Vox Dei Community Audio
Messages from the Vox Dei Community gatherings. Vox Dei Community is a Christian church in the south Kansas City area. Belton, Raymore, Grandview, Peculiar, Lee's Summit, Leawood. Visit VoxDeiCommunity.com
Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus invites us to consider which world is truer.
Direct download: 20091220_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Advent_Four__Truth_as_Fairy_Tale.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The ingredients of comedy and the highest, holiest joke of them all.
Direct download: 20091213_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Advent_Three__Truth_as_Comedy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:01pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Feeling, speaking and embodying the truth.
Direct download: 20091206_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Advent_Two__Truth_as_Tragedy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus for Pilate holds out silence like a terrible gift.
Direct download: 20091129_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Advent_One__Truth_as_Silence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52pm CDT

Speaker: Dawn Heckert --- A career change for Nehemiah helps us reimagine family ministry.
Direct download: 20091108_-_Dawn_Heckert_-_Nehemiah_-_I_Was_a_Cupbearer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:08pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus tells a parable about a king returning home to judge his subjects.
Direct download: 20091101_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_73__Luke_19_11-28_-_Return_of_the_King.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:17pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus calls Zacchaeus down from a tree and reminds us what is at stake on Halloween.
Direct download: 20091025_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_72__Luke_19_1-10_-_Seeking_Halloween.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:42pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus calls for personal accountability through a straightforward question.
Direct download: 20091018_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_71__Luke_18_31-43_-_What_Do_You_Want_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:46pm CDT

Speaker: Kyle Gillespie --- Jesus asks a good man to let go of his attachment to wealth.
Direct download: 20091011_-_Kyle_Gillespie_-_Luke_70__Luke_18_18-30_-_Money.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus receives children and calls adults into attentiveness to Gods activity.
Direct download: 20091004_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_69__Luke_18_15-17_-_Hearing_Children.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus uses a parable to invite people into a community that is defined by its center rather than its boundaries.

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus tells a parable about an unjust judge and a tenacious widow to teach his disciples about God, prayer, and trust.
Direct download: 20090920_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_67__Luke_18_1-9_-_Powerless_Persistence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus describes a future that requires a response beyond optimism or pessimism.

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus praises an outsider who seizes a moment to show gratitude.
Direct download: 20090906_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_65__Luke_17_11-19_-_Gratitude_and_Rescue.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus gives his followers three baseline duties and an ironic warning about entitlement.
Direct download: 20090830_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_64__Luke_17_1-10_-_Solid_White_Lines.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:17pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Freeing our hope for the future and the sober signposts of Jesus from our cultural imagination of Hell.
Direct download: 20090816_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_63__Luke_16_19-31_-_The_Hell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Four Vox students share their experiences at a camp for terminally ill children.   Rustin introduces a Fall initiative by helping us locate ourselves inside four postures.
Direct download: 20090809_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Camp_Report_Four_Postures_of_Availability.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith, Kelly Foster, Maya Needham --- Special guest Kelly Foster reads two essays, Maya Needham covers Patti Griffin in this first encounter with "The Rich Man and Lazarus."
Direct download: 20090802_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_62__Luke_16_19-31_-_Ultimate_Things.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- An exposed fraud is redeemed by a bold act of trust in mercy.
Direct download: 20090726_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_61__Luke_16_1-15_-_Shrewd_Trust.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:43pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The lost sheep, coin, and son. Jesus tells three parables about things that are lost and the people who search for them.
Direct download: 20090705_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_59__Luke_15_-_Lost.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith & David Clark --- David lays out four spaces we create for ministry with students and children.

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The compassionate Jesus invites his hearers to make every effort.

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- What seems insignificant eventually permeates and proves to be the most real world.

Speaker: Kyle Gillespie --- Training better, not trying harder, is the pathway toward getting the point.

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus subverts the simplistic categories of his day by inviting hearers into a larger story.
Direct download: 20090517_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Luke_55__Luke_13_1-9_-_Waking_Up.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:58pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The apprentices of Jesus are to be a non-anxious presence and collecting point of wisdom in the midst of an anxious culture.

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus invites us into a posture of readiness by aligning our resources with Gods activity.

Speaker: Tisha Gillespie --- Jesus calls us to freedom from anxiety and greed through an attitude that trusts Gods provision.

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus warns about the nature of life and the abundance of possessions.
Direct download: 20090419RustinSmithLuke51Luke121321RealityRequiresGenerosity.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:28am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Easter Sunday: Imagination makes room for belief in resurrection and participation in Gods mission.
Direct download: 20090412RustinSmithResurrection_Imagination_Strategy_Invitation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Palm Sunday: The Medium is the Message, Style is Substance, We Become What We Behold.
Direct download: 20090405RustinSmithPalmSundayWeBecomeWhatWeBehold.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus encourages his friends to recognize what is of ultimate importance.
Direct download: 20090329RustinSmithLuke50Luke12112OfUltimateImportance.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:35am CDT

Art by Simon Smith, Music by Explosions in the Sky
Direct download: 40.m4v
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Speaker: David Clark --- Jesus pronounces woes on the religious insiders that provoke self-examination for all people.

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus warns his hearers to embrace the light, by practicing congruence and by extending hospitality toward God and others.
Direct download: 20090315RustinSmithLuke48Luke112941EmbracingandExtendingLight.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:04am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus is challenged about his source of power; people are freed so they may host God.
Direct download: 20090308RustinSmithLuke47Luke111428HearingandObeying.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus reveals the Father while teaching the disciples about prayer.
Direct download: 20090301RustinSmithLuke46Luke11113BadNews_GoodNews.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:45am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- This is the Ash Wednesday service for Vox Dei Community.
Direct download: 20090225RustinSmithAshWednesday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26am CDT

Speaker: Shayne Wessel --- Jesus teaches his disciples how to pray, and about the Father.
Direct download: 20090222ShayneWesselLuke45Luke1114Prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am CDT

Speaker: Kyle Gillespie --- A look at some major themes of Luke that come together in the story of Mary and Martha.
Direct download: 20090215KyleGillespieLuke44Luke103842BeingandDoing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- A religious scholar sets a trap for Jesus who responds with a story about a compassionate Samaritan.
Direct download: 20090208RustinSmithLuke43Luke102537ReceivingandGiving.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:39am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The disciples return from the mission with joy, and we learn more about what Jesus faces, what Jesus thinks about himself and his followers.
Direct download: 20090125RustinSmithLuke42Luke101724JesusFurtherRevealed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus evokes fire and brimstone for the great sin that leads to destruction.
Direct download: 20090118RustinSmithLuke41Luke101016WarningSodom.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus sends out workers with his message.
Direct download: 20090111RustinSmithLuke40Luke10112UnderstandingandReceiving.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:10am CDT