Looking Beneath the Surface

Bethany Allen teaches from Matthew 26:36-46 on the journey of looking beneath the surface of our emotions and the importance of allowing God to do the hard, healing work within us.

Bethany is the Pastor of Spiritual Formation & Leadership Development at Bridgetown Church in Portland.

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Matthew 26:36-46 | Taught on 26 May 2019 | 36:38

All the Feels: A Sermon About Emotions

Dave Lomas teaches from Mark 14:32-36 on how Christ is a vivid example of inviting God into our most vulnerable emotions, and how important this is for our own spiritual health.

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Mark 14:32-36 | Taught on 5 May 2019 | 39:09

Stop Mind Reading & Clarify Expectations

Dave Lomas teaches from the life of Mary, the wisdom of Proverbs, and the 9th Commandment: “Do not give false testimony.” As a continuation of our series on “Emotionally Healthy Relationships,” we learn the foundational practices and need to stop mind reading and clarify expectations.

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Exodus 20:16, Galatians 5, & Mark 5 | Taught on 12 May 2019 | 41:54

Difficult Conversations: Tools for Facing & Resolving Conflict

In this lecture, Michael Zacharia adapts material from the bestselling book Difficult Conversations, and teaches on all the elements that are essential to any difficult conversation. (The worksheet used in this lecture is linked below under the tab labeled “Slides.”)

Michael is an executive coach, professor, former lawyer, and expert in conflict resolution.

Various | Taught on 13 May 2019 | 1:45:59

Understand Your Family of Origin

Dave Lomas teaches from Exodus 34:6-7 and Mark 3:31-34 on how discipleship requires putting off old patterns of our family of origin in order to live into our new family of God.

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Exodus 34:6-7 & Mark 3:31-34 | Taught on 19 May 2019 | 42:00

Listening Deeply

Dave Lomas teaches from Proverbs 20:5 and James 1:19 on how loving well and listening well are often the same, and provides practical tools for exercising this skill in our own lives.

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Proverbs 20:5 & James 1:19 | Taught on 2 June 2019 | 50:19

Living with Integrity & Integration

Dave Lomas teaches on the example Jesus set for us to live integrated and with integrity, as whole people, who know the truth of their identity and calling in Christ.

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Galatians 2:11-14 | Taught on 9 June 2019 | 43:03

Fight Like A Peacemaker

Ruthie Kim teaches on the example God set through Jacob on how He will often lead us through conflict in order to change us, and then presents concrete steps we can utilize when dealing with conflict in our own lives.

Ruthie is the Founder & Executive Director of Because Justice Matters, and she is also part of the Reality SF teaching team.

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Genesis 32:22-33:10 | Taught on 16 June 2019 | 46:13