Cults and World Religions

When encountering other religions or cults, it can be difficult to share Christ with people of religious backgrounds effectively. It is important to understand shared language and differing beliefs. 

Mission and World Religions

As we undertake the Great Commission, we will share the gospel with people firmly convinced of another religion’s claims. Discover the differences between the major world religions and how the Word interacts with them. 

Jesus Came to Turn Over Tables

As soon as Jesus made His triumphal entry into Jerusalem, He intentionally targeted the religious community. Followers of Jesus must continually evaluate if we are fulfilling the call He has placed upon us. Mark 11:1-25 11 Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples 2 and said to …


Jesus Doesn’t Fit Into Your Box

The religious leaders of the day became increasingly frustrated because Jesus didn’t minister in the way they deemed appropriate. We must stop trying to fit Jesus into our religious boxes and realize that He came to do something new.


Three Dangerous Self-Made Religions

Colossians 2:16-23 Three Dangerous Self-Made Religions The Apostle Paul saw three dangerous heresies present in the church at Colossae and we experience them today.  Biblical discipleship is sufficient and doesn’t need any alteration.   When we are dissatisfied with the finished product of the gospel, we can easily become subtle heretics. As disciples, we must acknowledge the dangers of altering

Mormonism – NSU Course Video

Mormonism Travis Agnew taught a NSU course on Mormonism on Jan. 11, 2015.  You can watch the video above or read the notes below. History Mormonism’s founder is Joseph Smith, Jr. born in Vermont 1805. His father was known for hunting buried treasure and his mother was highly superstitious. He was disturbed by the numerous denominations of Christianity and wanted

Understanding the Faith of the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Have you ever wondered about the beliefs of Jehovah’s Witnesses?  Here is a summary of their history and beliefs. History Begun by Charles Taze Russell (1852-1916) in 1872. His family was a part of a Presbyterian church in Pittsburgh. Russell had difficulty accepting the doctrine of an eternal hell. This prompted him to deny eternal punishment, the Trinity, the deity

Intro to Islam

Ever been curious as to what Islam looks like in America? Here’s a snapshot.

Intro to Judaism

Ever been interested in seeing what Judaism looks like today? Here’s an intro for you.

Intro to Buddhism

Ever wanted to get a decent understanding of Buddhism in a few minutes? This will get you started.