Category Archives: Culture & Theology

Culture & Theology: Escapism

Here are the notes and audio file from our discussion on Escapism during our last Culture & Theology meeting.
Audio File may be found here: (MP3)

Culture & Theology: Escapism

Notes from C&T Episode IV. Escapism.

Now I need to be upfront right now and say that for tonight’s subject, there is no end all, ultimate solution. This topic is hard for us, because Escapism is different for everyone and there is no one end all blanket ‘solution’ on this subject but I can promise you will walk away from tonight with a new insight on your life, your families life and some nuggets of truth to meditate on and how we as Christians live our lives in a world that is not our home. Continue reading

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Culture & Theology: Homosexuality

Here are the notes and audio file from our discussion on Homosexuality during our last Culture & Theology meeting.
Audio File may be found here: (MP3)
– Introduction & Background (0:00-20:30)
– Arguments used for Homosexuality (20:30 – 52:30)
– Questions & Answers (52:30 – 1:13:00)
– Scenarios (1:13:00 – 1:21:00)
Note Handout Sheet – This PDF is a brief overview of the 7 Arguments discussed during the session as well as a Resource list.
“Brain Sheet” – This PDF is an in depth work on the three main sections of Scripture dealing with Homosexuality and some criticisms dealing with those sections.
Please feel free to comment here or send your questions to Travis or Robert by email.

robert@shadowlakechurch.com; travis@shadowlakechurch.com

Culture & Theology (Sex & Relationships)

Image Our first Culture & Theology was a huge success. We tried to film it in case some couldn’t make it. I’m not sure if we have the actual footage or not because we’ve had some computer problems around the same time and we lost a lot of footage. In case you missed it, here is a recap of what we covered.

// Sex & Relationships
Parents are the most powerful influence in a child’s life. Parents have the ultimate responsibility for teaching character to their children, and they have the primary right and responsibility to be involved in their children’s education – especially about value-laden topics such as character and sexuality.

The current culture is NOT what it used to be…
We’ve come from coded songs like “Afternoon Delight” to today’s music like 50 Cent’s “Take you the Candy Shop, Let you lick the lollipop, don’t stop baby till you hit the spot.” Or LMFAO’s “I’m Sexy and I Know It” says, “I got a passion in my pants and I ain’t afraid to show it…”

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