Avon Mennonite Church Podcast
Humble Hospitality

Humble Hospitality

October 4, 2019

Troy explores Jesus' teachings on honour, humility and hospitality and how all three are connected in Luke 14.

Creation Care Is Not Optional

Creation Care Is Not Optional

September 26, 2019

Troy discusses creation care, Jeremiah, Greta Thunberg, false gods, consumerism, stubbornness of the heart and the importance of true worship to the care of our environment.

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).