Springville Road Community Church (podcasts)
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Heaven and Hell - Lesson 11

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the eleventh lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell. This lesson contains an open forum for questions about Heaven and Hell. This is the closing session of the class.

Class Notes

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Heaven and Hell - Lesson 10

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the tenth lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell. This lesson contains analysis of Bible passages pertaining to the Throne Room of God are presented followed by a discussion of Out-of-Body and Near-Death Experiences.

Class Notes

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Heaven and Hell - Lesson 9

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the ninth lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell. This lesson attempts to partially answer the question, “What is Heaven Really Like?”, The Celestial City of God contained in Revelation Chapter 21 is described.

Class Notes

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Heaven and Hell - Lesson 8

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the eighth lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell.  Modern-day religious movements that promote heaven for everyone and a non-existant hell are the focus of this session.

Class Notes

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 Heaven and Hell - Lesson 7

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the seventh lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell.  What the Bible says about occult practises of Necromancy, Sorcery, and Witchcraft is presented. Ghosts are also discussed as possible emanations from the spirit world.

Class Notes

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Heaven and Hell - Lesson 6

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the sixth lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell. Continuing from the Resurrection of Christ, events related to heaven and hell are presented until, before the last event, all people ever born arrive in one of these places or the other.

Class Notes

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Heaven and Hell - Lesson 5

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the fifth lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell.  At death, the possible destinations of saints and sinners are explained. Then a chronological sequence of events related to heaven and hell is presented through the Resurrection of Christ with corresponding Bible references.

Class Notes

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 Heaven and Hell - Lesson 4

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the fourth lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell. Places connected to life after death are explained. These places include the Grave, Sheol, Hades, Paradise, Abraham's bosom, Gehenna, the Lake of Fire, the Second death, and Hell.

Class Notes

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Text: 2 Peter 3:17-18

Listen as Paster Thad gives an update on several of the ministries at SRCC and then exhorts from a passage in 2 Peter.
I. Encouragement to a Healthy Relationship.
II. Grow in the Grace and Knowledge of the Lord.
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 Heaven and Hell - Lesson 3

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the third lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell. Implications of our metaphysical model are presented and a discussion of the characteristics of created beings is begun with emphasis on angels.

Class Notes

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 Heaven and Hell - Lesson 2

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the second lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell where reasons that some Christians don't look forward to heaven are discussed, followed by an overview of three characteristics of God that are fundamental to questions about Heaven and Hell. The relationship of the spirit world to the physical world is introduced as the metaphysics of theology.

Class Notes

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Heaven and Hell - Lesson 1

This class investigates what the Bible actually says about Heaven and Hell.  In today's popular culture, there are several misconceptions about what Heaven will be like and who will be there.  Likewise, ideas about Hell range from denying its existence to declaring it the place to be for the "in" crowd.  The discussion will sort through the maze of claims made about these places.

This is the first lesson in our study of Heaven and Hell. There are two sources of information about Heaven and Hell, the Bible and personal revelation. Evidence for the reliability of the Bible is given by nature and man's desire for a deity. Caution is sounded when listening to personal revelation since there are many instances of fraud.

Class Notes

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Church History Lesson 11

This is lesson 11 (the concluding lesson) in our study of Church History. Your Instructor again this week is Mr. Jan Langford.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History Lesson 10

This is lesson 10 in our study of Church History. Your Instructor again this week is Mr. Jan Langford.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History Lesson 9

This is lesson 9 in our study of Church History. Your Instructor again this week is Mr. Jan Langford.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History Lesson 8

This is lesson 8 in our study of Church History.  This week looks at the church in the middle ages. Your Instructor again this week is Mr. Jan Langford.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History Lesson 7

This is lesson 7 in our study of Church History. This week looks at church leadership. Your Instructor again this week is Mr. Jan Langford.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Listen as Joe Dumas gives his inspiring testimony.  Joe serves as a Deacon at SRCC and he is also the leader of the praise and worship band.

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Church History Lesson 6

This is lesson 6 in our study of Church History. In this lesson Mr. Jan Langford discusses the causes and origins of Monasticism and begins a look into the development of the Papal System.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History Lesson 5

This is lesson 5 in our study of Church History. Your Instructor again this week is Mr. Jan Langford.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History Lesson 4

This is lesson 4 in our study of Church History. The history of the church is filled with persecution and in this lesson Mr. Jan Langford explains the reasons why the church has been hated throughout its history.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History Lesson 3

This is lesson 3 in our study of Church History. Your Instructor again this week is Mr. Jan Langford.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History Lesson 2

Lession 2 in our study of Church History has been delayed due to technical difficulties.  We hope to be able to post lesson Two in the future.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Church History 1

This is the first lesson in a series on the history of the Church.  The class is taught by Mr. Jan Langford.

Some of the Topics to be looked at in this multiweek study include the purpose, beginning and organization of the Church.  The beginnings of missions and the opposition to the church.  The growth of hierarchialism and denominationalism. The Protestant Reformation.

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Is It Reliable - 9

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

In our final installment at our look at the reliablity of the Bible we look at different translations of the scriptures.

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Is It Reliable - 8

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

Listen this week as the panel answers questions on a wide range of topics including the Apocrypha, lies in the bible, does evolution have a place in the scriptures and many more.


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Is It Reliable - 7

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

This week's discussion includes a general overview, the Dead Sea Scrolls, slavery and the Bible, and how did people in the Old Testament live for 700, 800 to even 900 years?

