Religion is powerful—so powerful it can shape our consciences. Unfortunately, our consciences have been shaped by a version of Christianity that reflects a blend of the rules-focused temple model and the Jesus movement, which is demonstrated by love. As a result, we’re tempted to prioritize law keeping over loving others. How do we reconcile God’s law with Jesus’ call to love our neighbors?
Adopt A Teacher
We know that our teachers are unsung heroes and we are committing to changing that. Adopt A Teacher Project is a year round relationship with our teachers in our community. If you are interested in finding out more about this partnership, email Rachael at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brand New: Apoplectic
Jesus stepped into a world where religion was characterized by the temple model: sacred places that housed sacred texts that were interpreted by sacred men who used those texts to control superstitious people. Jesus initiated something entirely new, a complete departure from the temple model. But soon enough some of his followers began to try to assimilate Jesus into the temple model.
The New Oasis App
Stay up to date with teachings, videos and more with the redesigned Oasis App! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Windows Phones and Kindle