Avon Mennonite Church Podcast
Let it Flow, Let it Flow, Let it Flow!

Let it Flow, Let it Flow, Let it Flow!

July 3, 2019

"What do you have in your house? Why did the oil stop flowing? Why do we cling to things that hurt so good?" Troy explores these and other questions as he unpacks the story of the widow and the oil in 2 Kings 4.

Discerning Our Future Part 4

Discerning Our Future Part 4

June 3, 2019

"...being relatable to people in an incarnational way doesn't mean we are into the same things or have the same hobbies, it means their true self can relate to us because we are operating from our true self and fully present with them."
I Cor. 9:20-23

Discerning Our Future Part 3

Discerning Our Future Part 3

May 15, 2019

Troy addresses the question "Who do we exist for as a faith community in Stratford?"

Discerning Our Future Part 2

Discerning Our Future Part 2

May 9, 2019

Troy unpacks how the history of Avon and the present gifts and strengths God has blessed us with, give us insight into the future God is calling and leading us towards.

Discerning Our Future Part 1

Discerning Our Future Part 1

May 1, 2019

The church is dying in Canada. Where is God in all this? What is the Spirit up to? What is the future of the church in 21st century Canada? What does Jeremiah, the Babylonians, Polaroid and compost have to do with this?

The Paradox of Easter

The Paradox of Easter

April 27, 2019

How are we to make sense of Christ's victory over the powers of evil, sin, injustice, darkness and death when in our experience of reality these powers are still alive and well. Troy explores the paradoxical promises of Good Friday and Easter. 

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.