The message is titled, “You Say You Want a Revolution?”. This message will explore the topic of social justice. What is it? What does the Bible have to say about it? Why has social justice become the raging debate of the day and what does it mean for the future? Women’s rights, racism, the poor and oppressed, the abuse of power – the Bible has tons to say about all these topics, and we tackled some of the most volatile issues of the day.
Jesus was a table tipping radical in the eyes of the establishment and has much to teach about the treatment of people.
The message was titled, Old Man Take a Look at My Life. John the Baptist preached a message calling the children back to the fathers, and the fathers back to the children. There was a gap or division in the first century, much as there is today. A gap between young and old – rich and poor – Gentile and Jew – men and women. John preached Jesus as the gap closer, and He still is.
Today we are as divided as ever, conflicts and divisions abound. When John preached in the 1st century, his mission was to prepare the way for Christ. So, we see that part of getting ready for the return of Christ is to not only have a right heart with God but also be in right relationship with people.
There is a little secret tucked away in an old Neil Young song called Old Man - I can't wait to share it with you. This message will be an insightful look into our interpersonal relationships giving us one simple truth that will help close the gap and heal division and conflict and help us to see people we disagree with in a different light.