New Video Series 'Towards a Biblical Theology of Shame and Love' featuring Rev. Roland Hearn, District Superintendent of the Australia North and West District, is designed to help individuals learn a Biblical theology of shame and consider the practical implications of understanding how shame impacts our relationship with God.

Here is an introduction to this course containing ten videos. In this 10-video conversations, you will be challenged to think about a biblical theology of shame and love. What does it mean to experience shame? How do we demonstrate our love for another person? Why is it essential to think about our life as a narrative? What is the role of sanctification in addressing shame? You are invited to join the conversation as we discuss these questions and more like them.

As you complete each section, you can Click to Mark Complete at the lower right of the page.  You can then comment on the section and take the exam for the session. 

If you complete all the sessions in this course, please feel free to email us at DiscipleshipPlace@nazarene.org and request a Certificate of Completion.

We encourage you to pray before and after you finish each of the lessons. Ask God to help you grow in understanding and to show you how to apply what you are learning to your life. While we will be looking for your comments and look forward to walking alongside you, we know the Holy Spirit will be our teacher.



Think of an experience, and tell the story from your childhood that has helped make you the person that you are. The story can be a positive experience, a funny experience, a struggle, or a painful memory. It is entirely up to you based upon how safe you feel in this current group.

Describe the words people hear in their lives that shape their sense of who they are.

How much of your self-image is a result of the words you have heard spoken into your life through the years? If they were positive words, how did they help you? If they were negative, how did they shape you?

Describe your identity of Christ. Use as many constructs as you can to achieve a clear picture of who Jesus Christ is.

We look forward to your comments and questions below!
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