Episodes

A follow-up to an episode entitled, "Go to Jesus," Ronnie returns to Jesus' Parable of the Sheep and the Goats, focusing on how love is a practical expression of who we can be, not something we do.

Session 6: Ronnie McBrayer’s 2020 Winter Bible study explores Jesus’ major parables, parables that seem like harmless stories at first. But if we pay close attention to these stories, we see that Jesus subversively but radically shatters our tidy, well-packaged ideas about spirituality and faith. Jesus’ parables are status quo-breaking tales that invite us to participate in his Kingdom come to earth.

In the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats, Jesus makes clear that he comes to the world in the "least of these" - the weak, poor, downcast, and marginalized. Thus, we meet Jesus "out there" not within a church or even "in our hearts," not taking him to the world, but meeting him along the way.

Session 5: Ronnie McBrayer’s 2020 Winter Bible study explores Jesus’ major parables, parables that seem like harmless stories at first. But if we pay close attention to these stories, we see that Jesus subversively but radically shatters our tidy, well-packaged ideas about spirituality and faith. Jesus’ parables are status quo-breaking tales that invite us to participate in his Kingdom come to earth.

Session 4: Ronnie McBrayer’s 2020 Winter Bible study explores Jesus’ major parables, parables that seem like harmless stories at first. But if we pay close attention to these stories, we see that Jesus subversively but radically shatters our tidy, well-packaged ideas about spirituality and faith. Jesus’ parables are status quo-breaking tales that invite us to participate in his Kingdom come to earth.

 

In this talk, Ronnie turns much of today's obsession with prophecy and the imminent return of Christ on its head, inviting us to consider faith for the long haul, rather than seeing it as an any-second-now escape pod.

Session 3: Ronnie McBrayer’s 2020 Winter Bible study explores Jesus’ major parables, parables that seem like harmless stories at first. But if we pay close attention to these stories, we see that Jesus subversively but radically shatters our tidy, well-packaged ideas about spirituality and faith. Jesus’ parables are status quo-breaking tales that invite us to participate in his Kingdom come to earth.

Borrowing a legendary title from a legendary author, Ronnie explores Jesus' Parable of the Banquet Feast and how it defies the setting of all boundaries.

In this exploration of what Jesus called "The Kingdom of God," Ronnie talks about how the love of Christ can indeed change the world.

Session 2: Ronnie McBrayer’s 2020 Winter Bible study explores Jesus’ major parables, parables that seem like harmless stories at first. But if we pay close attention to these stories, we see that Jesus subversively but radically shatters our tidy, well-packaged ideas about spirituality and faith. Jesus’ parables are status quo-breaking tales that invite us to participate in his Kingdom come to earth.

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