Evergreen Church

Evergreen Church

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Audio Content from Evergreen Church in Anacortes, WA.


God Our Light
Aug 2 • 43 min
In the Wilderness, Israel was lead through the night by a pillar a fire. This pillar was the direct glory-presence of God. Learn from the life of Moses how God is “the light of the world.”
God Our Refuge
Jul 26 • 49 min
In the Wilderness, Moses asked to see God’s glory. He obliged him — to a degree. Learn from the life of Moses how God reveals his glory and protects us from its radiance.
God Our Fountain
Jul 19 • 45 min
In the Wilderness, God provided for the Children of Israel with water from a rock. Learn from the life of Moses how God provides us with streams in the desert.
Big Topics
Jun 2 • 10 min
A short reflection on Pentecost and its theological implications for the world’s suffering.
COVID-19 Update
May 23 • 7 min
A short update on when churches in Washington State will be able to meet.
Psalm 103
May 19 • 3 min
A short reflection on the 103rd Psalm.
Gospel Narrative Reliability
May 14 • 6 min
A short reflection on the historic reliability of the Gospel narratives.
On Fantasy
May 13 • 6 min
A short reflection on how art and story innately connect to the Gospel.
More Thoughts on Mary
May 12 • 7 min
A short reflection on Jesus and his interactions with Mary.
God’s Hand in Yours
May 8 • 6 min
A short reflection on our work as our “vocation;” our calling from God.
Thoughts on the Exogorth
May 6 • 7 min
A short reflection on James’ call to not “forget God” through the lens of a Star Wars monster.
Atomic Age
May 5 • 7 min
A short reflection adapted from C.S. Lewis on how to live in a viral age.
The Renewal of All Things
May 4 • 7 min
A short reflection on the teachings of Jesus concerning our resurrection and how it relates to hope.
Evergreen Mercy Fund
Apr 30 • 10 min
A short explanation of a new relief initiative we’re starting called the Evergreen Mercy Fund, which exists to help those who’ve lost work because of the Coronavirus.
Imago Dei
Apr 24 • 6 min
A short reflection on our worth as people made in the Image of God.
Meditation
Apr 23 • 7 min
A short reflection on meditation; a tool that can help you to enjoy Scripture and prayer.
Lessons on Grace from a Tibetan Lama
Apr 22 • 6 min
A short reflection on the nature of grace. Our connection with God does not depend on us acquiring merit.
Reflection on Love
Apr 21 • 9 min
A short reflection on the nature of love. In our lives, there is no love without risk; this is the case for God as well.
A Speckled Bird, Humbly Inspired
Apr 17 • 5 min
A short reflection on life changes during a pandemic, and the humility of Jesus Christ.
The New Testament’s Doubters
Apr 16 • 10 min
A reflection on how to process doubt. We look at three famous doubters from the New Testament, and look at their actions.
Mowgli and the Inner Ring
Apr 15 • 8 min
A short reflection on our need to belong. Meditations on The Jungle Book and C.S. Lewis.
Worshiping Together
Apr 14 • 10 min
A short reflection on what it means to be a people who worship together during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Post Easter
Apr 13 • 8 min
A short reflection on the events immediately following the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Good Friday
Apr 10 • 5 min
A short reflection on Good Friday, the day of Holy Week on which Jesus was crucified.
Maundy Thursday
Apr 9 • 6 min
A short reflection on Jesus’ life the day before his crucifixion; Maundy Thursday.
Passover
Apr 8 • 6 min
A short reflection on the Passover and its significance in the life and death of Jesus.
Holy Tuesday
Apr 7 • 6 min
A short reflection on the events of Jesus’ life on Holy Tuesday, five days before his resurrection.
Holy Monday
Apr 6 • 9 min
A reflection for Holy Monday. Looking at Jesus cleansing the Temple six days before his resurrection.
Baptism
Mar 15 • 43 min
Baptism, one of the two Christian sacraments, is a symbol of everything that is true about you as a Christian.
Facing Adversity
Mar 9 • 60 min
Suffering is a universal human reality. We’d all like better tools for facing adversity in life, and the Apostle Paul offers some in Romans 8.
Contentment
Mar 3 • 42 min
“I have learned the secret to contentment in any situation.” The Apostle Paul teaches us about how to have contentment in a world that continually disappoints.
Love Your Neighbor (Love Your Enemies)
Feb 23 • 56 min
Jesus calls us to broaden our definition of our “neighbors.” Here we look at what it means to “love your neighbor as yourself.”
Science, Creation and the Bible
Feb 17 • 61 min
Relationships
Feb 11 • 58 min
What place do human relationships play in our lives? A look at the Book of Genesis shows us that the people in our lives may be the meaning of life itself.
Stewardship
Feb 4 • 47 min
How do we manage our money? What is our relationship to money? It’s a powerful question (that we hardly ever ask). Jesus has a lot to say in the Gospels.
Sabbath Rest
Jan 27 • 44 min
The Fourth Commandment is to remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy. We’ll explore what that means, how we can do it, and why we need it deeply.
Suffering
Jan 19 • 51 min
Everybody in life experiences pain, suffering and loss. What sort of hope does Christianity offer in the face of these things? The introduction to the Book of James has great answers to this question.
Identity and Culture
Jan 12 • 54 min
Our identity is our “sameness,” that thing that makes us a whole, cohesive person. Our culture has us build our identity on all sorts of things, but Psalm 8 has a different approach.
Fasting
Jan 7 • 61 min
A look at how Jesus and early Christians incorporated regular fasting into their worship.
Jesus, Our God
Dec 22, 2019 • 44 min
Jesus, Our King
Dec 15, 2019 • 54 min
For the second week of Advent, we look at Jesus as our King. He’s the King over all creation, but is he your King?
Jesus, Our Savior
Dec 8, 2019 • 48 min
Peace, Joy, Despair and Anxiety
Dec 1, 2019 • 65 min
What effect does Christianity have on our emotional health? In this sermon, we go to the Scripture and ask: “How can I maintain a healthy emotional state?”
Are You the King of the Jews?
Nov 24, 2019 • 59 min
Jesus stands before the political establishment of his day and is asked, in essence, “Jesus - where do you stand politically?”
Meditation
Nov 17, 2019 • 30 min
A look at “the lost spiritual discipline,” meditation. Psalm 1 tells us that if we can learn to meditate on the Scriptures, we’ll find the key to blessedness.
Melancholia, Who Can Bear?
Nov 10, 2019 • 55 min
A Biblical perspective on the modern and ancient problem of depression; and a prescription from Dr. Martyn-Lloyd Jones.
Work: Our Calling
Nov 3, 2019 • 42 min
Selections from Genesis 1 and 2 show us that we’re all called to work, and that we can be happy in it.
Good Samaritans; Ministers of Mercy
Oct 27, 2019 • 57 min
When Doubting Helps
Oct 20, 2019 • 39 min
Learn from Jesus, Learn from the Word
Oct 13, 2019 • 58 min