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 --- The place personal commitment in a larger world.

Direct download: 20210718_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Further__Inseperables.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The strenuous work of peace.

Direct download: 20210711_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Further__Serious_House.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The invisible and unlikely substance that fuels us.

Direct download: 20210704_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Further__Swimming.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Paul's prayer for the church to see where it already is.

Direct download: 20210628_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Further__Mountain.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- A description of a map of a larger reality.

Direct download: 20210620_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Further__Abundance.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Our walking and God's calling.

Direct download: 20210613_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Further__Axios.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- An introduction to the letter to the Ephesians. 

Direct download: 20210606_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Further__Illusions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:12pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Pronouncing the certainty of shalom in a meaningless age.

Direct download: 20210523_-_Rustin_Smiith_-_Blind_Spot__The_Certainty_of_Shalom.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Embodying the integrity of creation in an exploitative age.

Direct download: 20210516_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Blind_Spot__The_Integrity_Of_Creation.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Embracing the priority of neighbor in a violent age.

Direct download: 20210509_-_Rustin_Smith_-_The_Priority_Of_Neighbor.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Affirming the dignity of selves in a dehumanizing age.

Direct download: 20210502_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Blind_Spot__Affirming_The_Dignity_of_Selves.mp3
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Speaker: Pip Whitney --- Insisting on the reality of death in a technological age.

Direct download: 20210425_-_Pip_Whitney_-_Blind_Spot__Insisting_On_The_Reality_of_Death.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:10pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Proclaiming the presence of God in a secular age.

Direct download: 20210418_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Blind_Spot__Proclaiming_The_Presnce_of_God.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The church as a spot for the accidentally blind.

Direct download: 20210411_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Blind_Spot__Mud_In_Your_Eye.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The challenge of Easter sermons and getting to the point.

Direct download: 20210404_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Easter__Hard_But_Joyful.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:28pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Palm Sunday: The medium is the message. Style is substance. We become what we behold.

Direct download: 20210328_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Three_Claims.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29am CDT

Speaker: Joy Klee - Living with differences.

Direct download: 20210321_-_Joy_Klee_-_Division__Forgiveness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Relational problems in the church.

Direct download: 20210314_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Division.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The church and personal callings as echo work.

Direct download: 20210307_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Echoes__Vocation.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Who really has say-so?

Direct download: 20210228_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Echoes__Power.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The relationship between restraint, truth, and real freedom.

Direct download: 20210221_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Echoes__Freedom.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Attention, imagination, and longing.

Direct download: 20210214_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Echoes__Beauty.mp3
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Speaker: Levi Rennick --- The human pursuit of confident knowing.

Direct download: 20210207_-_Levi_Rennick_-_Echoes__Truth.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The transcendent that Christianity makes accessible.

Direct download: 20210131_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Echoes__Spirituality.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The search to belong in relationships.

Direct download: 20210127_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Echoes__Love.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The missing frequencies that leave us longing to make things right.

Direct download: 20210117_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Echoes__Justice.mp3
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Speaker:  Rustin Smith --- A pastoral reflection on the season and events of the week.

Direct download: 20210110_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Epiphany_Insurrection.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- The finale of four things to remember as we begin again.


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- A conversation about the peculiar observance of dark events during the Christmas season.

Direct download: 20201227_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_On_St._Stephens_Day.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Learning to live in reality in our relationship to others.

Direct download: 20201220_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Begin_Again__Remember_To_Live_Sacrificially.mp3
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Speaker: Jon Bowles --- Learning to see God everywhere.


Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Going back to go forward and the desire for a do-over.

Direct download: 20201206_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Begin_Again__Remember_Who_You_Are.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am CDT

Speaker: Jon Bowles --- The transforming practice of Centering Prayer.

Direct download: 20201122_-_Jon_Bowles_-__All_Saints__Thomas_Keating.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:54am CDT

Speaker: Levi Rennick ---Openness to friendship, the church, and joy.

