Wrath vs. Patience

Anger, in and of itself, is not sin; how we respond and manage it can lead to good and bad outcomes. Don dives into the Scripture and the film What about Bob? to learn how God expects us to practice patience in our lives. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Wrath_vs_Patience.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Read more…

Envy vs. Contentment

We live in a world where we want other people’s friends and jobs and families and houses and stuff. Brandon explores the connections between Cain and Abel and Toy Story as God seeks to build contentment in all of us. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Envy_vs_Contentment.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Read more…

Suffering: the Worst Thing can be Redemptive

We can have simplistic understandings of suffering that are not even close to what Jesus teaches. Kermit unpacks the reality of suffering in our lives and how Jesus redeems the worst things that can ever happen to us. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Suffering_the_Worst_Thing_can_be_Redemptive.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Read more…

Love: the Religion Jesus Requires

We can love everything from movies to food to our favorite movie. But that’s not the kind of love that changes us so that we can go out and impact the world. Brandon explores the next simple idea that’s been changing people and the planet for 2,000 years: love. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Love_the_Religion_Jesus_Requires.mp3 Read more…

Beauty: the key to understanding God

Christians understand creation differently than others. God didn’t create the world and stand back but is involved constantly creating beautiful people, music, art and the list goes on. Don explores how beauty leads us to a deeper intimacy with God. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Beauty_the_key_to_understanding_God.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Read more…

Am I Leading a Rebellion?

It doesn’t take long for the excitement of Palm Sunday to turn into the somber prayers in the Garden of Gethsemane on Thursday. Brandon explores the events of the week and how we can miss the bigger possibilities God has for each one of us.  https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Am_I_Leading_a_Rebellion_.mp3 Podcast: Play in new Read more…

Do You Not Know the Power of God?

The Sadducees, religious leaders, thought for sure they could trap Jesus in an argument. Jesus shows them just how wrong they were, teaching them and us this life is not the end, merely the end of the beginning. Don explores the true power of God found in the Scripture. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Do_You_Not_Know_the_Power_of_God_.mp3 Read more…