Upside-Down Blessings

There are some things Jesus said we wish he didn’t because our lives would be easier, right? But he did. Brandon explores Jesus challenge to live right-side-up with the words of the Beatitudes. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Upside-Down_Blessings.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

When the Song Ends

The Psalms end with 6 chapters of praise to God. Kermit invites us to live a lifestyle of praise, no matter what we might be feeling or experiencing in any given moment.  https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/When_the_Song_Ends.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

The Defeat of Evil

The final collection of the Psalms looks ahead to the day evil will be conquered through an unlikely power: God’s love. Brandon explores Psalm 107 and how the biblical view of God’s love is much more expansive than a mere feeling of admiration for another. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/The_Defeat_of_Evil.mp3 Podcast: Play in new Read more…

Our God Reigns

After the turmoil of book 3, the collection of Psalms in book 4 resets us to fundamental realities about ourselves, the world and God. Brandon explores the most ancient Psalm and its wisdom for how we live our lives each day. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Our_God_Reigns.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Read more…

Hope for the Future

In one of the bleakest periods, the Israelites recommitted themselves to the reality that God is a safe place to hide in times of trouble. Brandon explore the second collection of Psalms and how we can “be still” in our crazy lives and world. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Hope_for_the_Future.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Read more…

A Call of Faithfulness

The first collection of Psalms called the Israelites then, and us today, back to following God in all areas of our lives. Brandon explores Psalm 19 to discover how we see God moving in the world and in our lives. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/A_Call_to_Faithfulness.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Read more…

Learning How to Sing

The Psalms have been read, prayed and sung over thousands of years. Don introduces us to this prayerbook of lament, song and praise, to discover how we root ourselves in God no matter our present circumstances. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Learning_How_to_Sing.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Read more…

Lust vs. Chastity

Finding someone pretty or handsome is not lust; what we do with that thought next could be. Brandon explores the story of David & Bathsheba and the necessary guardrails we need in our lives to build chastity. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Lust_vs_Chastity.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android Read more…

Gluttony vs. Moderation

Not only can we overindulge in food and drink but also with technology and any of the fads that arise. Brandon explores Jesus’ challenge to focus on what truly matters in life through the 2005 film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Gluttony_vs_Moderation.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Read more…