An Introduction to Nuance

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In an increasingly polarized culture we need to learn to think like Jesus so we can live like Jesus.

Let’s begin with an introduction.

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Let’s Talk About Submission...

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Among all the unpopular sections of the New Testament, this verse sits near the top. How can a pastor, who is following Jesus, tell women, children, and slaves to be submissive? And how can this possibly be good, liberating news today, not just for some people, but for everyone?

So let’s do it: Let’s talk about submission!

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You Don’t Have to Live Like That Anymore

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This is the part of Ephesians most young people don’t like. Paul shifts from grand, sweeping statements about inclusion and justice into what sounds like (gasp!) RULES!

What is God saying to us through this section? And what does it look like to read these as more than moral management.

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Praying for God's Building Project

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Dave dug into Paul's prayer in Ephesians 1:15-23 by exploring four words: hope, power, culture, and the Church.  He summarized "the building work" Paul is up to like this: We pray that God would deepen and enrich the quality of our hope so that his power can flow in and through us as we live in a culture that resists and distracts us from living into the reality of being Christ’s body.

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