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This is the podcast of The Bridge Church, a Nazarene community in Oahu, Hawaii

This is the podcast of The Bridge Church, a Nazarene community in Oahu, Hawaii
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This is the podcast of The Bridge Church, a Nazarene community in Oahu, Hawaii

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English


Episodes

019. Recovering Jesus' Birthplace

12/11/2019
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In this sermon, Pastor Michael Halcomb addresses matters surrounding where Jesus was born. Of course, he was born in Bethlehem, but where? In a stable? In a cave? In a house? Were he (while in the womb) and his parents really turned away from an inn? Find out as you listen to this message. Support the show

Duration:00:36:13

018. Recovering Jesus' Birthday

12/4/2019
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Is Dec 25th really Jesus' birthday? Can we know when Jesus was born? Do we know? Is it rooted in a pagan holiday? Is astronomy able to prove it? In this sermon, Pastor Michael discusses "when" Jesus was born. He takes on these questions and others. Support the show

Duration:00:25:59

017. Psalm 8: Our Beginning, Middle, and End

11/26/2019
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In this sermon, Pastor Michael takes a close look at Psalm 8. He explores our "story" and what constitutes our "Beginning, Middle, and End" in this life. Support the show

Duration:00:30:13

016. Rethinking Resurrection, Judgment, and Destiny

11/22/2019
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Where is Heaven? What happens when we die? Where is Hell? Will there be a rapture? Will there be animals in the afterlife? In this sermon, Pastor Michael discusses these topics and more, which arise from matters concerning Resurrection, Judgment, and Destiny--topics of Article 16 of the Nazarene Articles of Faith. Support the show

Duration:00:45:05

015. Rethinking The Second Coming of Christ

11/13/2019
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In this sermon, Pastor Michael Halcomb discusses the Second Coming of Christ. He urges listeners to leave behind "Left Behind" and to reject rapture theories. He also discusses what it will be like at Christ's return. Support the show

Duration:00:38:13

014. Rethinking Divine Healing

11/6/2019
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In this sermon Pastor Michael Halcomb encourages listeners to "Rethinking Divine Healing." He asks three main questions: 1) Do miracles like divine healing still occur? 2) If miracles like divine healing still occur, why do they seem to not happen as much today as in biblical times? And 3) Why does God heal only sometimes? Support the show

Duration:00:38:13

013. Rethinking the Lord's Supper

10/30/2019
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In this sermon Pastor Michael Halcomb encourages listeners to "Rethink the Lord's Supper." He discusses whether it should be taken weekly or not and, on a related note, discusses the positive aspects of "religion" and "ritual." Support the show

Duration:00:37:18

012. Rethinking Church

10/24/2019
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In this sermon, the first in a mini-series titled "Take 2," Pastor Michael Halcomb encourages listeners to rethink Church. He also encourages listeners to consider the notion that denominations are a good thing and offers nearly a dozen reasons as to why The Church of the Nazarene is worth joining and celebrating. Support the show

Duration:00:39:14

011. The Way of Salvation, Pt. 2

10/16/2019
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In this sermon, Pastor Michael Halcomb continues his discussion of the Ordo Salutis (The Way/Order of Salvation) but drills down on the topic of sanctification. In Wesleyan and Nazarene thought, there is Initial Sanctification, Entire Sanctification, and Progressive Sanctification. Pastor Michael also explains what Entire Consecration is and means. Support the show

Duration:00:34:26

010. The Way of Salvation, Pt. 1

10/10/2019
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How does one "get saved"? How does salvation work? Is salvation primarily a past-tense event? In this sermon, Pastor Michael Halcomb deals with each of those questions as he discusses the Ordo Salutis, that is, the way of salvation. Support the show

Duration:00:34:19

009. The Day I Died

9/30/2019
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In this sermon Pastor Michael discusses baptism as the Christian's "first act of obedience" and how it sets the pattern for Christian living. Support the show

Duration:00:15:05

008. The 2 Biggest Lies Christians Believe, Pt. 2

9/25/2019
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In this sermon on holiness, Pastor Michael both takes a look at Heb 12 and discusses how the first biggest lie Christians believe (last week's message) leads to the second one. Support the show

Duration:00:36:32

007. The 2 Biggest Lies Christians Believe, Pt. 1

9/18/2019
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In this sermon Pastor Michael Halcomb discusses one of the 2 biggest lies that Christians believe. He also discusses the "Munus Triplex," the threefold office of Jesus as Prophet, Priest, and King. Support the show

Duration:00:37:45

006. Holy Scripture as Holy Colloquy

9/10/2019
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In this message Pastor Michael explores what Scripture is (and isn't), how it works, and what it's all about. Support the show

Duration:00:37:56

005. God the Self-effacing Spirit

9/6/2019
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In this sermon Pastor Michael talks about the Holy Spirit in the Bible, throughout Church history, and today. Support the show

Duration:00:41:36

004. God the Self-emptying Son

8/27/2019
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In this sermon Pastor Michael, considering "The Christ Hymn" of Philippians 2, discusses Jesus, who is God the Self-emptying Son. Support the show

Duration:00:33:37

003. God The Pathos-filled Father (Dieu le Père Pathétique)

8/20/2019
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In this sermon, Pastor Michael discusses God the Father. More specifically, he discusses how God the pathos-filled Father deeply loves humanity and is moved by it...he is "The Most Moved Mover." Support the show

Duration:00:39:25

001. Hi, I'm Michael

8/13/2019
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In this message, Pastor Michael introduces himself and shares his hopes for The Bridge Church. Support the show

Duration:00:24:50

002. Rediscovering the Trinity, Rediscovering Life

8/13/2019
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In this sermon Pastor Michael discusses the Trinity, which is discussed in Article 1 of the Nazarene Manual. He explores the ancient idea of "perichoresis" and how it can be life-giving today. Support the show

Duration:00:42:33