Generous Justice

http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/Generous-Justice.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend We don’t know if the world would have changed without Martin Luther King, Jr., but we do know he was a rod in the hand of God....

Generous Christmas – Part 1

Advent 2015 – A Generous Christmas This is the time of year when everyone is thinking about giving. Even most selfish people actually do a little giving during the Christmas holidays. And even non-generous, or un-generous, people want to be generous at...

missional GOD

Everyone loves a good story and the one over-arching story of the entire bible is a really good story about a missionary God who is on a mission to save sinners who are far from him. http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/MISSIONAL-GOD.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe:...

Jesus Loves Sinners | Part 4

Jesus ❤’s Sinners “John the Baptist has sent us to you, saying, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?’”  (Luke 7:18ff ESV) Thesis :: When John struggles with doubt over who Jesus is, Jesus publicly defends John and challenges everyone else to...

Jesus Loves Sinners | Part 3

http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/Jesus_Loves_Sinners_3.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Jesus Loves a Sinful Woman …and the religious folks don’t like it one bit. Jesus shows a prostitute compassion and forgiveness. It does not matter how dark...

Jesus Loves Sinners | Part 2

http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/Jesus_Love_Sinners_2.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Jesus Loves a Very Sinful Man Jesus chooses the most unlikely character to become one of his closest friends. This crooked business man was hated by everyone...

Jesus Loves Sinners | Part 1

http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/Jesus_Loves_Sinners_1.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Jesus Loves Sinners Jesus defends a group of sinners by telling the religious leaders three powerful stories. Experience the depth of Jesus’s love and...

PT1-CHRIST

An introduction to a 3-week series explaining the simple 3-fold mission of MISSIODEI. Worship Christ, Build Uncommon Community, and Engage the Culture in Mission.   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/MISSIODEI-TRIAD-PT1-CHRIST.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe:...

PT2-COMMUNITY

Through out the history of the world, even American history, society was built around the extended family. It wasn’t until recently that America has abandoned the extended family for the nuclear family. In this message we look at the great value of the extended...

PT3-CULTURE

When you see the word culture you should think mission, or more specifically, sending. Because that is literally what mission means. Mission literally means “to be sent.” And as you ask yourself, “If an abiding relationship with Christ will inevitable call me to go,...

Doubt

Dealing With Doubt Have a question or need someone to talk to? Name Email Address Message Message...

6 Church Discipline

Corinthian Style Magazine – A Series on First Corinthians Church Discipline – 1 Cor. 5 “I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people— not at all meaning the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or...

5 Spectacles for Christ

Corinthian Style Magazine. A Series on First Corinthians Spectacles for Christ – 1 Cor. 4 For I think that God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death, because we have become a spectacle [theatron] to the world, to angels, and to...

4 The New Baby Diet

Corinthian Style Magazine – A Series on First Corinthians The New Baby Diet – 1 Cor. 2:14-3:5 I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for it. And even now you are not yet ready, for you are still of the flesh. (1 Corinthians 3:2-3)...

2 Who’s Hot?

1 Cor. 1:10-31 And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. (1 Corinthians 2:1-2)  ...

1 Editor’s Letter

1 Cor. 1:1-10 I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge—even as the testimony about Christ was confirmed among you—so that you are...

The Great Judgment

The Great Judgment (…or The Least Of These) “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no...

The Wedding Banquet

“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, and sent his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding feast, but they would not come. Again he sent other servants, saying, ‘Tell those who are invited, “See, I have...

The Wicked Tenants

“What do you think? A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’ And he answered, ‘I will not,’ but afterward he changed his mind and went. And he went to the other son and said the same. And he answered, ‘I go,...

The Talents

He said to him, ‘I will condemn you with your own words, you wicked servant! You knew that I was a severe man, taking what I did not deposit and reaping what I did not sow? Why then did you not put my money in the bank, and at my coming I might have collected it with...

The Vineyard Laborers

‘Friend, I am doing you no wrong. Did you not agree with me for a denarius? Take what belongs to you and go. I choose to give to this last worker as I give to you. Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? Or do you begrudge my generosity?’ So the...

