The Bible is an ancient book full of wisdom and confusion, clarity and contradictions, love and violence. It’s words have been used by preachers, liberators, musicians, kings, and politicians to inspire and lead, but to also bring fear and oppression.
So what do we do with it?
When we take an honest look at the Bible and wrestle with the questions reading the Bible leads us to ask, we can discover why this ancient book is still so incredibly relevant today.
Pastor Ryan Scott Carrell took us through a sermon series that invited us to read the scriptures with questions in hand as we look at the history, context, people, and genres that created this ancient book we call the Bible.
You may be surprised by what you discover.
Listen to the audio recordings of the six weeks of teaching below:
If you want to dig even deeper, Pastor Ryan recommends these resources:
One of our favorite resources is from an organization called The Bible Project. Their short-form, fully animated videos focus on introductions to specific books of the Bible, theological topics, and how to guides on understanding specific biblical genres.