Direct download: 20201115-_Levi_Rennick_-__All_Saints__J.R.R._Tolkien.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:36pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- St. Polycarp of Smyrna and resistance to Emperor worship.

Direct download: 20201108_-_Rustin_Smith_-_All_Saints__Polycarp.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Going deep and going wide.

Direct download: 20201101_-_Rustin_Smith_-_All_Saints__Catherine_Of_Siena.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- An equation to change the world. (Outdoor Gathering)

Direct download: 20201011b_-_Rustin_Smith_-_XYZ.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Intending to practice the Jesus Way.

Direct download: 20201011_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Cult.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles - The narrow and wide gates between encouragement and warning.

Direct download: 20201004_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Sending.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- The wisdom of dogs and pigs.

Direct download: 20200927_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Pearls.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Living with one another in community.


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Needed encouragement about following the teachings of Jesus.

Direct download: 20200913_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Worry.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- What you can count on versus God.

Direct download: 20200906_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Money.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:05pm CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- The revolutionary prayer of Jesus at the heart of his teaching.

Direct download: 20200830_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Prayer.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- The necessity of cultivating a hidden life.

Direct download: 20200823_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles__Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Secret.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Going beyond the Law.

Direct download: 20200816_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Perfect.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

Speaker: Levi Rennick --- The parable of the talents and personal responsibility. 

Direct download: 20200809_-_Levi_Rennick_-_Using_Your_Voice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Epistemic closure and the role of thick religion.


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Jesus defines his intentions with the Law.

Direct download: 20200726_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On___Law.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Jesus imparts a calling of proximity and otherness to his followers. 


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- A summary of the eight beatitudes of Jesus.


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Jesus points to a new way of resolving conflict.


Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Learning to see and to discern in a time of cultural upheaval.

Direct download: 20200621_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Blind_Sight.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Who gets to see God?

Direct download: 20200621_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Pure.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Van Gogh and participating in what God is doing.

Direct download: 20200613_-_Rustin_Smith_-_The_Spirit_Unleashed.mp3
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Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Where justice and mercy meet.

Direct download: 20200614_-_Rustin_Smith__Jon_Bowles__Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Mercy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:10pm CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- A timely look at the politics of Jesus and his call to the church.


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- The first two beatitudes of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount.


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Surprise blessings from the Sermon on the Mount.


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- What is the Sermon on the Mount?


Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- The central teaching of Jesus.

Direct download: 20200510_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Words_To_Build_A_Life_On__Intro.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- The final word from the cross and a roadmap to the true self.

Direct download: 20200426_-_Rustin_Smith__Jon_Bowles_-_Seven_Words__Spirit.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- The work we have to do and how we find our identity.

Direct download: 20200419_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Seven_Words__Fnished.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles --- Jesus makes a plea from weakness.

Direct download: 20200405_-_Rusitn_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Seven_Words__Thirst.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

Speakers: Rustin Smith & Jon Bowles --- Jesus expresses his suffering.

Direct download: 20200329_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_-_Seven_Words__Why.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:33pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith, Jon Bowles, Josh Payne --- A conversation around the third word from Jesus on the cross.

Direct download: 20200322_-_Rustin_Smith_Jon_Bowles_Josh_Payne_-_Seven_Words__Behold.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:43am CDT

Speaker: Levi Rennick --- An introduction from our pastor and a new word from Jesus on the cross.

Direct download: 20200315_-_Levi_Rennick_-_Seven_Words__Behold.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The inconsolable longing at the heart of being truly human.

Direct download: 20200308_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Severn_Words__Paradise.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The first word from the cross.

Direct download: 20200301_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Seven_Words__Forgive.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:02am CDT

Speaker: Levi Rennick --- What happens when you don't quit because it's quiet.

Direct download: 20200223_-_Levi_Rennick_-_Audacious_Persistence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:32pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The paradox of Christian hospitality and the cost of getting in.