The Prodigal Son

It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.’” (Luke 15:32 ESV) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-Prodigal-Son.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The Big Idea: These are...

The Rich Fool

And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.”’ But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’ So is the one who lays up treasure...

The Friend at Midnight

I tell you, though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, yet because of his impudence he will rise and give him whatever he needs. (Luke 11:5)   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-Friend-Midnight.m4aPodcast:...

The Good Samaritan

Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?” He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” And Jesus said to him, “You go, and do likewise.” ((Luke 10:25-37)   ...

The Unforgiving Servant

And out of pity for him, the master of that servant released him and forgave him the debt. (Matthew 18:27)   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-Unforgiving-Servant.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS    This is going to be a lesson...

The Lost Sheep

What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly, I say to you, he rejoices over it more than over the...

Coin in the Fish’s Mouth

From whom do kings of the earth take toll or tax? From their sons or from others?” And when he said, “From others,” Jesus said to him, “Then the sons are free. (Matthew 17:26)   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-fishy-coin.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe:...

The Net

“The kingdom of heaven is like a net that was thrown into the sea and gathered fish of every kind.” (Matthew 13:47) “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was thrown into the sea and gathered fish of every kind. When it was full, men drew it ashore and sat...

The Treasure

…in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.” (Matthew 13:44) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-treasure.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The parable of the hidden treasure is perhaps the most misunderstood parable...

The Weeds

The WEEDS “Let both grow together until the harvest” (Matthew 13:30)   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-weeds.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be...

The Seed

The Seed “…the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. The earth produces by itself…” (Mark 4:27) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-seed.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   Tonight we are looking at another parable of the kingdom....

The Sower

The Sower “He who has ears, let him hear.” (Matthew 13:9)   And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where...

Introduction

  All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable. This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet: “I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the...

PT3-CULTURE

When you see the word culture you should think mission, or more specifically, sending. Because that is literally what mission means. Mission literally means “to be sent.” And as you ask yourself, “If an abiding relationship with Christ will inevitable call me to go,...

The Missio Dei: PT3

Missional Communities are not only the key to building authentic relationships but they are foundational to how we engage culture in mission....

PT2-COMMUNITY

Through out the history of the world, even American history, society was built around the extended family. It wasn’t until recently that America has abandoned the extended family for the nuclear family. In this message we look at the great value of the extended...

HOW TO HANDLE ANXIETY & WORRY

One New York Times columnist said that we are living in the “Age of Anxiety.” With constant headlines about national unemployment rates and nuclear weapons, the unknowns of terrorist attacks or global warming, housing markets, interest rates, healthcare,...

Hell is Hard to Swallow

How can an all loving God send or even allow people to suffer for an eternality in hell? http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/HELL.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS This is probably the most important question in regards to why Christianity is hard...

Truth and Freedom

Christians think they have “The Truth,” non-Christians think they have freedom. Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching… you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/TRUTH-FREEDOM.m4aPodcast:...

EASTER 2014

Jesus died for our trespasses and was raised for our justification.  (Romans 4:25) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/EASTER-2014.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Intro Today we celebrate resurrection. And resurrection is a very very big deal. I...

FREEDOM-PT13

http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/FREEDOM-13.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

FREEDOM-PT12

http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/FREEDOM-12.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

FREEDOM-11

FREEDOM FROM THE FLESH For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other. (Galatians 5:16) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/FREEDOM-11.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes |...

FREEDOM-PT10

FREEDOM TO LOVE …only faith working through love. (Galatians 5:6) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/FREEDOM-10.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Jesus purchased our freedom by his work on the cross. Just a few days before his trial and death Jesus...

FREEDOM-PT9

FREEDOM FROM MOUNT SINAI http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/FREEDOM-9.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS  ...

FREEDOM-PT8

FREEDOM FROM ELEMENTARY STUFF …for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise. (Galatians 3:26 & 29)...

FREEDOM-PT7

FREEDOM FROM BARS, RODS & JOB DESCRIPTIONS …for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise. (Galatians 3:26 & 29)...

FREEDOM-PT6

FREEDOM FROM THE CURSE OF THE LAW Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us (Galatians 3:13) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/FREEDOM-6.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Intro:  Well I’m certain that most of us...