OAKRIDGE BIBLE CHAPEL

Polycarp (AD 70–155), the bishop of Smyrna, was urged by the Roman proconsul to publicly renounce his faith in Jesus or face execution for
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Once again on the podcast this week, we are discussing a topic often talked about in the church, but rarely understood with clarity: the
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In any year and in any culture, those committed to sharing the Good News with others are presented with opportunities more than obstacles. It
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Imagine Oakridge got a letter from Christ. What would it say? What would he commend us for as a church? What would he rebuke?
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Paul encourages Christians “to be in subjection to the governing authorities” (Rom 13:1a). Peter backs him up when he commands believers to “submit yourselves
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In the Spring of 2020, the Adult Sunday School class at Oakridge began working our way through the book of Acts. What follows are
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Everyone loves a good story and I have a great story to tell today. It is the story of future history. It’s not fictional—the
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Joy, happiness, contentment. We know that the Bible calls for them, but what do we do when life hands us difficult circumstances and they
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There are many experiences in life that prompt mixed emotions. Walking a daughter down the aisle can bring a father sadness and joy, nostalgia
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Welcome to another installment of “Well That’s Interesting” (you can find the first post with a detailed explanation of the series here, or bookmark
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There is a vicious snake hiding in the grass of every church, ready to sink its deadly fangs in and spread its venom. That
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We talk a lot about grace in the church, and, rightly so! As Christians, we are saved by grace, live by grace, mature in
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Welcome to another installment of “Well That’s Interesting” (you can find the first post with a detailed explanation of the series here, or bookmark
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Many centuries ago, the writer of Ecclesiastes offered this inspired caution: “But beyond this, my son, be warned: the writing of many books is endless, and
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As Christians, we talk often about eternal life, heaven, and Christ’s return. But what will it actually look like when Jesus comes again? What
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Philip Melancthon, the great Reformation theologian, once said to his friend and mentor, Martin Luther, “Today you and I will discuss the governance of
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Welcome to another installment of “Well That’s Interesting” (you can find the first post with a detailed explanation of the series here, or bookmark
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In our earthly relationships, it can often feel like we’re on a different page with someone when we have unrealistic or faulty expectations. The
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Expectations can dictate experiences. If our expectations of a relationship or situation are inaccurate, unrealistic, or misguided then disappointment, disillusionment, and discouragement often result.
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Welcome to another installment of “Well That’s Interesting” (you can find the first post with a detailed explanation of the series here, or bookmark
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