Mark 2:13-17 - Eats with Sinners - October 5, 2019

This episode covers Kristopher's October 5, 2019 sermon about Mark 2:13-17, which is about Levi's calling to discipleship and criticism Jesus faced for socializing with pariahs in his culture. The original sermon was preached at the Redlands Seventh-day Adventist Church in Southern California. This episode features the full recording of that sermon along with reflection on how it came to be, what worked, what didn’t work, and everything in between.

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Philippians 3: Doorways - September 14, 2019

In this episode, Kristopher discusses Philippians chapter 3 using the metaphor of doorways as an exegetical tool for understanding the message. Kristopher describes how the Apostle Paul challenges the use of religious tribal markers as litmus tests for belonging or even salvation. He unpacks how Paul, in this passage, may even been warning his congregation to watch out for creating exclusive religious cultures inadvertently. The original sermon was given at the Redlands Seventh-day Adventist Church in Southern California during the “Relevant” worship gathering. This episode features the full recording of that sermon along with reflection on how it came to be, what worked, what didn’t work, and everything in between.

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