Mark 6: Shame - October 19, 2019

Reflections on a sermon about Herodias and the human experience of shame, this episode features Kristopher's original sermon from Mark 6:17-25 preached at the Redlands Adventist Church on October 19, 2019. As always on Behind the Sermon, the program examines the art of preaching, elements that were left out, and a light-hearted dive behind the scenes in creating sermons.

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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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