Avon Mennonite Church Podcast
Made New Everyday

Made New Everyday

April 10, 2019

What does it mean to be made new every day? 

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Cornelius, Christ and Spiritual Discernment

Cornelius, Christ and Spiritual Discernment

March 12, 2019

How does Peter know his vision of unclean animals is from God? Troy addresses this and also talks prescriptive vs. descriptive theology and spiritual discernment (how do we know if something is of God or not).

Canaan, Cornelius and Christ - Part 1

Canaan, Cornelius and Christ - Part 1

March 6, 2019

Is God present and active in all people, cultures and religions?
When does religion get in the way of authentic spiritual growth and God connection? 
How are Christians called to engage & approach other religions & spiritual traditions?
What does improv have to do with any of this?

Do Not Fret

Do Not Fret

February 28, 2019

Don't worry, don't get anxious, don't react and get worked up over things. Easier said than done. How do we do this? By withholding judgment (practicing non-judgment). How do we do that? Listen and find out.

No Longer Us & Them (Part 2)

No Longer Us & Them (Part 2)

February 22, 2019

In Christ there is no longer identification with any aspect or dynamic of our being that divides us. We are one in the Spirit, the same Spirit that gives breath and life to all.

No Longer Us & Them (Part 1)

No Longer Us & Them (Part 1)

February 22, 2019

In Christ there is no longer identification with any aspect or dynamic of our being that divides us. We are one in the Spirit, the same Spirit that gives breath and life to all.

Regret is Death, Metanoia is Life

Regret is Death, Metanoia is Life

February 7, 2019

How to experience grief, sorrow, distress; how to process spiritual insight that turns our world upside down; how to transmute regret - in a way that leads to the highest quality of life.

Water and Wine

Water and Wine

January 31, 2019

A wedding feast runs out of wine. Jesus is there but he's hesitant to get involved because his "hour has not yet come." What does that mean? Jesus' mother convinces him to help. He transforms some "religious" water into fine wine to keep the festivities going. John tells us this was Jesus' first sign. What does this sign reveal?

John 2:1-11

Four Intentions

Four Intentions

January 24, 2019

Four Intentions that will help us embody the new life of Christ as a community.

Expecting Surprises

Expecting Surprises

December 27, 2018

Troy talks about the contagious nature of energy, the role of the soul, the "blessed life", the power of a promise and how the capacity to be surprised by God is like a muscle that needs to be exercised.