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The Great Divide

Certain things in life are just naturally at odds--forcing you to choose between one and the other. We’re often told that there is such a divide between things like faith and reason or joy and responsibility that you simply can’t have both. You’ve got to choose. But if that weren’t actually the case? Christians have long believed that a faith in Jesus Christ not only grants us a saving relationship with God the Father, but offers us a worldview that informs, and in many cases, bridges the world’s greatest divides.

Certain things in life are just naturally at odds--forcing you to choose between one and the other. We’re often told that there is such a divide between things like faith and reason or joy and responsibility that you simply can’t have both. You’ve got to choose. But if that weren’t actually the case? Christians have long believed that a faith in Jesus Christ not only grants us a saving relationship with God the Father, but offers us a worldview that informs, and in many cases, bridges the world’s greatest divides.

April 17, 2016

Week 3 | Peace or Conflict

Series: The Great Divide verse: Micah 6:8, Ephesians 4:29, Romans 14:19, Matthew 7:3–7:5

April 10, 2016

Week 2 | Faith or Reason

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: The Great Divide Topic: Queens Parish verse: Proverbs 1:1–1:7, Genesis 1:26–1:31

March 29, 2016

Week 1 | Work or Fulfillment

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: The Great Divide Topic: Queens Parish verse: Matthew 22:34–22:40, Matthew 5:6

October 15, 2017

Week 1 | Constancy

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Uncommon Bond Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Proverbs 17:17–17:17, Proverbs 18:24–18:24, Proverbs 20:6–20:6, 1 Samuel 18:1–18:3, 1 Samuel 20:17–20:17, 1 Samuel 20:42–20:42, 2 Samuel 1:26–1:26

October 8, 2017

Week 5 | Opening Your Eyes to Life

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Finding God Again: Opening Your Eyes to Mercy and Grace Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Luke 15:11–15:24, John 10:10–10:10

October 1, 2017

Week 4 | Opening Your Eyes to Love

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Finding God Again: Opening Your Eyes to Mercy and Grace Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Luke 15:11–15:24, John 3:1–3:3, John 4:9–4:10

September 24, 2017

Week 3 | Opening Your Eyes to Help

speaker: Ken Chitwood Series: Finding God Again: Opening Your Eyes to Mercy and Grace Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Luke 15:11–15:24, Psalm 103

September 10, 2017

Week 1 | Opening your Eyes to Longing

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Finding God Again: Opening Your Eyes to Mercy and Grace Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Luke 15:11–15:24, Ephesians 2:8–2:10

September 3, 2017

Week 2 | Seeking without Offense

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Heart Your Hood 2017 Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 1 Peter 2:9–2:12, 1 Peter 3:13–3:17

August 20, 2017

Week 11 | Gifts, Ethics, and Loving Neighbors

Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Queens Parish verse: Romans 12:1–12:2, Romans 13:8–13:14

August 13, 2017

Week 10 | Suffering

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 8:18–8:39