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Sojourn Grace Collective is San Diego's Progressive Christian Church. A grace-filled space for those looking to walk their spiritual journey with others in community. We believe you are a loved child of God, called to love yourself in a healthy way so that you may give that love away freely.

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Sojourn Grace Collective is San Diego's Progressive Christian Church. A grace-filled space for those looking to walk their spiritual journey with others in community. We believe you are a loved child of God, called to love yourself in a healthy way so that you may give that love away freely.

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By Reese says her piece. - Apr 12 2019
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I’m not typically listening to Christian/church podcasts. However this church works extremely hard to include people who are spiritual and uneducated in the Bible and also includes people who are well versed in the Bible. The church and the community are inherently good and well intentioned people. I would recommend this podcast/church to anyone who is looking to tiptoe in to a community where bible stuff is talked about and also to people who have been hurt by religion in previous churches. The pastors are inclusive and are victims themselves of being hurt by religious rules.

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By MarySanDiego - Jun 02 2015
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I love what this man has to say. He speaks about God and one's belief system as something that is individual and that is to be enouraged! vaery thought provoking!

iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
Average Ratings
21
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Great Listen

By Reese says her piece. - Apr 12 2019
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I’m not typically listening to Christian/church podcasts. However this church works extremely hard to include people who are spiritual and uneducated in the Bible and also includes people who are well versed in the Bible. The church and the community are inherently good and well intentioned people. I would recommend this podcast/church to anyone who is looking to tiptoe in to a community where bible stuff is talked about and also to people who have been hurt by religion in previous churches. The pastors are inclusive and are victims themselves of being hurt by religious rules.

Great Sermons

By MarySanDiego - Jun 02 2015
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I love what this man has to say. He speaks about God and one's belief system as something that is individual and that is to be enouraged! vaery thought provoking!
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Sojourn Grace Collective

Latest release on Feb 16, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: All About Love, Week 7: Four Antidotes for the Poison of Greed

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How conscious are we of how often we use material acquisition and consumption as a replacement for (or a means to) getting our emotional needs met? This is the lie of Greed, and it is antithetical to the truths of Love. Greed tells you that you lack something, and then it convinces you to fill that lack with consumption. In this message, Pastor Colby furthers our study of Love by offering four antidotes to help inoculate us from the poisonous toxins of Greed.

Oct 27 2019

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Rank #2: The Paradox of Christian Love

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There is a paradox within Christian Love. God desires both that you come fully alive and flourish… and that you give yourself away. Self-realization vs Self-sacrifice. Join Pastor Colby as he dives into this tension.

May 07 2018

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Rank #3: Open Your Self Up to Yourself

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Have you been feeling down lately? If so, this message is for you. Pastor Colby shares some insights and observations about those moments when you’re not feeling your best.

Jul 08 2018

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Rank #4: Empathy Just Might Save the World

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It’s Pride week in San Diego, so we invite you to hear this message from Pastor Colby about how empathy—understanding the pain of others—might just save the world.

Jul 15 2018

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Rank #5: What Do You Think About Jesus? Part I

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In this very personal message, Pastor Colby shares about his lifelong journey with Jesus. Beginning at age 5 and “asking Jesus into his heart,” he shows how his ideas around Jesus have constantly grown and transformed over the past 30 years. Then, he talks about why any of that matters. Don’t miss it.

Sep 16 2018

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Rank #6: What Do You Think About Jesus? Part III

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What can happen when you’re exhausted, lonely, sad, and constantly being questioned and doubted? If you’re human, you might start wondering “who even AM I?” Turns out, since Jesus was Human, he also had this experience. Join Pastor Colby in the final sermon of his three part series exploring Jesus’ question to his disciples, “Who do you say that I am?”

Oct 07 2018

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Rank #7: See the Christ Throughout Christmas

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Stories have the power to help us grasp — as much as we can — the vastness of the Universe and the mystery of our existence. The story of Christmas gives us a particular way to understand the universal truth of who we are: loved Children of God. In this message, Pastor Colby pushes past a baby in a manger and invites us to see the Christ all throughout the Christmas season.

Dec 01 2019

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Rank #8: What Do You Think About Jesus? Part II

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Is it possible that Jesus never cared much what people thought about him, let alone whether or not they “believed in” him? That’s what Colby argues in this compelling Part II of “What Do You Think About Jesus.” It might just change the way you think about Jesus.

Sep 24 2018

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Rank #9: All About Love, Week 4: Loving and Lying are Mutually Exclusive

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In this brutally honest message, Pastor Colby opens up about his complicated relationship with truth/lies. It’s not always simple (especially for Enneagram 3’s). Plus, Can love exist in the context of dishonesty? And how does a society begin to course correct when it’s built upon so many lies? Join our continued exploration of Love with this week’s message, “Loving and Lying are Mutually Exclusive.”

Oct 06 2019

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Rank #10: I am the Resurrection and the Life

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In this raw and redemptive Easter sermon, Pastor Kate calls us to see how the reality of resurrection points to the truth that God’s dream for the world (aka, Oneness) cannot be stopped. Though the Empire may try, with its crucifixions and its power mongering, it cannot compete with the death-defying power of Love.

Apr 21 2019

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Rank #11: All About Love, Week 5: Commitment to Self Love

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We typically treat others far better than we treat ourselves. In this message, Pastor Kate not only challenges us to take an honest look at where we might need to grow in Self Love, but walks us through an extended time of Maitri meditation where we can nurture unconditional friendliness with ourselves.

Oct 13 2019

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Rank #12: The Disruption of Sabbath

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Jesus’ commitment to Sabbath meant he believed #alllivesmatter. But it ought be the ongoing PRACTICE of Sabbath that compels us to say #blacklivesmatter. In this sermon, Pastor Colby Martin connects the attitude of Jesus toward Sabbath with the Kneel-ins of the ’60s and the NFL kneeling policy.

Jun 04 2018

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Rank #13: The Gate of Actual Salvation

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“I am the Gate.” No doubt, the least familiar and least warm/cuddly “I am” statement in the Gospel of John. Plus, it conjures up images of things like exclusivity (who’s in and who’s out) and gatekeepers (those who enforce the rules). So what’s going on? Join Pastor Colby as he explores this metaphor in a fresh and empowering way. Turns out, Christ as the Gate is pretty amazing.

Mar 31 2019

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Rank #14: Navigating Disconnection

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We can’t always integrate the disconnect between our outer circumstances and our inner experiences, between our family’s attitude toward us and our belief in our Self. But what we can do is learn to find an inner peace in the midst of chaos, and find people who can become our chosen family.

Jun 18 2018

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Rank #15: Does it Matter What We Believe? Part II

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Last week Pastor Colby said “no,” it doesn’t matter what you believe. In fact, religion is at its worst when it insists (by force, shame, or fear) that you believe the “right things.” However, in this message he says “yes,” it absolutely matters what we believe… but for different reasons. So which is it? Do our beliefs matter? And if so, how?

Aug 25 2019

34mins

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Rank #16: The Secret to Finding Rest and Granting Peace

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“Come to me,” Jesus once said, “all who are weary, and I will give you rest.” Jesus understood that the best gift we can offer one another is the gift of non-judgmental presence. