Acts 13: The Main Character of Acts

When studying any book of the Bible, there are certain key questions that can provide better insight into what God si trying to convey. In this message, we uncover that some of our basic assumptions about the characters and themes of the book of Acts may be hurting more than helping our understanding of God and what He has for us. This sermon is part of First Baptist Church of Big Bear Valley's Sunday morning sermon series through the Book of Acts. It was preached on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 10:45 am.

A God-Centered Worldview: Is God Good?

In God's instructions to the Israelites, God commands them to wipe out entire nations. This discussion asks the question: is a God who orders total genocides good? It was taught at Big Bear Youth High School on Sunday, April 6, 2014. This is part eight in our series, "A God-Centered Worldview," which is part of our broader semester focus on apologetics and big issues of our faith in The Gospel Project.

A God-Centered Worldview: Does Life Have Meaning Without God?

This lesson considers what a worldview without God means for the realities of justice, good and evil, and the meaning of life. It was taught at Big Bear Youth High School on Sunday, March 16, 2014. This is part seven in our series, "A God-Centered Worldview," which is part of our broader semester focus on apologetics and big issues of our faith in The Gospel Project.

A God-Centered Worldview: Christianity Among the Religions

This lesson compares Jesus and Christianity to the other major world religions and unveils the unique nature of Christianity. It was taught at Big Bear Youth High School on Sunday, March 2, 2014. This is part five in our series, "A God-Centered Worldview," which is part of our broader semester focus on apologetics and big issues of our faith in The Gospel Project.

A God-Centered Worldview: Can We Trust the Bible?

This lesson reveals the trustworthiness of the Bible, showing that it's internally consistent, historically confirmed, and Jesus trusted it. It was taught at Big Bear Youth High School on Sunday, February 23, 2014. This is part four in our series, "A God-Centered Worldview," which is part of our broader semester focus on apologetics and big issues of our faith in The Gospel Project.

A God-Centered Worldview: How Did We Get the Bible?

This lesson reveals the history behind the compilation of the Bible: it's inspiration, canonization, and preservation. It was taught at Big Bear Youth High School on Sunday, February 9, 2014. This is part four in our series, "A God-Centered Worldview," which is part of our broader semester focus on apologetics and big issues of our faith in The Gospel Project.

A God-Centered Worldview: Man-Centered vs God-Centered Living

This lesson compares our Man-Centered or Me-Centered mindset to a God-Centered mindset, especially challenging the worldview that makes up the underpinnings of the Millennial generation. It was taught at Big Bear Youth High School on Sunday, January 19, 2014. This is part two in our series, "A God-Centered Worldview," which is part of our broader semester focus on apologetics and big issues of our faith in The Gospel Project.