This Way Up (Part 2): Storm Clouds Gather

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-avds5-105f8d0

Matthew 8:23-34

The storm we’re in can be the craziest we’ve ever experienced, and Jesus asleep has more authority over our circumstances than anyone or anything else. We don’t need to be afraid as long as He’s in the boat.

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Mini Message: Rev Barbara Jernigan

Main Message: Rev Jennifer A G Layte (Pastor Jenn)

This Way Up (Part 2): Price Check

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cb3dx-10520cf

Matthew 8:1-22

A leper, a centurion, and a mother-in-law walked into a bar…

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Mini-Message: Rev Barbara Jernigan

Main Message: Pastor Jenn

This Way Up (Part 1): Platform 9 3/4

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2ahr2-10482b7

Matthew 6-7 (focusing on 7:13-29)

The way isn’t narrow because it’s some fine-tuned compromise between two extremes. It’s a completely different option.

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Mini Message: Rev Barbara Jernigan

Main Message: Pastor Jenn

This Way Up (Part 1): Just Perfect

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-uv98d-103d4ba

Matthew 5 – particularly focusing on verses 13-20

Matthew’s record of this sermon of Jesus’ is specifically for those of us who believe we are the people of God, who think we understand what the kingdom of heaven must look like. It is through Him that we interpret the law and the prophets.

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Mini Message: Rev Barbara Jernigan

Main Message: Pastor Jenn

This Way Up (Part 1): Not Exactly the Cool Kids

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6eeqc-10332d0

Matthew 4:12-5:12

Jesus’ first draft picks are not who we would’ve expected.

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Mini Message: Rev Barb Jernigan

Main Message: Pastor Jenn

This Way Up (Part 1): I Do Not Think That Word Means What You Think It Means

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-akvmw-102582b

Matthew 3:1-4:11

A whole bunch of characters know the Word. Not all of them know what it means. One of them embodies it.

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Pastor Jenn

This Way Up (Part 1): Alien Invasion

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ic32c-101b048

Matthew 2

A story about magicians, angels, a homicidal king, and the horrifying and unnecessary death of a townful of little boys. Why is this story even in the Bible?

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Mini Message: Barb Jernigan

Main Message: Pastor Jenn

This Way Up (Part 1): Who’s Your Daddy?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ek7sd-10106f9

Matthew 1

What happens when God is with us: we get better connected to our heritage, freed from our past, and our insignificance is turned into significance.

[God with us] means God will make sure things work out. –Dr John Goldingay

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Pastor Jenn

This podcast will now also incorporate audio from the “Mini Message” (formerly known as “Children’s Message”), usually presented by Rev Barbara Jernigan. This particular episode also contains audio from an impromptu family meeting which happened right before our congregational time of prayer. 

For King and Kids

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-997jx-100b6e1

Psalm 8

A transition sermon between our series on Atonement (WDJD) and an extended meander through the Gospel of Matthew. Many thanks to bibleproject.com for the use of their video and teaching on Psalm 8.

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Pastor Jenn

WDJD: Jesus Defeated Death

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-gxdz7-100b6d7

Matthew 28:1-8

Jesus defeated death. If He didn’t, none of the other ways of looking at the atonement even matter.

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Pastor Jenn