The story of the Rich Young Ruler is a portrait of an individual who is rich and loved, but not free. In this podcast, Jordan leads us through Mark 10:17-31, pointing out how often the rich man's life parallels our own. As "rich" people in our world, how might the love of Jesus intersect with our wealth to set us free to follow Christ?
Rev. Eddie Kirkland, preaching from Genesis 2:18-24 and Mark 10:1-16 on October 7, 2018. We explore a challenging passage from Mark's gospel, discovering the intersection of the gospel with the difficult issues of divorce, abuse, and partisanship.
As we conclude our Finding God series, Jordan shares how we can become aware of God's work in our individual stories. Jesus calls us his "Father's house", and so he comes to the each room of our hearts to make His home there. As he renovates and restores that home, we are formed more deeply into the image of Christ for the sake of the world.
Jordan shares part 4 of our Finding God series from John 15. Zooming out from the moment to moment, we explore how God works in our lives across each season of our soul. In particular, Jordan shares reflections on God's work in seasons of suffering and dying, and the Christian hope found in resurrection.
Portions of our 2018 Vision Night, held at The Parish on Friday, September 14th. Subscribe to the Parish Podcast: iTunes / Other
Eddie leads us through Week 3 of our series on Finding God. In this podcast, we explore what to make of God's silence. Using Thomas as an example, we'll also examine ways to respond when God seems to be leaving us out of the loop, and how to be sure you're understanding God's activity in your life.
Rev. Eddie Kirkland, preaching from Genesis 1 and John 1 on September 2, 2018. In this podcast, Eddie shares how we can encounter "the Word of God", and explores all that phrase really means. Whether through Scripture, relationships, emotions, or nature, God's Word is speaking all around us. Subscribe to the Parish Podcast: iTunes / Other
Rev. Eddie Kirkland, preaching from Exodus 33 and John 14 on August 26, 2018. Rooted in a belief that God wants to be found, we set off on a new series to help us notice Him in our daily lives. Using the example of John at the last supper, Eddie discusses how we can embody a … Continue reading Finding God, part 1
Rev. Eddie Kirkland, preaching from Ephesians 5:15-21 on August 19, 2018. We wrap up a three week journey through Ephesians by discussing the essential foundations of true community, and the practice they require. Subscribe to the Parish Podcast: iTunes / Other
Rev. Eddie Kirkland, preaching from Ephesians 4:25-5:2 on August 12, 2018. We discuss the difference between divine and human love, and find the roots of true community always lie in communion. Subscribe to the Parish Podcast: iTunes / Other