Posts Tagged ‘prejudice’
Finding a Home
by Joanne Beckley Thinking back on Sunday, worshiping at Tshiredzheni (South Africa), I couldn’t help but reflect on the trend I see in our increasingly desired larger congregations in America, with their well-dressed worshippers in their beautiful buildings — and making comparisons . . . Here I was sitting in a building, being built little…Read More
More Noble Minded
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/More-Noble-Minded.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Acts 17:1-12 I. Paul came to Thessalonica, a city on the coast in Macedonia, to preach the gospel A. He started out in the synagogues as was his custom. 1. After three weeks of effort he convinced a few of the Jews, but large number of Greeks who had worshiped with…Read More
TV and Religion
by Floyd Chappelear Stand, October 1993 I would like to add some thoughts concerning the way television networks treat the subject of religion. Numerous surveys have shown that “at best” the media treats religion as if it were an unimportant, insignificant part of people’s lives in spite of the fact that when surveyed the majority…Read More
Prejudiced: Preconceived Opinions
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Prejudiced-Preconceived-Opinions.mp3 Text: James 2:1-9 I. How many of you believe you are prejudice? How many of you believe you are the victim of prejudice? A. Prejudice is old, old problem that Christians have battled for centuries. 1. It means to have an opinion about something or someone before all the facts are weighed. 2. It is not wrong to…Read More
One God, One Lord, One Body, Many Races?
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/2017Spring2OneGodOneLordOneBodyManyRaces.mp3 by Frederic Gray 2017 Spring MeetingRead More
Should a church not hire a preach because he and his fiancée are different skin colors?
Question: Dear brother, I am facing a dilemma in the congregation with which I worship. We are in the process of searching for a minister and are not under the guidance of an eldership. We have interviewed several candidates and have found one in particular that interests us. He has preached and taught for us…Read More
Prejudice: Jumping to Conclusions
I. How many of you believe you are prejudiced? How many of you believe you are the victim of prejudice? A. Prejudice is an old, old problem that Christians have battled for centuries. 1. It means to judge against something or someone before all the facts are weighed. 2. It is not wrong to make a determination, or to…Read More
Is racism a sin?
Question: How do you embrace people of all races and remain different? Is racism a sin? Is Jesus white or is Adam black? Answer: Webster’s dictionary defines racism as, “the belief in the superiority or dominance of one race over another.” The Bible teaches that there are many nationalities, but there is one genetic race…Read More