Will There Be a Judgement Day With Two Outcomes: heaven or hell?

Today we end the series called, ‘Christian Atheist.’  What is that?  It’s the person who says I believe in God but live like He isn’t real.  They would say, I believe in God, but I don’t want to change my life to serve or follow God, I will continue to do what I want, when I want, how I want. In this series we have been walking through a survey by George Barna.  To be very transparent, the . . . Read More »

The Christian Atheist – How To Define and Achieve Success

Today we are going to talk about success.  Now I want you to understand something that is really important as we get started here today.  How you define success on a personal level really matters.  So, why would your definition of success matter so much?  Let’s just sit in that thought for a moment, think about this, what is success to you?  What does it look like?   Even as I say those words, you are probably picturing a . . . Read More »

Is the Holy Spirit Real?

What do you think about this statement?  The Holy Spirit is not just a symbol of God’s power, presence or purity, but is a real, influential being.  Do you believe that? Remember what Sam said last week?  What you believe, you are living out.  He called it, your theology.  He then accused us all of being theologians!  That’s awful – right?  Actually, Sam was right.  What you believe drives your life and directs your actions, relationships, and decisions.  . . . Read More »

Christian Atheist – What You Believe Matters

So, I want to start with a question today…and while it’s a very important question, it’s also one that hopefully challenges us and makes us think, because how you answer this question is actually reflected out in how you are living your life.  Now, I’m just going to warn you that it has a big word in it that some people would get excited to hear and discuss in a church setting, while others would hear this word, . . . Read More »

The Christian Atheist – Can I Earn My Way Into Heaven

The Christian Atheist series is based on a survey led by the Cultural Research Center of Arizona Christian University.  They surveyed 2,000 U.S. adults from four major groups: Pentecostals, Charismatics, Mainline Protestants, and Catholics about 51 topics including marriage, absolute truth, the sanctity of human life, and the authority of the Bible. The leading researcher, George Barna, concluded the following. “The most startling realization is how many people in our churches are adopting unbiblical beliefs.  American Christians are . . . Read More »