In this podcast Mary shares how she had always dreamed of traveling abroad. But when that dream became a reality it had a downside. Mary shares that during her darkest times, living in a foreign country with no family and friends, was the first time she heard God's voice.
Pastor Kevin continues his Paint a Picture series. This week, he focuses on painting a picture of Love and what that would look like in our personal lives and in the life of Marina Christian Fellowship.
Jennine shares about her daughter being murdered by her boyfriend and her struggle with hopelessness, guilt, and being in prison with a ten-year sentence. This Podcast is all about the grace of Christ. It is hard to listen to but there is hope in Christ as well. This episode may not be suitable for younger or more sensitive listeners.
Randal Slayton Jr speaks on Matthew 22:15-22. Jesus is asked a trick question. Answering one way will cause him to offend the Pharisees and Jewish people. Answering the other way would cause him to offend Roman authority. Listen in to see how Jesus answered and how his answer is important to us tody.
In this Podcast, Renee shares about her journey with Christ, using her gift of "spiritual gifts" within the church. Then she share's about her marriage and I asked her "What is harder? To learn to forgive or to learn to trust again?" This is a deep podcast on learning to hear Christ.
In this message, Pastor Kevin continues to paint a picture of the future of Marina Christian Fellowship. He focuses on church as a healthy community that is both radically inclusive but also transformative. We are accepted just as we are, but should never expect that Christ will leave us as we are. We often come to "the party" dressed in barbed wire. If we stay in that attire, it is hard for people to love us or for us to love others. Will we put on the new clothes that are offered to us? If we don't put on Christ, our Christianity will be a put on.
Pastor Kevin goes off script and just shares from the heart. After Pastor Ruben shares some brief thoughts on the Gospel lesson, Kevin talks about the restoration of our dreams that God has put on our hearts. He then shared the dream of restoration of our campus. As you listen to this service, you can view the pictures Kevin references HERE.
This was a fun Podcast for me. Bianca and Elsa share how they were bullied by other kids and humiliated by their 4th-grade teacher. they also share their love for animals. And, how they have a passion for social justice when it comes to "Black lives Matter," D.A.C.A. and the LGBTQ community.
We can so easily lose our serenity. Is there a pathway to peace? There is, but it requires a different mindset. Serenity comes from having the mind of Christ. Pastor Kevin paints a picture of sernity through letting go.