BreakPoint This Week: Advent, Sacred Time, and Worldview

[display_podcast] By Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Discovered by e2 media network and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not e2 media network, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. It is time to prepare for Christmas. But I don’t mean at the shopping mall. I mean sacred preparation. This upcoming Sunday marks the beginning of Advent, the time historically “set aside by the Church to help believers prepare to receive the fullness of Jesus’ coming.” And t … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, part 21

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to summit.orgAs a culture, we often use Motivation as a strategyWe see this in Christian Youth Groups across our country. We take high schoolers to a huge conference, get them really fired up with a great speaker who flips on his head and burps the alphabet and smoke and mirrors. We will rile them up! And in the midst of their emotional tension, we invite them to come forward and give their lives to Jesus and make decisions … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: The Day After Election Day

[display_podcast] By Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Discovered by e2 media network and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not e2 media network, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. The election is over. So what do we do now? Exactly what Chuck Colson recommended the day after the 2008 election.Whoever you voted for yesterday, Chuck Colson has a few words of wisdom for you, words he spoke after the presidential election in 2008. Please listen clo … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: The Election Is Coming

By Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Discovered by e2 media network and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not e2 media network, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Chuck Colson often said, “Salvation won’t arrive on Air Force One.” Ok, we all agree on that. So, how now shall we live?[display_podcast]Well, perhaps you’ve heard: there’s an election next week.And I’ve never seen the nation or the Church more divided over politics. For the most part … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 19 (Marxism)

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to summit.org Let’s talk about Marxism.The key work of Marxism is the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. Its controlling idea boils down to class struggle and Materialism. Now, Materialism is similar to Naturalism, but they put all their weight on “stuff” and “resources”.So, what Marx believed was that the entire history of the world could really be understood through the lens of “those who had resources … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 18

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org “As humanists we urge today, as in the past, that humans not look beyond themselves for salvation. We alone are responsible for our own destiny, and the best we can do is muster our intelligence, courage, and compassion to realize our highest aspirations.” - Paul Kurtz, “The Humanist Manifesto, 2000” The problem at the core of this statement is the matter of whose aspiration we ought to aim for. Throughout the past … [Read more...]