We live in a world that is upside down. This conclusion of our Stranger Things series brings us to where we started – Acts 17. This is the passage where we discover the practical ways to take all we have found and boldly say it in the world around us. It can turn the Upside Down inside out and as a result, turn the Upside Down upside down, making it right side up!
There is a line in Stranger Things, uttered by Police Chief Hopper as he explains… “Mornings are for coffee and contemplation…” In the Stranger Things series here at The Church @ 434, we have been contemplating some ways to engage the culture in conversations about faith. Knowing what we believe and why, being able to share with confidence, and finding strength to turn the Upside Down world we live in upside down is more important than ever. Today we take a few minutes and contemplate one of the “big” questions that many have – creation. Believe it or not, your answer to this question will dictate what happens next in your life.
We have been looking at ways we turn an Upside Down world upside down. Understanding what followers of Jesus believe – and why – is essential to entering into effective conversations. The culture is fascinated with spiritual things and today we look at the real world of angels. What is your angle on angels? What does the world around you think about angels? Most importantly, what does God and the Bible say about them?
We are looking for ways to engage an Upside Down world and turn it upside down! This series is designed to give you some helpful tools to have real conversations about Jesus in a crazy out of control world. Today we explore one of the topics that people most care about – Heaven and Hell… and what we need to know about them. Are you ready to turn the Upside Down upside down? A little glimpse of Heaven can go a long way toward nudging people closer to the Father.
We live in a world that can easily be described as “upside down.” There are times that we all struggle with trying to understand what is happening around us. How is it possible to process what seems to be swirling out of control? Is there a way that we can turn the “upside down” upside down? On this Easter, together we explore some of the stranger things people wrestle with in the Easter story and begin to understand how Jesus is the way to make the world right.