Ocean Community Church podcasts
Jesus stooped down and drew in the dust: visual communication and the life of faith

Jesus stooped down and drew in the dust: visual communication and the life of faith

August 11, 2019

Just returning from a week long conference about visual communication, Pastor Phil reflects on Psalm 19 and John 8 and the role of visuals in faith and the life of faith.

Storing Your Treasure

Storing Your Treasure

August 5, 2019

We welcome guest minister Rev Rudy Schneider to share with us about where we store our treasure.

To Mars and Beyond: looking at our VBS themes this year

To Mars and Beyond: looking at our VBS themes this year

July 30, 2019

Our VBS this year is titled "To Mars and Beyond" and uses Ephesians 3:20 to talk about a God who does beyond anything we can imagine. This message thinks about that theme as shown in Genesis and in the incarnation of Christ, along with the five stories that are used through the week. 

Paul in Athens: curiosity, humility and gratitude

Paul in Athens: curiosity, humility and gratitude

July 21, 2019

Pastor Phil reflects on the Apollo anniversary and his conference at the Earthrise Center.

The Good Samaritan: Guest speaker Rev Rudy Schneider

The Good Samaritan: Guest speaker Rev Rudy Schneider

July 21, 2019

Rev. Rudy Schneider is our guest preacher as pastor is away at a conference.

Making Progress: from one degree of glory to another

Making Progress: from one degree of glory to another

July 12, 2019

The call to be the light of the world, a city on a hill is given to us as Christians. This calls for us to be actively involved with the work of the Holy Spirit who is transforming us from one degree of glory to another. We all have progress to make so that we show up at our best.

A City On A Hill: Accepting Responsibility for What We Show

A City On A Hill: Accepting Responsibility for What We Show

July 1, 2019

Jesus talks about the church as the light of the world, a city set on a hill. This image has a heritage in our national history as various American leaders have called on us to be our best as a nation so that other nations celebrate our values.

John and Jesus: different people, same mission

John and Jesus: different people, same mission

June 25, 2019

On John the Baptist Sunday, we think about how John and Jesus were different yet the same, and how we are different in our expression of the work of God in the world. The more different kinds of people in the mission, the more we learn and the more we can reach.

Father’s Day and Trinity Sunday: God our Father

Father’s Day and Trinity Sunday: God our Father

June 17, 2019

Guest speaker Rev. Rudy Schneider opens the Lord's Prayer for us to think about God as Father.

Ascension and Pentecost: Wait

Ascension and Pentecost: Wait

June 4, 2019

We think about the ten days between the ascension and Pentecost. Why does God ask us to wait when there are so many important things to be done? Lessons we can learn from waiting.