Jennie uses the movie, “Spiderman-No Way Home”, and our tendency to use external methods to solve internal problems, to preach about Jonah!
Christian uses the show Ted Lasso to preach about the story of Zaccheus!
David shares with us some of the powerful themes of reconciliation, confession, and confrontation of sin that we see in the Disney hit- Encanto, and how we can learn more about life in the Kingdom from it.
Steve kicks off our first summer series by looking at what we can learn about God through the cultural experiences in the show, Moon Knight.
We wrap up the VT graduation weekend and start the summer by taking a special Sunday to acknowledge how important seasons of transition are. We also take some time to honor Wendy as she heads into sabbatical!
Robbie wraps up the semester by talking about the economics of Jesus’s kingdom (starts at 30:45). We also celebrate Loren Calder’s baptism. (starts at 1:37:07)
Christian continues our series Jesus is Lord over… where we’re working out Jesus’s Lordship in a few key contexts. This week we turn our attention to the realm of politics, looking to Jesus’s political engagement in the gospels and today as the basis for our own political engagement.
David talks about what it means for us to spend our lives using our gifts to create flourishing in our world. He also shares some common pitfalls we encounter in figuring out how to live out our vocation under Jesus’s reign
Kristal shares about Jesus’s triumph of death in His resurrection. Jesus’s triumph brings peace and joy to the world.
We kick off Holy Week by looking at Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday in Luke 19:28-44. Jesus weeps for the people because they settled for ease and calm when Jesus wants to bring true peace, shalom. Christian helps us see that the Cross is the means by which Jesus repairs the damage of Sin in us and our world.