Partnership, Part 2

Distinctives allow us to reach a greater number of people.

01 What’s Happening Now – Mark

02 What’s Happening Now – Mario

03 Mark And Mario’s Partnership

04 Barriers: Defensiveness And Sole-Ownership

05 Foundations And Distinctives

06 More About Distinctives

07 Sharing Glory And Troubles

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Partnership, Part 1

We need other people in order to do ministry effectively.

01 Missing Nate

02 Community Partnerships Launched City Presbyterian

03 The Necessity Of Relationship

04 Thoughts On Services In A Public Place

05 Partnerships And New Song Underground

06 Good Partnerships Pose Challenges

07 Being Shaped By Our Partners

08 Partnerships Help Create Thriving People

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Being Prepared

A discussion about being made ready to do what we’re supposed to be doing.

01 How Do We Approach Waiting?

02 Interference And Frustration

03 Becoming Whole-Hearted

04 What’s Happening While We Wait?

05 We’re Going To Struggle While Being Formed

06 Actually, It’s Okay To Care About Things

07 Readiness And Contentment

08 Outro Conversation

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Thoughts On Discipleship

What is Discipleship, anyway?

01 What Is Discipleship?

02 The Intimidatingly Overt Claim

03 Discipleship And Culture

04 How Do You Come In?

05 Moralism And Beyond

06 Faithful Anticipation

07 Removing Jesus Is Lethal

08 Embracing Being Loved

09 Movement Towards Unbreaking

10 Grace Creating A New Identity

11 The Abstract Idea Of “Heaven”

12 Dependency And The Rejection Thereof

13 Where Else Are We Going To Go?

14 2000 Years Of Compelling Conversation

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Examining whether supposedly formulaic evangelism is just a straw-man for us to conveniently dislike, and what incarnation has to do with sharing the gospel.

01 The Christmas Hangover – What Are We Celebrating?

02 Is This Just An Argument Against Straw-Men?

03 Going Beyond The Recitation Of The Formula

04 The Divorce Of Evangelism From Everyday Life

05 The Value Of The Formula

06 The Surprising Size Of The Gospel

07 Start Somewhere

08 Expectations, The Image Of God

09 Unintentional Dis-Incarnation

10 Jesus’ Evangelism Models Incarnation

11 Motivated By A Hospitable God

12 Privileged With Participation

13 Right Now But Not Yet

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Connections, Vulnerability, And Other Such Notions

“A Conversation On The Roundabout” where we start with the topic of connection and just go from there.

01 We’re Not Truly Connected

02 Being Exposed VS Being Revealed

03 Vulnerability – Being Known AND Loved

04 Covenant Relationships Like Marriage And Membership

05 Vulnerability – Appropriate Discipline And Embracing Discomfort

06 Conversational Stages And The First Membership Question

07 This Thing Should Be Powerful Enough To Transform You

08 Spiritual Ascension Is Provided By God

09 All Are Worthy Of Love Because All Are Image Bearers

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Introductions, Part 2: A Conversation With Mario Alejandre

“The First One, Part II,” where we talk about hospitality, recognizing culture and marginalization, and the message of Jesus.

Fair Warning: Some strong language.

01: Nate And Mario, Non-Native Natives

02: Mario’s Sense Of Call To Salt Lake

03: Mario’s Experience With Utah Culture, Fruitfulness Redefined

04: Hospitality Is More Than We Think

05: A Story From A Place Reserved For Greater Hospitality

06: How Much Deeper Jesus Goes With Ethics And Hospitality

07: Utah Cultural Connection Points, Risk and Vulnerability

08: The Difficulty Of Receiving Hospitality

09: The Experience Of An Ethnic Minority

10: Marginalized People And The Church

11: We Want More, So What’s Next?

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Introductions, Part 1: Mark, Nate, and Danny on The Economy Of Grace

“The First One,” where we talk about where “The Economy Of Grace” came from, Utah culture, and fitting the two together.

01: Intro, City Presbyterian And The Economy Of Grace

02: Why Think Deeply About The Economy Of Grace?

03: “Radical” Hospitality And Mission

04: The Importance Of Place And Long Term Relationships

05: It’s Tough When Folks Leave, And It’s Tough To Stay

06: Loving A Place By Choice, And Planting A Church

07: We Want More (People From Utah)

08: High Cultural Costs

09: Ambassadorship

10: The Long, Hard Work Of Accepting Cultural Distinctives

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