April 29, 2011 – June 17, 2011
8th grader Questions
Each one of us regularly has to reconcile our Christian faith with what we know and experience of the world around us. We are left with some deep theological questions about God, how he works, and living our faith in difficult situations. In this Groundwork series, we let the profound questions asked by a class of 8th graders guide us as we did into scripture to answer questions we all wrestle with at some point about God, the nature of Jesus, war, prayer, and more.
Episodes in this Series
April 29 , 2011
In light of the profound questions asked by a class of 8th graders, it's clear they're trying to reconcile their Christian faith with what they know of the world around them. And they probably aren't alone. So with their questions as our guide, today's Groundwork asks how do we believe in someone or something I cant see? How do we know God is real?
May 27 , 2011
In a world with religious options, how do we know Christianity is true? Many of the moral teachings are the same, but are the religions the same? It's important to find assurance in these matters, we need a solid foundation on which to cultivate our faith.
June 10 , 2011
As Christians we hear the commands "Love your neighbor as yourself" and "Love your enemies." So how far does that love stretch and what does it look like in practice? Do we include EVERYONE in our social circles? What if they can't be trusted?