Eugene Faith Center's Podcast (Sunday Mornings)

How can find our way out of darkness and back into the light? How can we get out of confusion and unhealthy patterns? We take a look Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians and Pastor Steve makes note of the process which can bring about healthy, fruitful living.

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We begin our Christmas series, "Light of the World".

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The Great Thanksgiving

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Steve Overman reads form Matthew 22 and 23. 

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On this Pie Day morning, Aaron Friesen reads in Matthew 6 and discusses a few things from Jesus' deeper deeper vision of religious devotion that can help us as we seek to grow and deepen our own relationship with God.

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Matthew 5 concludes with the call to, “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” When we read “Perfect” we tend to think that means we never make a mistake. But that’s not the idea here. The idea is that we embrace a process of becoming more and more like God. 

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The Beatitudes

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"Calling"

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We begin our study series in Matthew. 

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On this morning, we took communion to begin a new season together. Pastor Steve read from Joshua 1:1-9 making note of God's promises and presence.

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Harriet Mouer

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Some Wisdom about Wisdom and Knowledge

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Why is learning and growing important for all people, young and old? How can we continue to be life-long learners? On this morning, Pastor Steve reads from Colossians 1:1-14, making note that through God's provision and our participation, we can continue to learn and grow.

 

Sunday, September 12, 2015 | Steve Overman | Eugene Faith Center

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Jannine Johnson concludes our Road Trip series.

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Steve Overman, August 30, 2015

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On this morning, we read together the story of Naaman's powerful transformation in 2 Kings 5:1-19 and see how Naaman's story is also our story. We all experience disappointments and detours in our lives and sometimes we don't always understand why.

 

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Our journey doesn't always go as planned, and we will encounter storms along the way. George Boehmer reads from Mark 4:35-41 and Luke 8:22-25 recounting the story of Jesus and the disciples caught in the wind and waves.

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Steve Overman | Sunday, August 9, 2015

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On this journey called life, we must read the signs along the way to experience God's preferred future for us. On this morning, Pastor Jim makes four observations and encouragements about our journey.

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What are some of the things the Spirit wants to do in our lives? What is the evidence of the Spirit of Pentecost at work? Aaron Friesen reads from Acts 3:1-13 and examines a few of the things the Spirit did during Peter and John's journey. 

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High school camp guest speaker and lead pastor from Living Word Foursquare church in Oak Harbor, Russ Schlect, brings a message.

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From Weakness to Strength - We look to the Scriptures in Judges 6 to read about Gideon.

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What do the Scriptures say to us about how to be citizens of a nation? On this Fourth of July weekend, Pastor Steve reads from 2 Chronicles 7:12-14 and 1 Timothy 2:1-10, making note of how we can be active, faithful citizens.

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Tyler Nice brings a message from Matthew 1:14-20.

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To begin our new series, we read about Abraham and Pastor Steve makes observations about Abrahams journey and his faith.

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To prepare us to take communion together, Pastor Steve reads from Luke 14 and suggests three ways we can come to the table -- with humility, together and with a renewed commitment. 

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To conclude our series, Pastor Steve talks on the big picture of healing, it's complexities and how God works in our lives today.

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Aaron Friesen, the newest pastor on staff at Eugene Faith Center, brings a message on the gaining wisdom as seen in the Scriptures of Proverbs.

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Have you ever questioned God's sense of timing? What can we do when we don't have all the answers? On this morning, we looked to the Scriptures to see what Habakkuk learned in difficult, confusing circumstances and examined what we can do when we struggle and have doubts.

 

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We look to the Sciptures in Matthew 6:19-34 and Pastor Steve discusses how we can handle and think about money in our lives.

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It is important to find a good rhythm of work, rest and play in our lives. Sabbath is a vision and the goal of creation. In it we rediscover our place within the Lord and within the universe. We rediscover our specialness as sons and daughters of God. We are re-centered. We are rejuvenated. And these kinds of shapings are really powerful in our lives. We look toward the Scripture in Exodus 20:8-11 to read about Sabbath and Pastor Steve remarks on this commandment and these values.

 

 

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Marriage and family life is tough. We are broken people living in a fragmented society, but God's Word gives us direction for how we are called to care for ourselves, our children and our spouses. Pastor Steve reads from Ephesians 5:15 - 6:4 and gives insight and encouragement to work towards a better family life. 

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To begin our new Sunday morning series, Pastor Steve reads from Ephesians 4:1-16, talking about unity in the Body.

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Directions for Deeper Fulfillment - Steve Overman - April 19, 2015 - Eugene Faith Center

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A.J. Swoboda, founding pastor of Theophilus church in Portland is our guest for the morning and we read and study together in Matthew 28:16-20.

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We read together Luke 24 on the appearance of Jesus on Easter morning and explore what it means for us today.

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What does Jesus' death on the cross mean to us as Christians and what does it signal? On this Palm Sunday, we look to the Scriptures in the Gospel of John to prepare us to take communion together and Pastor Steve outlines four meanings of Jesus' death.

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As we are being shaped and transformed by God, what are some practical changes we can make in our lives? We look to the Scriptures in Romans 12-15 and see what Paul has to say.

 

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Sometimes we have to fall apart in order to become truly put together; sometimes we have to fall down in order to truly rise up -- It's a necessary deconstruction. We look to the scriptures in Isaiah 6 and Steve explains how God uses these times to reveal beautiful and wonderful growth.

 

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Does true change begin and work from the inside out or the outside in? Together we look to the Scriptures (Romans 12,:1-2 2 Cor. 3:18 and Mark 9:2-4) and Pastor Steve explores transformation as part of our own recovery and development.

