Foundational U Podcast: Ep. 32 – The Outcome of Moral Relativity – Part 3

Foundational U Podcast: Ep. 32 – The Outcome of Moral Relativity – Part 3

There are boundaries for our lives that give us security and safety; but when those boundary markers are removed, then there is no limit or safety barrier because everything is fluid and moving. This is what we are seeing in our culture today. Post-modernism and deconstructionism are based on the belief that everything is fluid…

Pastor Dean Sermon Archives Episode 26 – How to Live by the Power of the Holy Spirit

Pastor Dean Sermon Archives Episode 26 – How to Live by the Power of the Holy Spirit

Authentic discipleship is living our life after the pattern of the Lord Jesus Christ. This includes patterning after Him: But this doesn’t happen in our own strength and by the grit of our own teeth. If we could change ourselves, we would have by now. We have a spirit so we can be in relationship…

Why the Church Must Reject the Doctrine of Tolerance

Why the Church Must Reject the Doctrine of Tolerance

They came into the studio almost daring people to say something. The program was dealing with teen pregnancy and teen sexuality. Without notice to the keynote speaker, the panel had purposefully been filled two-to-one with lesbian and homosexual couples. As the final couple arrived on the set, the keynote speaker quickly discerned it was a…

Foundational U Podcast: Ep. 31 – The Outcome of Moral Relativity – Part 2

Foundational U Podcast: Ep. 31 – The Outcome of Moral Relativity – Part 2

If this post-modern and deconstructionist culture is right, and truth and morality are fluid, how do we build a strong foundation for our Christian life? If a foundation is fluid, it leads to insecurity and instability. If we want a stable and strong foundation, we have to accept that truth is solid and static. It…

Pastor Dean Sermon Archives Episode 25 – God Can Bring to Life What is Dead in You

Pastor Dean Sermon Archives Episode 25 – God Can Bring to Life What is Dead in You

Can a person stop their addiction? Can a person stop being bitter and resentful? Can a person stop being depressed? If they could, they would have by now; because surely they have tried many times. So where is the hope for us, when we feel that everything that was good and hopeful inside of us…

Foundational U Podcast: Ep. 30 – The Outcome of Moral Relativity – Part 1

Foundational U Podcast: Ep. 30 – The Outcome of Moral Relativity – Part 1

As our culture has become post-modern and embraced deconstructionism, we have believed the lie that truth is relative; there is no standard of truth that forms a solid structure for a strong and thriving society. This isn’t the first time in history that a culture rejected the idea of a standard of truth. In those…

Pastor Dean Sermon Archives Episode 24 – How to Make a Difference as a Disciple of Jesus Christ

Pastor Dean Sermon Archives Episode 24 – How to Make a Difference as a Disciple of Jesus Christ

As Jesus disciples, we not only pattern our life after Him, but we also do the same works He did because God wants disciples to make a difference in this world. Have you noticed that when Jesus chose His disciples, He didn’t go to the Sanhedrin? He didn’t choose His disciples among the Pharisees or…

Foundational U Podcast: Ep. 29 – Jewels From the Christmas Story pt. 4 | A King

Foundational U Podcast: Ep. 29 – Jewels From the Christmas Story pt. 4 | A King

So far we’ve learned that God wants His people to celebrate His great deeds and that the celebration of Christmas goes further back in history than the pagan celebration of winter solstice. We’ve examined how Jesus being born in Bethlehem, instead of the capitol city of Jerusalem, has great significance to Jesus being the bread…