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Summer DVD Series: Who is this Man? — The Unpredictable Impact of the Inescapable Jesus
July 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018
Join us on Monday nights during June and July for the five-session DVD-based faith-sharing series Who is this Man? — The Unpredictable Impact of the Inescapable Jesus. Our guide as we explore this timeless question will be John Ortberg, senior pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church in the San Francisco Bay area and host of numerous widely-acclaimed DVD series.
In Who Is This Man?, John Ortberg reveals how Jesus made an inescapable influence on our world. Jesus is history’s most familiar figure. His impact on the world is immense and non-accidental. From the Dark Ages to Post-Modernity he is the man who won’t go away. And yet …
- Jesus did not brashly defend his movement in the spirit of a rising political or military leader.
- He did not lay out a case that history would judge superior in all future books.
- He did not start by telling his disciples, “Here are proofs of my divinity; affirm them and
I’ll accept you.”
Who Is This Man? illustrates how Jesus’ influence has swept over history, bringing his inspiration to the evolution of art, science, government, medicine, and education. And how his vision for us to lead lives of dignity, compassion, forgiveness, and hope continues to inspire and challenge humanity today. Ortberg brilliantly shows us both the biblical Jesus and the Jesus who is alive and active in our world today.
World-renowned biblical scholar and Anglican bishop N.T. Wright says this: “John Ortberg has nailed one of the Big Lies of Our Time, the assertion that Christianity has been part of the problem rather than the source of the solution. Most people today don’t realize that things we now take for granted, like education and health care, were reserved for the rich elite in the ancient world until Christians insisted on providing them for everyone within reach.”
Location: Mother of God Community, 20501 Goshen Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20879; Goshen House living room
Schedule: June 11, 18, 25; July 16, 23, 30 Gather: 6:45 p.m.; Program: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Each session includes an introduction, video presentation, and group discussion
|June 11||The Man Who Won’t Go Away|
|June 18||A Revolution of Humanity|
|June 25||The Power of Forgiveness|
|July 16||Why It’s a Small World After All|
|July 23||Three Days That Changed the World|
|July 30||Review and General Discussion|