North Avenue Church Podcast
Why Should We Understand ‘Expressive Individualism’?

Why Should We Understand ‘Expressive Individualism’?

January 22, 2019

Winter Retreat 2019 | Session 1

This is not a sermon expositing a passage of Scripture but rather a lecture surveying how traditional and modern cultures tell us how to obtain an identity for ourselves. It is only from the security of our identity in Christ that we can begin to pursue ordinary faithfulness.

[This talk was based on this series of blogs by Trevin Wax and this message given by Tim Keller at Wheaton College.]

Philippians 3 | Identity Crisis

Philippians 3 | Identity Crisis

January 20, 2019

WFBC College Retreat | Session 3

Mark and Vic Doss talk about how all other religions and cultures tell us to work for our identity (which leads to anxiety, slavery, and fear). However, the gospel tells us to work from our identity in Jesus (which leads to security, joy, and peace).

Philippians 2 | One Another

Philippians 2 | One Another

January 20, 2019

WFBC College Retreat | Session 2

Mark and Vic Doss walk through Philippians 2 and talk about the theme of the local church community and the need to see and to set a godly example of love that is willing to suffer for the good of others.

Philippians 1 | Suffering Joyfully

Philippians 1 | Suffering Joyfully

January 20, 2019

WFBC College Retreat | Session 1

Mark and Vic Doss walk through parts of Philippians 1 and introduce the theme of suffering and God's good purposes for His people in it.

The Hardening of Israel & the Rescue of the World | John 12:31-50

The Hardening of Israel & the Rescue of the World | John 12:31-50

January 14, 2019

In the mysterious plan of God, why did Israel largely harden itself toward their Messiah? What does this have to do with the salvation of the nations?

Confession: Adoption as Sons | Romans 8

Confession: Adoption as Sons | Romans 8

January 14, 2019

Jerry walks us briefly through Romans 8.

The Perfect Storm | John 12:12-33

The Perfect Storm | John 12:12-33

January 7, 2019

What was the 'perfect storm' that Jesus rode into on Palm Sunday?

Confession: Beautiful Feet | Romans 10

Confession: Beautiful Feet | Romans 10

January 7, 2019

Jerry shows us that means (evangelism/missions) are part of God's sovereign plan (the nations coming to know Christ).

Pragmatic Politics & the Death of Christ | John 11:45-57

Pragmatic Politics & the Death of Christ | John 11:45-57

December 31, 2018

Here we see an evil high priest, Caiaphas, planning to kill the great high priest, Christ.

Jesus is our High Priest Today | Hebrews 1-12

Jesus is our High Priest Today | Hebrews 1-12

December 31, 2018

Allen reminds us that Jesus is there to sympathize with us in our weaknesses today.