GENESIS || Right From The Start
Genesis is the foundation for an all encompassing worldview. Our beginning sets the trajectory for crucial understandings of how we should interpret and live out our lives.
In “Right From the Start” we’ll touch on our picture of God, design & purpose, science & faith, marriage & family, sexuality, gender identity, racism, environmentalism, scripture as authority, and more.
November 28, 2021
The Seed of Hope
The story of God from Genesis to Revelation reveals a God of relentless love towards us. His masterful plan of salvation redeems our story and is the unshakeable foundation for eternal hope.
November 21, 2021
When Things Go Wrong
God's good world has been greatly affected by Adam's choice to disobey. As a result, we should expect the perfect we long for to be met with experiences of both good and bad. In this, it is right to lament but we can do so with trust because God is faithful and for us.
November 14, 2021
The Choice Before Us
Genesis 2:8-9, 15-17 and 3:1-13
We are all tempted and we all sin.
Jesus was tempted and didn't sin, making it possible for our sin to be remedied and our temptations to be overcome.
November 7, 2021
Regardless of our perspective on climate change and “eco-anxiety,” Jesus’ followers have good reason to care about the earth. Good stewardship is consistent with authentic discipleship.
October 31, 2021
Your Work. Your Worship.
God works. We work. And we best make our work as worship by living our lives unto God as good stewards of what he has made us to be.
October 24, 2021
Family From the Start
Parenting is both an incredible privilege and an unbelievably hard task. Yet, as hard as parenting is, we have both a compelling vision for parenting and a great resource in Jesus to live that vision out.
October 17, 2021
How does the worldview that God considers “good” impact our understanding and experience of gender today? There are many things to learn, and many questions to ask. But amidst them, a God who is worthy of our trust and people who are worthy of our compassion.
October 10, 2021
Made for This
Imago Dei touches on the significant issues of value and purpose leading to how we see and treat ourselves and others.
October 3, 2021
Faith & Science
Genesis 1, Psalm 19: 1-3, Romans 1:18-20
What if faith and science were friends rather than enemies? Observation and analysis can lead us to God and Christian faith can fill in our understanding of what is.
BONUS: A Conversation About Faith and Science with Andy Steiger
Andy Steiger, Director of "Apologetics Canada" joins Central Heights' Lead Pastor Tim Klassen for a conversation about faith and science. A bonus resource from the "Genesis: Right From The Start" series.
Click here for audio of this conversation.
September 26, 2021
Right from the Start
Instead of a violent, unreliable, unpredictable world, the creation described in Genesis is the work of a powerful God who is good. He has created a physical world for us to inhabit and enjoy in relationship with him.