Friday, August 13th, 2021
Forgiveness offers an alternative to an endless cycle of resentment and revenge, but do you really understand forgiveness? In The Scandal of Forgiveness bestselling author Philip Yancey will answer: What is forgiveness; Why is forgiveness so difficult; Why is forgiveness scandalous; and What does God have to do with forgiveness? We all live and love imperfectly. Therefore, only forgiveness will set us free. Yancey teaches us how to forgive by better understanding the clear connection between God and the gospel. You will learn: • God forgives our debts as we forgive our debtors. • only by living in the stream of God’s forgiveness will we find the strength to respond with forgiveness toward others. • the true depth of what forgiveness is and what it demands of you. • how to shed the illusions about forgiveness. • the importance of grace and what it means to be a grace-full Christian. Previously published as What’s So Amazing About Grace, The Scandal of Forgiveness is great for: • someone who wants to learn how to authentically forgive and truly understand grace. • men and women that want a closer relationship with God. • readers who enjoyed Yancey’s other books--Disappointment with God, Vanishing Grace, and Where Is God When It Hurts? We speak of forgiveness often, even believing that we are forgiving people, but do we understand the true depth of it and what it demands of us? The Scandal of Forgiveness reveals how to adopt the forgiveness the world is searching for. https://philipyancey.com/
Daniel Im Serves as Lead Pastor, Beulah Alliance Church, Edmonton, and is Author of “You Are What You Do”. Daniel will be sharing some exciting Bible Teaching this week on 100 Huntley Street! http://danielim.com http://beulah.ca
Dating apps are the new normal and first impressions matter in a way they never have before. But, are dating apps causing men to respect women less and perpetuating the self-esteem issues that women already struggle with? Even with the pressure of one swipe as your one chance, a woman still wants to know she is worth fighting for. But does she believe it’s possible for her? Dating apps don’t have to be a bad thing, but what does it look like to use them well? Kristin Fry has her share of laugh-out-loud and cringe-worthy dating app stories, and she knows the fatigue that can come with digital dating. Despite the instant gratification that some dating apps advertise, true relationships are more than an interaction based on first impressions on a mobile device. In a warm, conversational style, Fry tackles a broad range of topics from evaluating profiles to first dates to maintaining healthy peer friendships even while dating. Kristin mines her own experience in the dating world but also includes insights from interviews with thirty married couples, and in-depth biblical study from Abraham and Sarah, the life of Jesus, the letter of Ephesians, and more. This isn't just another how-to book for finding Mr. Right; this is a guide to help single Christian women navigate the new normal without forgetting their genuine identity in a God who loves them. By the end, digital daters will have the right tools for dating well--and know that God's best is possible. https://beyondtheswipe.com/
Miesha joins a panel discussion about faith, online dating and Kristin Fry’s book, Beyond the Swipe: Honoring God, Respecting Yourself and Finding the Right Match. http://heymeisha.com
Adam joins a panel discussion about faith, online dating and Kristin Fry’s book, Beyond the Swipe: Honoring God, Respecting Yourself and Finding the Right Match.