Forming character through the insights of literature, contemporary culture and Scripture.
Over the years, people at Watershed have been meeting in groups of two or three to contemplate a book or video series together. It’s an excellent way to grow into our community, both for those new to Watershed and those who have been around for a while. What better way to deepen in friendship and discipleship than by contemplating the many profound expressions of faith out there in the world.
Why Evil Exists (The Great Courses) — This video series explores the troubling question of why humans do evil. What is behind "man's inhumanity to man," the troubling fact of human actions that produce suffering and destruction?
Jesus and His Jewish Influences (The Great Courses) — This video series takes an in-depth look at the ancient world that Jesus was born into, and the effects it had on his life and ministry.
How the Bible Actually Works by Pete Enns — This is an excellent (and fun-to-read) book which offers a freeing approach to how to read the Bible, not as a rule book but a source of wisdom and insight.
The Universal Christ by Richard Rohr — Rohr explores how this forgotten theme threads throughout both testaments in the Bible and how it can transform how we see the world and hold our faith.
Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World by Henri Nouwen — Initially written for a Jewish friend, Life of the Beloved has become Henri Nouwen’s greatest legacy to Christians around the world.