Obviously we both play a part, but who initiates the process by which we are saved? It has to start somewhere! The theological terms often used for this conversation are "predestination" and "election." Join our CCC pastors as they breakdown this debate in terms of free will, human nature, God's grace, and Scripture.
The death penalty has long been debated in the West, with some asserting it's clear sense of justice and others questioning how it could line up with a pro-life stance. So what is the appropriate way to think about just punishment while still remembering that criminals are made in the image of God and therefore have undeniable value? Listen in as our pastors discuss as we consider how race, socio-economic class, and the Gospel can inform our thinking.