Responding to Academic Oppression, Pastor David Doster...October 11 2015

Responding to Academic Oppression

(Colossians 2:6-15)

I. Tides of challenge                                                                                                   (Introduction)

"For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ."                       2 Corinthians 10:3-5

II. Shifting tides                                                                       (Historical Perspective)

     A. Impactful decisions

     B. Early days

     C. Messengers of change

III. Navigating change                                                             (Colossians 2:6-15)

     A. Loyalty to Christ

     B. Captive to deceitful spirits

     C. Sufficiency in Christ

IV. The gospel settles it!                                                          (Application)