Video-Based Instruction

TRAINING


The Spiritual Conversation Curve - A five-part series by Pastor Ed on how to talk about your faith in a culturally appropriate way.  A summary of material developed by Don Everts (4-6 minutes each)


The Five Thresholds - A six-part series by InterVarsity on how to help people through the steps of faith (3-4 minutes each)


Gospel Fluency - An introduction by Jeff Vanderstelt to what gospel fluency is and why it is important (11 minutes)


Fruit to Root - A trianing video by Jeff Vanderstelt on gospel motivated living that helps us understand how the fruit of our behavior comes from the root of our beliefs and how we can address bad fruit in our lives in a Christ-centered way (26:30 minutes)  Fruit_to_Root_Form.pdf


GOOD NEWS


What's My Purpose in Life? - A six-part series by Pastor Ed loosely based on Rick Warren's "The Purpose-Driven Life" (9-11 minutes each)


The Story Film - An animated overview of the Bible story (6 minutes)


The StoryMaker Film - An animated overview of the Bible story geared towards children, but great for children of all ages (7:30 minutes)


The Big Picture of Life - A presentation by Pastor Ed (3 minutes)


Some Sites That Might Be Helpful

There are some exceptional resources on the web for Christians or those seeking information about Christianity. Knowing where to find them, however, is not always easy. Here are a few websites you can trust to give solid, helpful information.


GotQuestions.org - An excellent site that provides answers to questions about God, Jesus, the Bible and theology. Over 600,000 questions and answers!


AllAboutTruth.org - The front page of this site is not very impressive, but don't let looks deceive you. This site has hundreds of pages of questions with good, short answers concerning the Bible, God, Jesus, Ethics and more. It is easy to navigate and has lots of short videos.


RBC Ministries - You can read or listen to a daily devotional like Our Daily Bread, or explore the Discovery Series booklets on topics ranging from Knowing God and Christian Living to Help in Times of Crisis and Relationships. And there is much more on this site to help you learn and grow.


CARM - The Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry website is a great resource for those looking to defend their faith or to better understand it in contrast to other faiths and mistaken beliefs.


Desiring God - This is the website for the ministry of Dr. John Piper. There are thousands of Bible saturated sermons and conference messages, and seminar classes and free books on this site. 


The Stranger VideoBook - This is an online video course that systematically presents the basic teachings of the Bible. It contains 11 hours of video material. It's broken up into segments that allow you to learn at your own pace. If you watch this whole course, you will know more about the Bible than most Christians.