we normally conduct […]

Confidence and Slippery Slopes – A Short Video from Brian McLaren

Click here to watch the video clip from Brian McLaren entitled Confidence and Slippery Slopes I deeply appreciate Brian’s ideas around how we learn as students/disciples of Jesus Christ. Students never believe they know it all or that they know nothing at all. Instead, they are constantly moving forward, learning new things along the way. […]