 

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Pastor Steve talks about learning to walk in the spirit which involves discernment and empowerment over time.

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Pastor Steve continues in our series and talks on the topic of love as seen in Galations 5, noting that it is free to receive, to share and to grow in.

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On this morning, we take time to witness and celebrate baptisms and Pastor Steve talks on its importance and meaning.

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Together we read Galatians 5 and Pastor Steve talks about salvation. 

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To begin our new three part series, we read through Genesis 1 and Pastor Steve comments on creation, humankind and the seventh day.

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Together we read from Acts 2:37-37 and Pastor Steve makes note of the vision, model and community the earliest Christians had and how it applies to our present day church. 

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Continuing our series in the Gospel of John, Pastor Steve reads from John 10:1-21.

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Pastor Steve reads from the great prophet of Isaiah.

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Jim Thomas shares a word to begin the new year, encouraging us to be still, be grateful, be joyful and be present.

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Together we read Colossians 1:15-23 and Pastor Steve discusses that the purpose of Christmas is the recovery and development of Communion.

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Steve reads from the Gospel of Luke and talks about the chracteristics that Mary possessed.

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Steve Overman reads from the Gospel of Matthew and talks about making your new beginning.

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A.J. Swoboda brings a message from John 1:1-18 talking about how God dwelled among us.

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We conclude the series in 1 Peter by reading John 21 and taking communion together.

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Continuing in the series in 1 Peter, Steve Overman reads from 1 Peter 5.

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Pastor Steve Overmn continues in 1 Peter 3 talking about how we should seek to do good as husbands and wives through respect, partnership and understanding.

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Pastor Steve Overman continues in 1 Peter 2 and talks about daily receiving grace and seeking to do good.

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Steve continues reading in 1 Peter 2 and talks about partnering and working with God.

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Steve Overman continues the series in Peter and talks about Five Element of a Holy Life.

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Pastor Steve opens the series in 1 Peter titled "Deeper & Stronger" by reading 1 Peter 1, noting that we are chosen by God and have identity in Him.

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Amos Yong

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Pastor Steve reads from Matthew 9:35-10:13 and talks about our heart, calling and sending.

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Steve Overman preaches and together we take communion to start the new fall season.

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Guest speaker, Thomas Payne, brings a message from Mark 5:1-20.

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Together we read aloud Psalm 19 and Steve Overman shares three observations about the passage.

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Steve Overman, lead pastor at Eugene Faith Center, walks through Psalm 23.

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Tyler Nice guest speaks on Labor Day weekend about identity through Christ.

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Our friend AJ Swoboda joins us as a guest speaker and teaches on humility and a scripture from Acts.

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Jim Thomas speaks from the summer series "Blessing" about the blessing of light.

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Pastor Steve Overman discusses the blessings of working through trials with scripture from James 1.

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Steve Overman continues our discussion of "Blessing" with a story from 2 Samuel.

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Pastor Steve Overman continues our series on "Blessing" by teaching on the painful struggle within the story of Hannah in the Bible.

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Russel Schlecht visits Faith Center and speaks on some hard questions he has been asking himself lately.

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Tyler Nice speaks about the blessings of a diverse community.

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Jim Thomas speaks on Fourth of July weekend about the balance between independence and dependence.

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Steve Overman continues our summer series, "Blessing" through talking about scriptures from Ephesians.

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Steve Overman kicks off the Summer series, "Blessing" through reading scriptures in Genesis.

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Steve Overman concludes the spring series "Reaching Out."

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Bo Stern, a guest speaker from West Side Church in Bend, speaks about how each of our stories corresponds with "The Red Line."

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Steve Overman speaks on "Reaching Out" to one another regardless of our different perspectives.

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Steve Overman furthers our discussion on Reaching Out with the story story of Jesus and the Woman at the Well.

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Aaron Friesen continues our study on Reaching Out by looking at "The Three Spiritual Movements", a book by Henri Nouwen

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Pastor Steve Overman read and discusses John 1.

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Steve Overman talks about Reaching Out through learning about Creation.

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Jim Thomas walks through six words of “Renewed Vision” for living.

 

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Easter Sunday 2014, Pastor Steve Overman

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Steve Overman reads from John 19 talking about the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.

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Pastor Steve Overman reads and discusses Isaiah 43:1-21.

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Aaron Freisen reads from Matthew 20:1-16, points out some misguided aspirations we may have and suggests that we purify, redirect and align them with God’s character and work.

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Together we read through Matthew 23:1-39. and Pastor Steve Overman offers ways to avoid becoming like the overly strict, unrealistic, judgmental pharisees and scribes as seen in the passage.

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Together we read Matthew 3:1-12 and Pastor Steve Overman talks about what repentance is.

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To begin our new spring series leading to Easter, we read Luke 3:21-22 - 4:1-19 and talk about when Jesus was tested in the wilderness.

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Our friend, A.J. Swoboda, pastor of Theophilus Church in Portland, speaks on the Transfiguration in Matthew 17.

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Together we read Romans 12:1-2 and Pastor Steve discusses transfiguration in areas in our lives and the mercies of God.

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Jackie Hudson, Licensed Professional Counselor and member of Eugene Faith Center, shares her struggle with doubt and depression.

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Together we read Colossians 3, talk about disordered drives and forces that continue to push us around and how we can "put on" new virtues instead.

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Pastor Steve Overman reads from Colossians 2:1-8 and talks about ways to continue growing and avoiding pitfalls.

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Steve Overman beigns a new three-part series and reads from Col. 1:1-23.

 

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To begin the new year, Steve Overman, pastor of Eugene Faith Center, reads from Mark 1:1-15 and talks about five powerful essentials for 2014.

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