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Water, Water, Everywhere For the session to be discussed on June 4, 2017 John 7:37-39 This session is for Pentecost Sunday, which usually has us reading from Acts and discussing flames and wind. But today's text focuses on water. How might water reflect the work or...read more
Unity in Community For the session to be discussed on May 28, 2017 John 17:1-11 What does it mean to talk about unity, considering our many differences? How does a Christian community, full of diversity and varying ideas, find unity? As tough as it seems, Jesus calls...read more
The Unknown God For the session to be discussed on May 21, 2017 Acts 17:21-33 After all the centuries, the theologians and the philosophers, what do we know about God? After living in the community of faith, reading the scriptures, walking with God through good and...read more
Killing Stephen For the session to be discussed on May 14, 2017 Acts 7:55-60 The passage where Stephen is stoned by the community is a hard story to hear. Often we focus on the seemingly serene composure of Stephen, but what if we look instead for ourselves in that...read more
Our Faith Communities For the session to be discussed on May 7, 2017 Acts 2:42-47 What does it mean to live in Christian community? How do our individualistic "ears" hear this more communal-sounding passage? We look at the ways this passage challenges our ideas about...read more
Thanksgiving and Service For the session to be discussed on April 30, 2017 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 Have we lost the ability to share the stories of faith in our lives? How have more manipulative expressions of testimony sometimes discouraged us from genuine witness and...read more
Sheol and the Pit For the session to be discussed on April 23, 2017 Psalm 16 It's our 100th episode! For this special edition of the podcast, we take a look at a Psalm that calls us to fidelity with God — to a steadfast way of worship and service and love that seeks...read more
Grace Abounds For the session to be discussed on April 16, 2017 Jeremiah 31:1-6 For this Easter session text, we discover we are in... Jeremiah! Why would we be in Jeremiah for Easter? We discuss the resurrection theme that is offered not only in this Old Testament...read more
Everybody Loves a Parade For the session to be discussed on April 9, 2017 Matthew 21:1-11 Palm Sunday paints a rich image of a grand entrance into Jerusalem by Jesus. Even though we know how the story ends, the hopes and expectations present with this "parade" lead us...read more
Alternate Reality For the session to be discussed on April 2, 2017 Romans 8:6-11 What does it mean to live "in the Spirit" as opposed to "in the flesh"? How do we pay attention to the Spirit in a world full of distractions, notifications and noise? What habits can...read more
Exposing Darkness For the session to be discussed on March 26, 2017 Ephesians 5:8-14 Paul uses rich imagery of "light" and "darkness" to describe the way Christians should live. We discuss our experiences with light and darkness, as well as the power of light to...read more
Non-Reactionary Love For the session to be discussed on March 19, 2017 Romans 5:1-11 What do we learn about God's love in this passage — is it earned, do we deserve it? The team discusses this interesting text where Paul writes to Roman Christians about several...read more