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Beyond the Sermon

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Episode 8: New Life in Christ

Part of the Winsome Series, Loving to Share the Good News • February 5, 2020 • David Staff

Pastor David Staff and host Sindy Friedrich discuss "What Happens When Someone Trusts Christ?" You'll hear about the wholesale change of our relationship with God, the new team we're invited and empowered to serve alongside, and the new opportunities we're given as those entrusted with the Gospel. Dive in deeper with questions like "Should I feel different if I am saved?" and "What does it mean that we're saved by grace?" (17:17)

Episode 7: What Does Trusting in Christ Mean?

Part of the Winsome Series, sharing God's good news. • January 12, 2020 • David Staff

Pastor David Staff and host Sindy Friedrich discuss What Does Trusting in Christ Mean? You'll encounter the crucial distinction between accepting all God has said about Himself and His great plan of salvation as true, and accepting it as true for you personally. Dive deeper into the issue of belief in Christ and questions like "Am I really trusting in Christ if it's hard for me to process the resurrection?" and "How would I know if I really have trusted Christ?" (21:14)

Episode 6: What Jesus Did About Sin

Part of the Winsome Series, sharing God's good news. • January 12, 2020 • David Staff

Pastor David Staff and host Sindy Friedrich discuss What Jesus Did About Our Sin. You'll encounter the biblical groundwork of our inherited and earned distance from God, the great lengths He went to close that gap in Jesus, and key questions such as: Did Jesus Come to Save Everyone? and Was It Cruel for the Father to Send His Son to Die? (16:25)

Episode 5: Understanding Sin and a Holy God

January 3, 2020 • David Staff

Pastor David Staff and host Sindy Friedrich discuss What is Sin and Why Does it Matter? You'll encounter a brief biblical summary and key questions such as: Is Murder Really the Same as Lying? and What's Up with the Blood Requirement Thing? (19:06)

Episode 4: The Gospel

God's offer and saving grace • November 17, 2019 • David Staff

Most Americans (6 in 10) say they have made “a commitment to Jesus Christ,” and yet many people—perhaps most—are still conflicted between Jesus and good deeds as the way to heaven. Can some of the fog about salvation and good works be cleared up? What is God’s gospel offer and how can people be sure they are right with God, and headed to heaven? In this episode, Pastor David discusses God's offer and saving grace.

Episode 3: Jesus the Christ

His Person and Work • November 10, 2019 • David Staff

It seems that beyond believing that Jesus actually lived, there’s considerable and widespread confusion about who He was and what He actually accomplished. So, what are the key truths about Jesus to understand and to clarify with others? In this episode, Pastor David answers the questions of Jesus and His work.

Episode 2: The Inerrancy Interpretation of the Bible

November 4, 2019 • David Staff

In this episode we'll discuss the Bible and its inerrancy. As the verbally inspired Word of God, the Bible is without error in the original writings, the complete revelation of His will for salvation, and the ultimate authority by which every realm of human knowledge and endeavor should be judged. Therefore, it is to be believed in all that it teaches, obeyed in all that it requires, and trusted in all that it promises.

Episode 1: Who is God?

October 21, 2019 • David Staff

In this episode, Pastor David Staff will begin setting the table for a 4-part series of podcasts surrounding core convictions. Pastor David will address the question, "Who is the one true God?" We'll follow that up with some important "so what" questions.