ethics

Identity, Ethics, and Mission (1 Peter 2:9-12)

Identity, Ethics, and Mission (1 Peter 2:9-12)

1 Peter 2 walks us through answers to a progression of questions: Who are we? How did we become who we are? How will this identity play out in our daily life? How will we impact others?

Fellowship, Family, and Kingdom Ethics (Mark 10:17-31)

Fellowship, Family, and Kingdom Ethics (Mark 10:17-31)

4 episodes unfold in the sequence of Mark 10:1-31: A discussion on marriage and divorce, a blessing of children, a rich young ruler, and a question from Peter about reward. So what ties all this together?

Ten Commandments and New Covenant (Matthew 5:17-20)

Ten Commandments and New Covenant (Matthew 5:17-20)

In the 3rd of three sermons on The Ten Commandments, we explore how the New Testament handles the 10 which were the basis of Israel’s Ethical Standards. Do they have relevance to the Christian? And if so, then what advantage do we have of living them out?

Contending for the Faith (Jude 1-25)

Contending for the Faith (Jude 1-25)

In addressing a culture of ungodly behavior among people who wear God's name, Jude presents us with a wake-up call to the ramifications of lax virtue on ourselves and others.

A God of Genocide?

A God of Genocide?

As part of our Faith Challenge series, we examine the Conquest of Canaan by the Israelites to see if it constitutes genocide or ethnic cleansing, as some critics of the character of God accuse.

"Right in His Own Eyes": Moral Relativism

"Right in His Own Eyes": Moral Relativism

Moral Relativism is nothing new. We see an all-too-familiar approach to morality in the Book of Judges and now again as part of the postmodern age. As part of our "Faith Challenge" series, we explore the cycles of history and Biblical perspective in regard to views on moral truth.