Practicing Sabbath

This First in Focus series considers the purpose and practice of Sabbath in our Christian lives. We will explore the historical and theologic background of the biblical notion of Sabbath as well as how and why Sabbath keeping can be a meaningful part of Christian discipleship today.

Week 1 - The Sabbath Paradox 
Video Lecture 

Week 2 - Sabbath in the OT: Building a Sanctuary in Time 
Participant guide    

Week 3 - Sabbath in the NT: The Grace of Sundays                      
Participant guide    Leader notes

Week 4 - The Sabbath Alternative: From Anxiety to Abundance
Video Lecture  

Week 5: Sabbath in the City: Doing Less in a Culture of More
Participant guide    Leader notes

Week 6: Entering God's Rest: Rituals and Rhythms for Busy Families
Participant guide    Leader notes