Experiments in Preaching
By Open Door Church, Bradley Christianson-Barker
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Experiments in Preaching: Sermons for Progressive Thinkers and Curious Skeptics — This is a sermon podcast for wanderers, seekers, and thinkers, for deconstructing and reconstructing. Brought to you by Open Door Church, a faith community focussed on God’s love and grace - a progressive church built around action, community, and people. Features sermons of Bradley Christianson-Barker and regular guest speakers of Open Door Church.
||CleanBeing Advent People||What does it mean to be an Advent people? The practice of Las Posadas gives us a clue and leads us in the right direction.||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreparing the Way in the Wilderness||John in the wilderness preparing the way highlights the role of reversal the role of reversal in the story of advent.||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJustice and Righteousness in the Land||From Exile to Advent, we wait with hopefulness for Righteousness and Justice to be restored in the land.||12/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHope in a Dry White Season||Idelette McVicker closes out our series in Exile by interweaving her own personal story of exile with the devastation of the Jewish people upon their return to the ruined Temple. Idelette is the founder and editor-in-chief of SheLoves Magazine. Born a||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prophetic Imagination||The prophet gives us excellent context to view our current world and system. In this episode, we explore the distinctions between speaking truth to an oppressive system (Exile) and speaking truth to your own oppressive system (Monarchy).||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 Alternative Narratives||Its difficult to find the practical applications of living an alternative narrative. Here are three people who figured it out and offer us some hope.||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanResisting Power in Exile||This episode lays the groundwork for understanding our own way of living in a world of foreign powers through the subtleties of resistance in Ezra and Nehemiah.||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEngage Community in Exile||If we are consistently telling ourselves to be separate from the world around us; we will choose seclusion over engagement.||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanResponding to Exile||With a shifting culture and society, how are we going to respond to exile?||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExile—An Introduction||A look at Exile in the people of Israel and Judah. Are we living in Exile today? If so, now what?||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|