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Anne Fountain: The Bible and Archeology

Sun, 02/21/2021 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 14 (Various Scriptures) Archeology shows us that Bible history and world history are the same. We don’t need evidence from archaeology to prove to us that God is real but it can be a great encouragement to see where things match up.

New Creation (3) — How to live in the New Creation while still in the Old

Sun, 02/14/2021 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 13 (Isa, Jer, Ez, Colossians 3:1-15) All our problems as Christians, come down to the fact that although we are a New Creation, we are still living in the Old. Answering this problem leads to true victory.

New Creation (2) — How it started with a New Eden

Sun, 01/31/2021 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 12 (Genesis, Exodus 32 & Romans 6) When we see how the images of Eden in the Bible all hang together in a beautiful way, it bring us so much hope and leads us towards victory.

New Creation — The Big Story of the Bible

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 11 (Genesis, Heb 11 & 1 John 4) If we can grasp the big picture of God’s plan for humanity, it will not only help us understand the Bible, but hugely empower and energize us for the Christian life.

Chesed — A kind of love we have no English word for

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 10 (Is 54:10; Ps 103:11 & other verses) Through stories of how God relates to humans we learn of a different kind of love that is at the core of who God is. Chesed is utterly faithful, loyal to the very end, a love that will never let you go. -When you understand it, there is no word that is more beautiful.

“I will be with you!” – The Era from Abraham to Joseph

Sun, 01/03/2021 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 9 (Genesis 15-50) There is a new beginning with Abraham and Sarah, a new Adam and Eve but with a very different requirement

God’s gift of Everything

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 11:00
If God has given you his own beloved Son, Jesus, then will he withhold anything from you? In Romans 8 Paul gives us some of the most encouraging words in the Bible (Romans 8:31–39)

Jesus, the Light of the World

Sun, 12/20/2020 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 8 (Various Scriptures) Light is a key theme in Scripture, and as we put together references from the whole Bible, we see a beautifully unified theme what brings hope, and direction for living.

Has Jesus done away with the Law? —Answering the problems that come up

Sun, 12/06/2020 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 7 (Romans 2 & Galatians 3) If the Law was for the Jews, what about everyone else? Does the Law have any value in the New Covenant under Jesus? Plus other questions.

The Covenants—the Backbone of the Old Testament

Sun, 11/29/2020 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 6 (Genesis 9 +other passages) To understand the covenants is both the beginning and the end of the quest for the truth. For in them we can grasp how the Creator relates to humanity.

Making Sense of the Flood

Sun, 11/22/2020 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 5 (Genesis 4-10) How we can make sense of the Flood account in Genesis, see how it connects with Jesus, and how it still speaks to us today.

Old Testament Shadows and Types

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 4 (Genesis+) Why did the disciples get so excited when Jesus opened up the meaning of the Old Testament to them? Learn about types and shadows and you will see!

The “Fall” and The Big Story

Sun, 11/01/2020 - 11:00
Understanding the Old Testament Part 3 (Genesis 3) It is so important to grasp the Big Story of the Old Testament so as to make sense of the hundreds of small stories. To watch just the 4 min animation, go to


Sun, 10/25/2020 - 12:00
“Understanding the Old Testament” Part 2 (Genesis 1 & 2) We read the creation account, and then look at how the rest of the Bible reflects on, and adds to, the event. We end with the key question: How are WE to respond to the creation?

Why Study the Old Testament?

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 12:00
“Understanding the Old Testament” Part 1 (Hebrews 8, Numbers 21, John 3) The purpose of this talk is to convince you of the value of exploring the Old Testament, and to begin the journey.

Celebrating Thanksgiving

Sun, 10/11/2020 - 12:00
Thanksgiving Part 3 (Leviticus 23; Psalm 118) We start with the origins of our Thanksgiving Day, work through the kind of things Jesus gave thanks for, and look briefly at modern discoveries of how thanksgiving changes your brain. Then we do it!

Thanksgiving as a Weapon

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 12:00
Thanksgiving Part 2 (Phil 4:6-7; 2 Chron 20) There is strong Biblical support for the power of weaving thanksgiving into the story of our lives. In more than one place, victory and answer to prayer are linked to giving thanks.

Giving Thanks Always and for Everything

Sun, 09/27/2020 - 12:00
The best remedy for Covid-19 depression is to increace our daily level of thankfulness by taking some practical steps. Here are some suggestions of things you can do. (Col 2:6-10; 3:16-17)

What the David and Goliath story is really about

Sun, 09/20/2020 - 12:00
A different take on this well-known story: You don’t have to be a David, and try to defeat Goliath! (1 Samuel 17)

Meeting Jesus in the pages of John

Sun, 09/06/2020 - 12:00
Gospel of John Part 37 (21:24-25) John’s desire is that we should meet Jesus through his writing. Even if we are Christians, we can meet him in a new and powerful way as we engage in these pages with the one who is both God and human.