Jesus Smart: The Podcast
025: Encore Episode — Frank Viola, Author of Insurgence: Reclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom

025: Encore Episode — Frank Viola, Author of Insurgence: Reclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom

September 4, 2018

This is an Encore Episode, a replay of the very first episode of the Jesus Smart: The Podcast.

Is there a "Kingdom insurrection" underway among Jesus-followers?

Frank Viola has a strong conviction we may be in the beginning stages of an insurgence -- a resurrection insurrection within the Church to reclaim the Gospel of the Kingdom.

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016: Jesus Is Our Model of the Normal Christian Life with Jake Veach

016: Jesus Is Our Model of the Normal Christian Life with Jake Veach

July 31, 2018

Jesus is the standard. The template. He models for us what the Normal Christian Life looks like. There's a difference between the Average Christian life and the Normal Christian Life. Jesus shows us what the norm is.

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015: Take Up Your Cross (Minisode 9:22) — Apostolic Christ-Followers Series, No. 1

015: Take Up Your Cross (Minisode 9:22) — Apostolic Christ-Followers Series, No. 1

July 26, 2018

I believe the Holy Spirit is inviting and prodding Christ-followers today to develop into "apostolic people."

It has everything to do with a CHRISTO-CENTRIC faith experience and lifestyle. It's not man-centered. Or me-centered. Christ is the foundation of the Higher Design in our lives. In everything we become. In everything we do.

And he's the foundation of the Father's work in our world.

If we want to live with brimming, abundant life, a life that is above and beyond ... we must take up our cross and follow Christ.

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014: What’s All the Ballyhoo About? Jesus Is Perfect Theology with Jake Veach

014: What’s All the Ballyhoo About? Jesus Is Perfect Theology with Jake Veach

July 24, 2018

There’s so much wrangling and ballyhoo about theology! What is God like, really? How does he relate to us, and interact with us? What is the Kingdom of God anyway? In this episode: Jesus is perfect theology.

What you’re about to hear is a conversation with Jake Veach. He’s a staff pastor at Bethel Cleveland, with Senior Pastors Steve and Cindy Witt. He’s also the Director of the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry Cleveland.

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008: The Master of Molecules Has the Best Information for Your Life (Minisode 8:06)

008: The Master of Molecules Has the Best Information for Your Life (Minisode 8:06)

June 28, 2018

Jesus has every answer and solution we need or want. And in every sphere—personal, family, finances, business, community, society. Is there something in your life that is screaming for the extreme mastery of Jesus?

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007: Ekklesia — Jesus Said He Would Build What? Part 2 with Hope Taylor

007: Ekklesia — Jesus Said He Would Build What? Part 2 with Hope Taylor

June 26, 2018

Is the Holy Spirit restoring the church today? Something closer to what Jesus really meant when he said, “I will build my Ekklesia” … a Kingdom community of Christ-followers who bring heaven’s culture into all spaces and places? If the Church is vital to the Big Story that God is pursuing -- as vital as the New Testament claims -- then we really can’t afford to get this wrong.

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005: Ekklesia — Jesus Said He Would Build What? Part 1 with Hope Taylor

005: Ekklesia — Jesus Said He Would Build What? Part 1 with Hope Taylor

June 19, 2018

It's stunning what Jesus said: "I will build my EKKLESIA." It was a secular Greek concept and word. The Romans adopted it as well. The meaning is a called-out assembly of citizens who gather. Their objective was to bring the rule and culture of the emperor to a new area.

Is Jesus looking for his church to colonize the earth with his world ... the Kingdom of God? If so, this is much bigger than attending church.

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004: Taking Radical, Overcoming Peace to the Streets with Kim Snyder

004: Taking Radical, Overcoming Peace to the Streets with Kim Snyder

June 14, 2018

Jesus-followers are uniquely positioned to bring reconciliation into settings. The Apostle Paul wrote that we have been given the ministry of reconciliation from Father God. Reconciliation simply means to connect or put back together again.

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Kim Snyder is an intercessor, someone who stands inbetween and bridges the gap. She's filled with love for the police. She's equally filled with lover for activists, protestors, and even rioters.

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003: Jesus Is a Chain Breaker! Get a New Lease on Freedom with Kim Snyder

003: Jesus Is a Chain Breaker! Get a New Lease on Freedom with Kim Snyder

June 13, 2018

Dallas Willard said that God is the only perfectly free being in all of reality. Here’s what’s amazing: The Godhead invites us into Ultimate Freedom.

That is, until she was born anew -- born from above -- and radically converted to Jesus Christ and his world ... his Kingdom. Now her life is all about freedom.

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001:  Are We Poised to Reclaim the Gospel of the Kingdom? With Frank Viola, Author of Insurgence.

001: Are We Poised to Reclaim the Gospel of the Kingdom? With Frank Viola, Author of Insurgence.

June 8, 2018

Is there a "Kingdom insurrection" underway among Jesus-followers?

Frank Viola has a strong conviction we may be in the beginning stages of an insurgence -- a resurrection insurrection within the Church to reclaim the Gospel of the Kingdom.

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