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WHY BE NORMAL? Social Media

September 23, 2012Randy Christian

Twenty years ago the term “social media” didn’t exist and “social networking” meant introducing people to one another. Today virtually everyone is impacted by Social Media—and not always in ways we know and understand. Are Christians any different in how we use social media—or in how it affects us?

DECATHLON: Homicide

July 29, 2012Randy Christian

We all get that murder is a bad thing. But is that all we need to understand? Jesus said some strange things about what murdering someone really is, and how often we actually do this! Join us as we gain an understanding of one of the most universally accepted laws—and why we have almost all misunderstood it!

DECATHLON: Honorable Parents

July 22, 2012Randy Christian

If you grew up with loving parents, you probably already honor them. If you didn’t, you probably struggle with this. Either way, is it really that important? Did it really require of the Big Ten commands? What’s so crucial about honoring our parents? How do we do it? And what has this got to do with our faith?

DECATHLON: Sabbatical

July 15, 2012Randy Christian

“The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath”. While most of us have heard the word “Sabbath”, few actually know what—or why—it is. Of course Jesus understood it, and taught his disciples how to as well. But do we? Is the Sabbath even for us? And if so, what does “keeping” it look like? Isn’t this just a lot of “Old Testament” stuff? Join us as we discover why this commandment may be the most important thing residents of Southern California hear this year!

PRACTICING JESUS: Birth

March 18, 2012Randy Christian

When you finish a letter, you tend to make sure the things you wanted to say are said in the end. Join us as we see John’s wrap-up and its application in prayer, mutual accountability and by practicing the life of faith.