August 23, 2010

Introducing...New Life Sunday School Starting this Fall, you will have the opportunity to deepen the roots of your faith and renew your mind as we tackle topics that are central to the Christian life. So grab your Bible, a notebook, and a pen and get ready for challenging conversations and the chance to make new friends. World Prayer Center, Room 107, 11am-12noon September: What Is The Bible and How Do We Make Sense of It? TOPIC TEACHER Sept. 12, 11am-12pm “What is the Bible About?” There are many well-intentioned, but misguided approaches to the Bible. Some imagine it a rule book with laws; others see it as a sort of cook book with recipes for success and health; still others treat it like a textbook full of facts and ideas to be memorized. In this class we will explore the Big Story of the Scriptures, and uncover the single, sovereign, saving plan of God. Pastor Glenn Packiam Sept. 19, 11am-12pm “How Was the Bible Put Together?” The Biblical canon of scripture is our best window into the truth of God. Often, we are confused and led into believing misconceptions about how these books were formed and then standardized. On this Sunday we will talk about the story, and importance of how God used His church to form Scripture and why the canon is the best window into the truth of God. Dr. Joe Kirkendall Sept. 26, 11am-12pm “How Can We Study the Bible and Apply it?” We’ll discuss a basic plan for studying the Bible in a way that every layperson can engage in by using with three phases of study—observation, interpretation, and application—and a few basic tools. You’ll learn how to avoid many common mis-readings and misinterpretations of Scriptures and how to enter the Scriptures, and, by the Holy Spirit, let the Scriptures...

Glenn Packiam

Lead Pastor, new life DOWNTOWN, New Life Church, Colorado Springs, CO. Author and songwriter.

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