Direct download: 20200216_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Every__Everybodys_Welcome.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The stories we live inside and the consequences of ideas.

Direct download: 20200209_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Every__Everything_Matters.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07am CDT

Speaker: Levi Rennick --- Following the ancient path all the way to the finish line.

Direct download: 20200202_-_Levi_Rennick_-_Every__Every_Step_Counts.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Tempus fugit, memento mori, and numbering days.

Direct download: 20200126_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Every__Every_Moment_Counts.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Lessons from a dramatic playoff football game and a theology of sports.

Direct download: 20200119_-_Rustin_Smith_-_The_Game.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:22pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The heart of the Gospel at the end of all things.

Direct download: 20200112_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Hospitality.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- An orienting message for the new year in the church.

Direct download: 20200105_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Returning_To_Basics.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Christmas Eve and the truth as a fairy tale.

Direct download: 20191224_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Advent__Fairy_Tale.mp3
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Rustin Smith --- Absurdity comes rushing together with what we expected to lead us to truth.

Direct download: 20191222_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Advent__Comedy.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- To feel, speak, and embody truth.

Direct download: 20191208_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Advent__Tragedy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Logos and mythos and telling the whole truth with our lives.

Direct download: 20191201_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Advent__Silence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Building a life on grace and walking out our surrender in action.

Direct download: 20191124_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Christ_The_King.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The required imagination and courage to walk through a door to a deeper reality.

Direct download: 20191110_-_Rustin_Smith_-_All_Saints__C.S._Lewis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:58pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The Empire overtakes the church and the first Desert Father resists.

Direct download: 20191103_-_Rustin_Smith_-_All_Saints__Anthony.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- God's joy is a community of loving people.

Direct download: 20191027_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Everyday_Joy__Humans.mp3
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Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Transforming the unacknowledged patterns that make us predictable.

Direct download: 20191020_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Everyday_Joy__Ruts.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11am CDT

Speaker: Jonathan Klee - Priority and getting clear about what is really important.

Direct download: 20191013_-_Jonathan_Klee_-_Everyday_Joy__Yes_Or_No.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:47am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The solution for the exhaustion of faking it.

Direct download: 20191006_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Everyday_Joy__Congruence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:53pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The human daily act of faith we are given to master.

Direct download: 20190929_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Everyday_Joy__Sleep.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:54am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Finding our place inside the story of the Bible.

Direct download: 20190922_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Everyday_Joy__Story.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Where do we go to find the best information about how to live well?

Direct download: 20190915_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Everyday_Joy__Experts.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Being fully loved and fully alive in God's unshakable kingdom.

Direct download: 20190908_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Everyday_Joy__Relax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:03pm CDT

Speaker: Joy Klee - Beloved children become belief-ful adults.

Direct download: 20190901_-_Joy_Klee_-_Aftermath__Children.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The primary target of evangelism.

Direct download: 20190825_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Aftermath__Forgetters.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:24pm CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Joshua's evangelistic invitation to become insiders to God's covenant family.

Direct download: 20190818_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Aftermath__Outsiders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Speaker: Levi Rennick --- The heart of God revealed in unexpected places.

Direct download: 20190811_-_Levi_Rennick_-_Jericho.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am CDT

Speaker: Jonathan Klee, various - Missional Partners Updates

Direct download: 20190804_-_Jonathan_Klee_-_Missional_Partners_Updates.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- Three movements of evangelism.

Direct download: 20190728_-_Rustin_Smith_-_Aftermath__Drama.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15am CDT

Speaker: Levi Rennick --- Three key people on your journey.

Direct download: 20190721_-_Levi_Rennick_-_From_Here_To_There__Relationships.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am CDT

Speaker: Rustin Smith --- The attractive power of mutuality in the church.

Direct download: 20190714_-_Rustin_Smith_-_From_Here_To_There__Community.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:58am CDT