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Grow Deeper

Bluff Park United Methodist Church

Welcome to Grow Deeper — a weekly podcast from Bluff Park United Methodist Church in Hoover, Alabama, where pastors Mike Holly and Ross Furio guide us in ways to grow in faith and in life.

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Jesus Is Enough – Rev. Ross Furio
5d ago
Jesus Is Enough – Rev. Ross Furio
Consider these two foundational truths that we believe as Christians. Jesus is with us, no matter where we are, and Jesus is enough!
Jesus Is Enough – Rev. Ross Furio
5d ago
Jesus Is Enough – Rev. Ross Furio
Consider these two foundational truths that we believe as Christians. Jesus is with us, no matter where we are, and Jesus is enough!
The Peculiar Community – Rev. Angela Martin
6d ago
The Peculiar Community – Rev. Angela Martin
Rev. Angela Martin preaches the Sunday Sermon at Bluff Park UMC.
God Reaches Out First – Rev. Ross Furio
Jun 13 2022
God Reaches Out First – Rev. Ross Furio
God reaches out first with his grace, and we can be a people who are living in that grace.
Nonstop Thanksgiving – Rev. Mike Holly
Jun 12 2022
Nonstop Thanksgiving – Rev. Mike Holly
Rev. Mike Holly preaches the Sunday Sermon at Bluff Park UMC.
Pentecost: Breath of God – Rev. Ross Furio
Jun 6 2022
Pentecost: Breath of God – Rev. Ross Furio
In Pentecost we celebrate the coming of the Spirit and the birth of the church, but we also discover the mission of that church.
Pentecost – Rev. Mike Holly
Jun 5 2022
Pentecost – Rev. Mike Holly
We can try to be prepared for everything, but at some point, we will have to learn to face the future we get instead of the one we prepared for.
Lead with Love – Rev. Ross Furio
May 30 2022
Lead with Love – Rev. Ross Furio
Christians disagree with one another. Paul calls us to lead with love as engage with one another in moments of disagreement.
Change: Good or Bad – Tina Hardy
May 29 2022
Change: Good or Bad – Tina Hardy
Change is not good or bad. It is inevitable. How we deal with change is part of our witness as Christians.
It’s Not Fair – Rev. Ross Furio
May 23 2022
It’s Not Fair – Rev. Ross Furio
This parable forces us to see, no matter how uncomfortable it might make us, that God is a God of grace.
What Is Fair? – Rev. Mike Holly
May 22 2022
What Is Fair? – Rev. Mike Holly
Maybe our jockeying for position in the church is irrelevant since we serve a God who is ready to bring us all into the family as equals.
Parable of the Talents – Rev. Ross Furio
May 16 2022
Parable of the Talents – Rev. Ross Furio
This parable begins with an abundant gift, and ends with anger when the master doesn't think his gift has been used wisely.
Taking Care of the Talents – Rev. Mike Holly
May 15 2022
Taking Care of the Talents – Rev. Mike Holly
God provides us with resources and calls us to be good stewards of them. This requires us to live out of faith and hope.
The Good Samaritan – Rev. Mike Holly
May 9 2022
The Good Samaritan – Rev. Mike Holly
Our neighbors are more than just the people who live very near to us, they are anyone in need in front of us, wherever we may find ourselves.
The Good Samaritan – Rev. Julie Holly
May 8 2022
The Good Samaritan – Rev. Julie Holly
Preaching on the story of the Good Samaritan this Sunday in Traditional Worship at Bluff Park UMC is Rev. Julie Holly.
The Unmerciful Servant – Rev. Clay Farrington
May 2 2022
The Unmerciful Servant – Rev. Clay Farrington
In this challenging parable, Jesus wants us to consider what God's forgiveness should do to our lives and our hearts!
The Unmerciful Servant – Rev. Mike Holly
May 1 2022
The Unmerciful Servant – Rev. Mike Holly
What do we do with the threat of being judged for how we withhold mercy from others? Jesus confronts us with a difficult parable.
Mustard Seed Faith – Rev. Scott Barnes
Apr 25 2022
Mustard Seed Faith – Rev. Scott Barnes
Mustard Seed Faith may start small, but it grows into a powerful force within our own hearts and has a growing impact on the world.
Mustard Seed Faith – Rev. Mike Holly
Apr 24 2022
Mustard Seed Faith – Rev. Mike Holly
A mustard seed is small, but it can grow into a sprawling bush. God is in charge of the faith growing within us, no matter how small it begins.
Second Chances – Rev. Julie Holly
Apr 18 2022
Second Chances – Rev. Julie Holly
Even as we celebrate God giving us new life through Jesus, we are called also to participate in sharing the grace we receive.
I Have Seen The Lord – Rev. Mike Holly
Apr 17 2022
I Have Seen The Lord – Rev. Mike Holly
Mary Magdalene discovered the empty tomb and alerted the disciples. Mary comes back and encounters the risen Christ.