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 --- Advent 4:  We are not primarily defined by our thinking or doing, but by by our loving.


Speaker: Kristen Brown --- Advent 2: Exchanging our Isolation for the Peace of the Kingdom.


Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Advent 1:  Hope replaces worry in the Kingdom of God.

Direct download: 20111127_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Currency_of_the_Kingdom__Worry_for_Hope.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Christ the King Sunday is marked with child dedications and a preview of Advent.

Direct download: 20111120_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Christ_the_King_Sunday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:17pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 6 of 6: Work of the People: blowing the ashes of Christian worship.


Speaker: Kristen Brown --- Part 5 of 6: Work of the People: blowing the ashes of Christian worship.


Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 4 of 6: Work of the People: blowing the ashes of Christian worship.


Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 3 of 6: Work of the People: blowing the ashes of Christian worship.


Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 2 of 6: Work of the People: blowing the ashes of Christian worship.


Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 1 of 6: Work of the People: blowing the ashes of Christian worship.


Speaker: Rustin Smith --- A reflection on Psalm 126 and the first ten years of our church-community.

Direct download: 20111002_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Tenth_Anniversary.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:20pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 5 of 5:  Our vision overrides our ability to hear.

Direct download: 20110925_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Comings__Goings__Hearing_the_Kingdom.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57am CDT

Speaker: Kristen Brown --- Part 4 of 5:  What is God doing and how do we move more into God's life?

Direct download: 20110918_-_Kristen_Brown_-_Comings__Goings__Life_Over_Death.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 3 of 5:  We have not arrived; we are already here.

Direct download: 20110911_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Comings__Goings__Becoming__Being.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 2 of 5:  No one designs new app for an old iPhone.  Cultivating a posture of flexibility, compatability and receptivity to what Jesus is doing now.

Direct download: 20110904_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Comings__Goings__Recieving_the_New.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:03pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 1 of 5: What the river says.  Preparing for the tenth anniversary of our church-community.

Direct download: 20110828_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Comings__Goings__Intro.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44pm CDT

Speaker: Kristen Brown --- What we renounce when we say yes to following Jesus in baptism.

Direct download: 20110814_-_Kristen_Brown_-_Baptism_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:31pm CDT

Speaker: Kyle Gillespie --- Zacchaeus shows us what it looks like to say yes to Jesus.

Direct download: 20110807_-_Kyle_Gillespie_-_Baptism_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:43pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Part 1 of 4:  An introduction to baptism in the Vox Dei Community.

Direct download: 20110731_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Baptism_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:31pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Unlikely storylines are brought to a dramatic result by a conspicuously absent God.

Direct download: 20110724_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Ruth_5__Punchline.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:41pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith ---  Ruth 4:  Naomi's risky plan tests our sensibilities about God's activities.

Direct download: 20110717_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Ruth_4__Playing_a_Part.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm CDT

Speaker: Rob Elkins --- Bucket fillers and bucket drillers: spuring one another on with the power of an encouraging word.

Direct download: 20110710_-_Rob_Elkins_-_Encouragement.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:20pm CDT

Speaker: Kristen Brown --- Ruth 3: Boaz finds his way into the story through daily obligation.

Direct download: 20110703_-_Kristen_Brown_-_Ruth_3__A_Covenant_Way_of_Life.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:05pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith ---  Ruth 2:  Naomi goes back to God and God's people with grievances.

Direct download: 20110626_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Ruth_2__Honest_Return.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:31pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith ---  Ruth 1:  Ruth does what we would not do; God is like Ruth.

Direct download: 20110619_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Ruth_1__Opting_In.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith - St. Barnabas, Pentecost, Ruth, and the commissioning of a new Pastor.  Vox welcomes Kristen Brown!

Direct download: 20110612_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Pentecost_Movements.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:33pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Easter 6: Recovering a Biblical view of the future of the cosmos.

Direct download: 20110529_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Death_to_Life_5__Present_Future.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Easter 5:  To care about justice is to care about Jesus.

Direct download: 20110522_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Death_to_Life_4__Culture_Jamming.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Easter 4:  The church is a community in a world where community is dead.

Direct download: 20110515_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Death_to_Life_3__Weak_Community.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:14am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Vox Dei Community announces the opportunity to support the addition of Kristen Brown to our staff.

Direct download: 20110515_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Special_Announcement.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Easter 3:  Marks of being an apprentice of Jesus; honesty, yearning, doubt, and humility.

Direct download: 20110508_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Death_to_Life_2__Nevertheless.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Easter 2:  The church lives by a peculiar narrative, so our experience can only be as deep as our yearning.

Direct download: 20110501_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Death_to_Life.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Vox Dei Community announces the addition of Kristen Brown to our pastoral staff.

Direct download: 20110501_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Special_Announcement.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Easter Sunday: What we believe is what we see is what we are is what we do.

Direct download: 20110424_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Resurrection_Wings.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Lent 6: Despair is the location of God's being.

* Apologies for poor audio quality.

Direct download: 20110417_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Light_From_Darkness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15am CDT

Speaker: Jon Bowles --- Lent 5: Neighbors are replaced by institutions, leaving us craving community but resisting what commuity requires.

Direct download: 20110410_-_Jon_Bowles_-_Death_of_Community.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:31pm CDT

Speaker: Tisha Gillespie --- Lent 4:  Work & love, consumption & intimacy, and the thin idenities we form in our bodies.

Direct download: 20110403_-_Tisha_Gillespie_-_Death_of_Identity.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:34pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Lent 2: God meets us in our encounters with death in all its forms.

Direct download: 20110327_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Death_of_Meaning.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:18am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Lent 1: Death is a monster that comes to separate us from our identity.

Direct download: 20110313_-_Rustin_Smith_-_The_Monster.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The tasks of the church find their source and fuel in the virtues of Jesus.

Direct download: 20110227_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Along_the_Way_7__Engaging.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus and Paul and the difference between a bad and good kind of hypocrisy.

Direct download: 20110220_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Along_the_Way_5__6__Good_Hypocrites.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The journey to recovering the human vocation requires navigational support.

Direct download: 20110130_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Along_the_Way_4__A_Fixed_Point.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Jesus comes to live and make possible the restoration of the human vocation.

Direct download: 20110123_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Along_the_Way_3__To_Rule_and_Worship.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:46pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Aristotle's framework for transformation invites a significant innovation from Jesus.

Direct download: 20110116_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Along_the_Way_2__Character.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Rules versus Authenticity as two options in finding the best way to live life in-between the beginning and the end.

Direct download: 20110109_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Along_the_Way_1__What_now_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:36pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- An orientation to 2011 for Vox Dei Community.

Direct download: 20110102_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Doors_Windows_Epiphany.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:01pm CDT