How can declining birth rates impact the unique Christian view of the family? This is a pressing issue, because we need to get a handle on this complex phenomenon. In Japan, in Western Europe, and in Russia, the birth-rate has fallen precipitously, to below replacement levels. If this does not change, the economic and cultural impact will be very great on those nations. Many...
Author: Tim Keller
Topic: Church and Culture
Overflow with hope, the word overflow means to super-abound, to be filled to the brim, it would speak of a container that is filled where you can’t pick it up, you’ve got to lean over and take the first sip. This is our birthright as children of God and as followers of Christ. Hope is the belief that tomorrow is going to be better than today, and when you believe that and when...
Speaker: Mark Batterson
Scripture: Isaiah 42, Ephesians 2:10, Jeremiah 29:11, 1 Peter 1:13, Romans 15:13
Topic: The Birth of Christ
Paul teaches in Philippians 2 that God's children are to be positive, not grumbling or doubting so that they shine like lights in the midst of a wicked, dark world. Christian's faith and peace should be contagious. Paul doesn't mind his suffering in jail if his spiritual children are ready for the return of Christ. Preached at Cornerstone Church, Simi Valley under the...
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: Philippians 2:14-18