Death & the Afterlife

Death & the Afterlife

What happens to us when we die? Does our existence end at death or is there something more for us afterward? Dr. Dan Owen takes us on a journey through God’s word to see what God has revealed about our immortal soul, heaven, hell, Hades and much more. Dr. Owen also discusses some common misconceptions about death and the afterlife and shows […]

The Mystery of Baptism

The Mystery of Baptism

What is baptism? Where did it begin, and what was its purpose? Dr. Dan Owen guides us in this discussion helps the unchurched seeker understand the background and the spiritual significance of the Christian ritual known as “baptism.”

Tabula Rasa Bible Study

Tabula Rasa Bible Study

Tabula rasa is a Latin phrase meaning “blank slate.” It’s the epistemological theory that people are born without pre-programmed knowledge. Instead their information comes from their own experiences and perception. In the nature vs. nurture debate, those in favor of tabula rasa weigh heavily on the nurture side. I think there’s a lot of truth to that. Generally, each person’s […]

The Historical Jesus

The Historical Jesus

Did a name named Jesus of Nazareth really exist and begin the movement we now call Christianity? Was this man really crucified at the hands of the Romans? Is their reliable evidence for this man’s resurrection? In this presentation, Dr. Dan Owen challenges skeptics and seekers alike with the actual historical evidence for the life, death, and resurrection of the […]

How We Got the Bible: by Dr. Dan Owen

How We Got the Bible: by Dr. Dan Owen

How We Got the Bible–Part 1: Biblical Claims of Inspiration What is the Bible? Ask 10 people and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. Some say the Bible is a book of fairytales. Others claim it’s a book of man-made religious doctrines cut and pasted together by various religious councils. Before we look at the hard evidence regarding the […]


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How Big is Your God?

How Big is Your God?

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When Scripture is Useless

When Scripture is Useless

In the late 19th century a Russian peasant boy was given a staunch religious upbringing. He even memorized the four gospels, working on reciting them every day until he could do it at church. He read the Bible, he memorized the Bible, but no spiritual growth occurred. That boy was Nikita Khrushchev, who grew to be the successor of Joseph […]

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When Jesus was weary

When Jesus was weary

You’ve put in an exhausting 12-hour day at work. Today was especially difficult because you had to put out other people’s fires, and you were yelled at even though you were just doing your job. Of course there’s construction, so the traffic makes your commute home take an extra 20 minutes. You walk in the door and you know dinner […]

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A Real Weapon of Mass Destruction

A Real Weapon of Mass Destruction

In our body we have one small muscle capable of destroying other people’s reputation, our church family, and our own soul: it’s our tongue. Some have called the tongue a “two-ounce slab of trouble.” Wherever we go, our tongue leaves a lasting mark. James says misusing our tongue defiles our entire body because it’s not being used for God’s purpose but […]

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The Only Way to Grow Christ’s Church

The Only Way to Grow Christ’s Church

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