Eugene Faith Center's Podcast

We read together Mark 2:1-12 of the story of Jesus healing the crippled man. Pastor George makes note of three key elements in this passage -- faith, forgiveness and freedom.

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To prepare our hearts and minds to receive communion, we read in John 13:1-6 and 1 Corinthians 11:17-34.

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Five Movements in Our Ongoing Process of Becoming More Like God

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To begin our new series in the Book of Mark, we read and study Mark 1:1-11 about John the Baptist.

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AJ Swoboda is our guest for the morning. He preaches on keeping the Sabbath and reads from Mark 3:1-12.

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We read and study in the book of Habakkuk.

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Pastor George reads from Genesis 17:1-6.

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Kathy Rice reads from Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 and we chat about how it's better to be together.

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We listen and reflect on the Book of Jonah.

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We each have different experiences with the Holy Spirit, but yet we must find collective discernment and let the Holy Spirit help us go forward together. We look to the Scriptures in Acts 15 to read about the first Church council and make note of three key points in the passage.

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The Witness and Martyrdom of Stephen

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2 Kings 18:1-8

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We read in Acts 6:1-7.

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We read in Acts 3 about Peter healing the lame man and explore what this story means for us today.

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Leaning is a such a key in our walk with Christ. How can we learn to lean on Jesus so that we can grow?

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Austin Breault, a leader in our church and in our youth ministries, gives a message on Faith as seen in the David and Goliath story.

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We look to and study the Scriptures in Genesis 39:1-23. 

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Aaron Friesen reads from Acts 2.

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We read in Genesis 37 and study the journey of Joseph.

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We begin a new series in the Book of Acts.

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We read and study Genesis 32:22-32 to see the story of Jacob.

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Easter 2016

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We look at one of the events that happened in the holy week when Jesus realized his final days have come. In Matthew 21 we see Jesus entering the temple. Why did Jesus interrupt this service overturn table and cast people out?

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Palm Sunday, the Cross and the Resurrection

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We read and study Genesis 17.

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Kathy Rice reads and reflects on the Beatitudes in Matthew 5:1-10.

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We read and reflect on Genesis 17 before taking communion together.

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We read and study together Genesis 16:1-16.

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We conclude our series in Colossians.

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We ready and study Genesis 15.

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There are a lot of reasons we struggle within households and with our family relationships. In a society that drives us apart, how can we be better parents and spouses? Pastor Steve reads from Colossians 3 and makes note of three principles from this passage that show the apostolic vision for family life. 

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Continuing our series in Genesis, Aaron Friesen reads and examines Genesis 11-12.

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Even though we are infinitely loved, accepted and forgiven, filled with the Spirit, with God near to us, our natural desires are still disordered and our perception of God, ourselves, and others is still distorted. We must go on a journey to reorder our interior and exterior life. But it is a struggle! How can we develop new patterns of thinking and living? We look to the scriptures in Colossians 3:1-17.

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In preparation to take communion on this Ash Wednesday, we read together the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness.

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Genesis Series #3

“Cain and Abel”

Genesis 4:1-16

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Whether we are new, or a "re-new" Christian, as we think about building our lives in this new time, what might an Apostle say to us? What kind of direction might he give? We look to the scriptures in Colossians 1:1-14.

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On this evening, AJ Swoboda, founding pastor of Theophilus Church in Portland, reads from Psalm 22 and talks about what we do when we face a time of darkness.

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Pastor Steve offers some beginning pointers from the Christian Scriptures to a healthier spirit, soul and body.

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We begin a journey through Genesis. Genesis is not always the easiest book to understand, but the invitation isn’t to a journey of perfect understanding, it’s an invitation to go on a journey with a faithful and patient God who is creating, leading, correcting, promising and always walking with us.

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Steve Overman reads from Isaiah 6:1-13, recounting the scripture when Isaiah was called to be a prophet. From this passage we see three things that Isaiah realized that changed his life, so that he could experience goodness and could be a resource to those around him, and we are reminded that this is God's promise for us today and for this new year.

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Our world today is full of tragedy, but the Bible shows us that throughout all of time people have experienced pain, suffering, tragedy and loss. On this evening, we are reminded that we can have hope because we have a Helper and stand firm in the truth of Jesus.

 

 

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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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Jim Thomas brings a Christmas message and talks about the three Key Components of the Gospel Message.

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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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1 Corinthians 13 | Aaron Friesen

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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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God’s Grace, Various Gifts, One Body - 

1 Corinthians 12: 1-31 NKJV

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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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 Unity, Humility and Honesty

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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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We read and study together 1 Peter 1:13-2:3.

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Harriet Mouer

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Some Wisdom about Wisdom and Knowledge

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We read and talk about Pslam 13 together.

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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

www.eugenefaithcenter.org

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We read and study together Psalm 86.

 

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Jannine Johnson concludes our Road Trip series.

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We read and reflect on Psalm 37.

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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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In Psalm 103 we read that the psalmist reminds us about who God is and who we are in God...and not to forget.

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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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Julie Langenberg shares what has been on her heart while reading and studying Psalm 51.

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Steve Overman | Sunday, August 9, 2015

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What are some ways we can live from the inside out?  We look to the scriptures in Psalm 26 and Pastor George makes note of several characteristics that David modeled that can help us on our personal journey to live a life with integrity.

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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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We read and study Psalm 139 and explore what David learns about God.

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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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Am I living in a wise way? What can I do better? We take time to reflect on these questions, and Tyler Nice reads a passage from the sermon on the mount in Matthew 7:24-27, discussing how it's important for us to take time for self evaluation. 

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

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We read together Psalm 73 and Aaron Friesen outlines a few of the things the psalmist recognized in the sanctuary of God that gave him hope in a world full of injustice.

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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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We read in the Scriptures Psalm 8 and explore our place in the Creation.

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

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Psalm 25 - David’s Cry for Deliverance

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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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We see in Luke 19:1-10 that Zacchaeus is a person who had some struggles in his life and Jesus helps him. Because of what Jesus says in the story, we can recognize that Jesus is inviting us to join Him to find help in our struggles and also to reaching other people who are experiencing difficulties as well.

 

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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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Have you ever felt stuck in those "in-between" times? There are times when we know we've been delivered and are heading somewhere but currently feel stuck, burdened or weighted down. We look to the scriptures in Exodus and Pastor George talks about God's grace and provision in those trying times.

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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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God is working on us everyday to bring us of a place of maturity. So, how do we get there? Beth Barone brings a message on how we can experience a healthy perspective of God.

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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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George reads and discusses 1 John.

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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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On this evening, we read together 1 John and look at the two big themes in the book. Tonight we discuss the idea of light.

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