I'm Just Asking for a Friend

Adult Class – Wednesdays@West Side: Sept. 22 – Nov. 17, 2021 | 6:00-7:30 pm
with Rev. Ralph Kieneker, Bill Root & Shannon Spencer 

IN PERSON at West Side North Sanctuary (615 Wright Ave – single-story building) -OR-
ONLINE via Facebook Live (West Side Richland) 

Is it really okay to ask anything? Are there good answers to some of our cultures most pressing questions and objections to faith in Jesus? In this seminar, we are going to provide the opportunity for these tough questions to be asked, challenging issues addressed with candor, rigor, and humor, and the ability to share in smaller groups. This course is a great follow up to Alpha, for anyone who wants to be equipped in responding to some of greatest objections to Christian faith, and to help with some of our own lingering doubts.

We will explore the following questions:
Sept. 22 – How can we know God exists? (Bill)  CLASS NOTES
Sept. 29 – Should we believe in miracles? (Shannon)   CLASS NOTES
Oct. 6 – How can you read the Bible literally? (Ralph)  CLASS NOTES
Oct. 13 – Aren’t we better off without religion? (Shannon)  CLASS NOTES
Oct. 20 – How can you believe in God with all the suffering in the world? (Bill)  CLASS NOTES

Doesn’t Christianity crush diversity as it arrogantly claims to be the one true faith? (Ralph)  
Doesn’t Christianity denigrate women? (Shannon)
Isn’t Christianity homophobic and transphobic? (Ralph)
How could a loving God send people to hell? (Bill)