THE APOLOGETICS TASK (1 Peter 3:13-17)
• Theology: ___________________________
• Apologetics: _________________________
• Evangelism: __________________________
• A Case Study in World Views (Acts 17:16-24)
ATHEISM: A World Without God
PANTHEISM: A World that is God
PANENTHEISM: A World in God
DEISM: A World on its Own Made by God
FINITE GODISM: A World with a Limited God
POLYTHEISM: A World with Many God
APATHEISM: A World with to Many Options to Care
THEISM: A World with An Infinite, Personal God
Curiosity and confidence are essential to our calling in a pluralistic world.
- Monday: Genesis 1:1-2:3
- Tuesday: Genesis 2:4-25
- Wednesday: Psalm 8
- Thursday: Psalm 19
- Friday: Psalm 27
Next Steps from Today’s message
- Be – I will discipline myself to be genuinely curious about the life and beliefs of others.
- Multiply – I will explore the story behind the beliefs of someone in my life this week.
- Go – I will learn about the world views of the country where one of our missionaries serve (India, Central America, United States, Czech Republic, Japan, Ukraine, China). Valuable reference: Operation World
Home Church Questions
World View Quiz:
Match the World View with the Description
• Atheism • Many Gods
• Apatheism • Absent God
• Polytheism • No God
• Panentheism • Weak God
• Deism • Personal God
• Theism • Who cares?
• Finite Godism • Personal God
• Pantheism • God is everything
- Which world views have you encountered? How?
- Which world view is most interesting to you? Why?
- Which world view is most baffling to you? Why?
Discuss the world views of the places where our missionaries are serving. (Try to figure out as many as you can in your group. If, after you try, you don’t know where they serve, text Ken – 501-269-3444. I will have a standard text ready to go.)
New to Fellowship? // We’re so glad you’re here today // Inside the bulletin you will find a Connection Card // Please fill it out and bring to the Connection Center in the atrium // We will give you a welcome gift and answer your questions.
Guest Reception // Join us for lunch TODAY at our Guest Reception after 2nd service // We’d love to get to know you and let you get to know Fellowship // Join us as Teaching Pastor Ken Wilson shares the mission and vision of Fellowship.
Fellowship 101 // New to Fellowship? // Join us Sunday, October 4 (session 1) and October 11 (session 2) 9:00 a.m. in the Library (located on the second floor) // You will learn about our ministries, priorities, and how the Lord is leading at Fellowship.
Interested in Packing Shoe Boxes for OCC? // The Go Store, located in the Ministry Center (Oak and Harkrider), has tons of discount merchandise // The Grand Opening is October 1-3, store specific hours online at www.facebook.com/occgostore // Contact Erica Cason at email@example.com if you would like to set up a time to have a packing party with your Home Church, sports team, etc.
Men’s 33 Study // A Man and His Story // Have you ever explained “you” to “you” // Understand your past and enjoy God’s best for your future // Tuesdays, beginning October 6, 6:30 p.m. and Wednesdays, beginning October 7, 5:30 a.m.
Fellowship Fall Work Day // Saturday, October 10, 8:00 a.m. // This is the time of year we get together, pull up our sleeves, grab some tools, and work side by side // Lunch provided!
Fellowship Kids Pumpkin Patch // Saturday, October 17 // Mark your calendar for a fun event for the whole family as we meet at the Pumpkin Patch for some pumpkin picking!
Fellowship Men’s Breakfast // Saturday, October 17, 8:00 a.m. // Join the other men of Fellowship as we eat bacon and get equipped for discipleship.
Girlfriends Fall Retreat // October 23-25 // Half scholarships available, email firstname.lastname@example.org // College student partial scholarships available, see Candice McPherson.
July 1 – September 20, 2015
Weekly Budget Needs $21,577
Giving for 09/13/15 18,748
Giving for 09/20/15 27,069
Year to Date Needed 257,560
Year to Date Giving 268,739
Over (Under) Budget 11,179