The Protestant Church owes its namesake to the work for Martin Luther, when on October 31, 1517 he nailed his 95 Theses to the Wittenburg Door. On Sunday evening, October 15th, 2017, Dr. Chad Van Doorn will gie a lecture-message on “Luther on Solo Christ: The absolute sufficiency of the Saviour for sinner.”
Church of the Atonement is a family. Several of the people on the pastoral search committee responded, “We are a family” when I asked during my interview, “How would you describe Atonement.” I am a witness that Atonement is a family. The most defining feature of a family is this: families do life together.
Porn websites now constitute 30 % of all web traffic, generating more hits than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined. Research shows that viewing pornography has the same effect on the brain as drugs and most children are now exposed to pornography before they even reach puberty.
This article was originally posted on January 3, 2017.
During 2016 Atonement realized there was an elephant in the room that could no longer be overlooked. On January 8, 15, 22 and 29th we took a hard look at Pornography; it’s impact on individuals, families, the world at large and what to do to combat it. Below is a list of resources we gathered in the hope of better educating our church and our community.
This article was originally published on December 15th, 2016.
For January’s 2017 Minimester at Church of the Atonement, we will learn about a worldwide industry with estimated annual revenues of $97 billion. That’s according to Kassia Wosick, assistant professor of sociology at New Mexico State University. The industry is pornography. It is a huge maze of legal and illegal enterprises that mutually serve each other to exploit and distort human sexuality for profit. Pornography is a worldwide enslaving enterprise.