This summer we are excited to offer a study of some of the world's major religions. This is a great opportunity to stay connected with Search while your group breaks for the summer or to get re-connected to us if you have not been part of a group recently.
We will spend 8 weeks together studying eight (8) world religions.
- Week of June 11th: Introduction to Worldview & Atheism
- Week of June 18th: Islam
- Week of June 25th: Judaism
- Week of July 9th: Buddhism
- Week of July 16th: Hinduism
- Week of July 30th: Mormonism
- Week of August 6th: Jehovah's Witnesses
- Week of August 13th: Scientology
We will look at the origin and history, key teachings, view of God and Jesus, path to salvation, and answer to the problem of evil for each religion. Throughout, we will compare each with Christian teachings, noting any similarities and key differences.
You will have the option, depending on your schedule, to attend either:
- Monday lunch: 12-1pm @ Cushman Wakefield - 1033 Demonbreun St #600, Nashville, TN 37203 (map)
- Wednesday morning: 6:45-7:45am @ Scout Properties - 110 30th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212 (map)
The weekly material will be the same at each session. You do not need to notify us about which session you'll attend each week.
Week Two: Islam
Week one: Introduction to Worldview & Atheism
David Wilson is a graduate of The University of California, Berkeley (undergraduate) and Southern Methodist University (MBA). He won gold and silver medals in swimming in the 1984 Olympics and went on to have a successful 25-year career in commercial real estate development before joining Search Nashville full time a few years ago. His passion is to help men and women get answers to their tough spiritual questions. He has been married to Dru for 28 years and they have three grown children. David is a graduate of the prestigious Colson Fellows Program, a premier experience that equips Christian leaders in the areas of apologetics and worldview.
Blaine Larsen had a decade long career in country music, recording 8 top-40 singles as a solo artist and co-writing a top-5 single for a major country artist. Blaine was deeply impacted by Search during his time in the music business, and sensing God had something more for him, he joined the staff of Search Nashville full-time five years ago. He holds a master of arts in Christian leadership from Dallas Theological Seminary. Prior to his time at DTS, he studied at Western Seminary in Portland, OR and he earned a certificate in Christian Apologetics from Biola University in La Mirada, CA. He has been married to Sammie for 12 years and they have three young children.