Red Bluff Vineyard Podcast
What if… I shared my faith more?

What if… I shared my faith more?

March 9, 2020

What if you and I shared our faith in Jesus more? What if we overcame our fears and assumptions about people's expectations in order to share the love of God in practical ways? In this sermon, pastor Luke commented on the implications of the Great Commission and how we need to overcome the obstacles we face with resources in order to make disciples who make disciples who make... you get the deal. 

The Charismatic vs. Contemplative

The Charismatic vs. Contemplative

February 24, 2020

In Ryker Autajay's first sermon at the Red Bluff Vineyard, he shared how he wrestled with the tension found between being "charismatic" and "contemplative," coming to understand that the paradox is that both are spaces for the Holy Spirit! Building on Paul's teaching in 1 Thessalonians 5, Ryker gave us four practical ways to keep this tension! 

The Inward Outward Life

The Inward Outward Life

February 19, 2020

A tension that exists in many churches is between being inward focused and outward focused. It seems rather challenging to be both/and when it comes to leaning into the mission of God and taking care of ourselves and each other. Often times we do one over the other. In this sermon, pastor Luke discusses the importance of being both inward focused and taking soul care seriously while caring for other followers of Jesus and being concerned with outreach and sharing Jesus with the world around us. 

The Passive & Active Salvation of the Kingdom

The Passive & Active Salvation of the Kingdom

February 10, 2020

What exactly is our part in salvation? Do we contribute in some specific way or is it all provided for us through Jesus? How are we supposed to respond to God's work? In this sermon, pastor Luke explored the paradox that exists between God granting us salvation and our need to "work it out." 

The Paradoxical Jesus of the Paradoxical Kingdom

The Paradoxical Jesus of the Paradoxical Kingdom

February 3, 2020

Following Jesus can lead to a lot of tensions, but it would seem this is largely due to the paradoxical nature of the kingdom! In this sermon, pastor Luke considered the paradoxical sayings of Jesus as encouragement toward embracing the things of the kingdom!

What is Worship: Dangerously Risky

What is Worship: Dangerously Risky

January 28, 2020

In this prophetic and timely reminder of what worship is, pastor Luke built on John 15:1-14 and reminded us about why worship is such a transformative, dangerous, and risky space for the "friends of God" to enter into. 

What is Worship: The Woman at the Well

What is Worship: The Woman at the Well

January 20, 2020

As we continue to ask, What is worship?, pastor Luke preached from John 4 and shared thoughts toward developing a posture of worship that is rooted in an understanding of who God is and what He has done for us. Along the way, we learn about why Jesus' interaction with the Samaritan woman was so controversial and why we should all be like that Samaritan woman! 

What is Worship: Centered Around Jesus

What is Worship: Centered Around Jesus

January 9, 2020

Building a theology of worship from Revelation 4, we see that all angelic beings are centered around the Throne of God! Worship is the posture of centering around Jesus! 

Looking Back to Look Forward (2019 Review)

Looking Back to Look Forward (2019 Review)

December 30, 2019

For the last Sunday of 2019, pastor Luke spent some time sharing about the importance of continuing to seek after God (Heb. 11:6) and then shared things to thank God for this past year as well as things to consider going into the future. 

Encountering God in New Zealand

Encountering God in New Zealand

July 17, 2019

In this sermon, pastor Luke shared a bit about Dawn and his trip to New Zealand and how God spoke to them in a number of ways important for our church community. 

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