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    • Religion & Spirituality

Podcast by FaithWestwood UMC

    How Jesus's People Pray For Their Country - July 5, 2020

    How Jesus's People Pray For Their Country - July 5, 2020

    July 5, 2020

    After the fireworks have silenced and the smoke had cleared, we'll pray for this nation just as Jesus's people always have. On July 5, we'll witness an amazing conversation among a few of the FaithWestwood faithful, and we'll learn how to pray for this nation. We'll pray that God's kingdom may come and all people may prosper.

    • 47 min
    Yeasty Faith - June 28, 2020

    Yeasty Faith - June 28, 2020

    June 28, 2020

    Jesus tells stories that captivate our imagination. In one verse he encapsulates an illustration of the kingdom of heaven as the yeast that permeates the dough: a small verse with a big message. That's the nature of faith; a tiny bit makes a huge impact. This parable permits us to find God working in our lives -- not relegated to mythical platitudes or a proverbial ticket to heaven, but completely involved and integrated.

    • 33 min
    A Guy Walks Into A Bible... - June 21, 2020

    A Guy Walks Into A Bible... - June 21, 2020

    June 21, 2020

    Fatherhood is a complicated role for any man to take on – and a complex subject to discuss too. So this Father’s Day we’ll take a look at positive and negative choices made by dads in the Bible. You might hear a few dad jokes along the way too!

    • 38 min
    How Could I Believe In Such A Lame Faith? - June 14, 2020

    How Could I Believe In Such A Lame Faith? - June 14, 2020

    June 14, 2020

    f someone was looking for ammo to shoot down the Christian faith, it’s not hard for them to find. Usually, they just start with the Crusades and move on to the Spanish Inquisition. Maybe you have a friend who rants, “The Bible’s full of anti-scientific, homophobic, eccentric, idiotic nonsense for people who don’t know how to think for themselves! It only perpetuates racist, sexist oppression.” What will you say to that? This Sunday, we’ll address several of these objections and obstacles to faith.

    • 42 min
    If God Is So Powerful, Why Doesn't He Fix Everything? - June 7, 2020

    If God Is So Powerful, Why Doesn't He Fix Everything? - June 7, 2020

    June 7, 2020

    Why are things the way they are? And why do we wish they were different? It’s not easy to reconcile what we see in the world with a belief in an all-powerful, all-caring God. This Sunday we’ll look at a range of tough questions by simply filling in the blanks in this one: “If God is so ______, why doesn’t he _____?”

    • 48 min
    Message Come, Holy Spirit, Come – Even At Home - May 31, 2020

    Message Come, Holy Spirit, Come – Even At Home - May 31, 2020

    May 31, 2020

    Some of our most profound and life-changing spiritual experiences may not happen in a church building. At least that’s what a Roman centurion named Cornelius might tell us. Along with his family and friends, Cornelius was in his own home when he first learned about Jesus. Then something happened they would never forget — they were wondrously filled with the Holy Spirit. Who knows what Spirit-filled experiences God may have for u

    • 49 min

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