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Sexuality

From Elephant in the Room

Sep 23, 2019

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What does love require? That’s the question we need to ask ourselves when we relate to people with same-sex attraction, identify as trans...

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Politics

From Elephant in the Room

Oct 14, 2019

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Do you think our society is divided politically? So was Israel — torn between coexistence with the occupying Romans and the hope of a pol...

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"Elephant in the Room" Toolkit

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Our series, Elephant in the Room, is about taking Jesus’ posture when it comes to the hot-button issues that divide our communities and o...

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The Third Option

From Elephant in the Room

Oct 7, 2019

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Our society is more than divided than ever between "us" and "them." Whether it’s race, politics, social class or some other identity, thi...

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Idolatry

From Elephant in the Room

Sep 30, 2019

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Is God No. 1 in your life? That’s the elephant in the room for all us. In this message, Dan Lian discusses idols of the heart, such as co...

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Pornography

From Elephant in the Room

Sep 16, 2019

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Is porn harmless? In this message, Brad Cooper talks about how porn is the perversion of God’s gift of sex and how Satan is using it to d...

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Loving Conversations

From Elephant in the Room

Sep 9, 2019

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Yelling or ignoring. How church has traditionally engaged culture is the elephant in the room. Dan Lian invites us to take Jesus’ posture...

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Everything You Need To Know About Psalms

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Context makes a difference in conversation, but also when we read the Bible. That’s why we created Bible Need To Know, a recurring featur...

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The best way to honor Dr. King and the King is to pursue unity

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "We must face the sad fact that at eleven o’clock on Sunday morning … we stand in the most segrega...

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What should I tell my kids about Santa Claus?

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Do you remember when you discovered Santa wasn’t real? I don’t know how old I was at the time, but I remember the horror of realizing so...

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Can Christians participate in Halloween?

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Is Halloween the devil’s holiday? Are Christians sinning if they dress in costumes for a party or trick-or-treating? The History of Hall...

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What’s wrong with the American Dream?

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The American Dream tells us if we pull ourselves up by our bootstraps and work hard, we too can have the picture perfect family, the hous...

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