Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

messiahumc's podcast

Sep 16, 2018

This Is Us - A boundary is a line, essential to every relationships. Boundaries free us and clarify our responsibility. Let’s look at what happens without boundaries, what we can and cannot control, and the power of God’s grace.


Sep 9, 2018

This Is Us - The greatest source of joy and the greatest source of frustration and pain is found in relationships. This is us! We begin with love. People have always hungered for love. It’s part of our human condition. Jesus provided a profound understanding of love, an ability to give love that the world hadn’t...


Sep 2, 2018

Game of Thrones - The Babylonians killed Zedekiah's sons and carried him into exile, which made him the last king of Israel--sort of. The prophets, however, spoke of a coming king, an heir of David, who would set things right, and whose reign would never end. Everyone will serve someone--who do you choose as the king of...


Aug 26, 2018

Game of Thrones - Joash began well, but ended badly. His faith was in a man more than in God, and when the man was gone, he went astray. Manasseh began badly, and did terrible things, but then turned back to God and found mercy. Josiah set his heart to seek God when he was sixteen, and stayed faithful to that commitment...


Aug 19, 2018

Game of Thrones - The Bible devotes more space to Ahab and Jezebel than to any other of its "villains." The historians of ancient Israel, looking back from the vantage point of the exile and trying to understand what went wrong, wanted us to understand how destructive Ahab and Jezebel's idolatry, self-centered...