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Is It Reliable - 6

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

This week's discussion includes a look at the Gospel of Mark.  Where did Mark get his information and what impact did the Gospel of Mark have on the other Gospels? Is it possible that there could still be undiscovered books that are inspired and could be added to the cannon today?  Can someone who does not speak Hebrew and or Greek trust in English translations of the Bible? How was membership determined for the councils that confirmed the cannon?

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Is It Reliable - 5

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

This week's discussion includes an look at the Old Testament and its reliablity. A look at additions that have been made to the bible (example: the last part of the book of Mark) and does the apocrypha have any value in the Christian life?

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Is It Reliable - 4

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

This week's discussion includes some suggested study helps, the role, if any, that councils played in determining the books included in the cannon and how we can trust the writings of the Apostle Paul.

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Is It Reliable - 3

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

This week's discussion includes a look at what's being taught in many colleges today; who decided that the cannon is now closed and does the Bible need to be 100% accurate?

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Is It Reliable - 2

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

This week we will look at Inspiration and answering questions on the actual writing down of the very words of the Bible. We investigate the different theories on inspiration and go into Verbal-plenary which is what most conservative believers adhere to.

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Is It Reliable - 1

Just how reliable is the Bible? Is it just a collection of books written by men or is it the holy word of God? How did the collection of 66 books come together as the Bible we know it today?  Have some books been left out of the Bible? Listen to this muti-week study as we explore these questons and more about the bible and how reliable it really is.

This week we look at a general overview of how we got the Bible (Revelation,Inspiration,Illumination and Application) and a summary of General and Special Revelation.

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This is Jim's Story as presented during the Sunday School Hour
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Listen as Eugene Cuevas gives testimony to how Jesus Christ has changed his life.
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Cultural Trends and Evanglism in the 21st Century - Part 4
Hollywood Religion-Star Wars, Eastern Mysticism, and the New Age

Listen as Bob Waldrep, the State Director for Watchman Fellowship of Alabama speaks on Cultural Trends and Evanglism in the 21st Century.  This is part Four of a Six part series. 
Topics covered in this segment include:

The “New Age? is basically a synthesis of:
* Hinduism
* Buddhism
* Taoism
* Western Materialism, etc.

The New Age is a way of defining:
* The nature of man
* The material immaterial universe, god and
* All their intrinsic relationships

The New Age Fits into the Pantheistic Worldview:
* God is infinite but not personal
* Matter is an illusion
* Man is god
* Salvation is enlightenment

The End Result or goal is:
* No more absolutes
* Raised infinite consciousness
* Developing state of enlightenment
* "True" spirituality

Hollywood Spirituality:
* Star Wars and Eastern Mysticism

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Cultural Trends and Evanglism in the 21st Century - Part 3 "To Be or Not to Be:The Church and the Culture "

Listen as Bob Waldrep, the State Director for Watchman Fellowship of Alabama speaks on Cultural Trends and Evanglism in the 21st Century.  This is part Three of a Six part series. 
Topics covered in this segment include:

History of the New Age - The Mind Science Religions
* 1847 Phineas Parkhurst Quimby
* 1879 Mary Baker Eddy
* 1889 Charles and Myrtle Fillmore

History of the New Age – The Rise of Eastern Spirituality
* 1968 Beatles invited to India and met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi the founder of Transcendental Meditation
* 1977 George Lucas - Star Wars
* 1980s Shirley MacLaine - reincarnation
* 1993 Deepak Chopra
* 2001 John Edwards

Should the Church Respond to the Culture?
* What is the “spiritual? discussion being held in today’s marketplace of ideas?
* What are the “big? questions that are being asked?
* Why are people asking questions, or seeking “spiritual? answers?
* If we are going to enter into this conversation, about the counterfeit, what must we know?
* Oprah Wynfrey

Roots of the New Age Spirituality can be found in Genesis 3:1-6
 
The series is presented on Sunday nights at Springville Road Community Church and begins at 6:30 PM.
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Cultural Trends and Evanglism in the 21st Century - Part 2
"Who's on First: 21st Century Spirituality "

Listen as Bob Waldrep, the State Director for Watchman Fellowship of Alabama speaks on Cultural Trends and Evanglism in the 21st Century.  This is part Two of a Six part series. 
Topics covered in this segment include:

What is a Worldview?
A worldview is what one believes about the whole of reality, answering the big questions like:
* Where did we come from
* Why are we here, and
* Where are we going. 

The Four Major Spiritual Worldviews:
* Monotheism
* Atheism
* Polytheism
* Pantheism

New Age Spirituality:
* Gunta
* Samsara
* Moksha
* Prada Samsara
* Reincarnation and the Two Laws of Karma and Maya
* Maya and the Matrix

Roots of the New Age Spirituality can be found in Genesis 3:1-6
 
The series is presented on Sunday nights at Springville Road Community Church and begins at 6:30 PM.


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Cultural Trends and Evanglism in the 21st Century - Part 1
Text: Acts 17:16-34
"THE SEARCH FOR GOD - LOOKING FOR GOD IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES"

Listen as Bob Waldrep, the State Director for Watchman Fellowship of Alabama speaks on Cultural Trends and Evanglism in the 21st Century.  This is part One of a Six part series. 
Topics covered in this segment include:

* Athens in Paul's day
* The importance of religion in todays culture
* The impact of religion on today's culture
* What the culture says about spirtuality
* Paul's methodology in presenting the gospel


The series is presented on Sunday nights at Springville Road Community Church and begins at 6:30 PM.
 
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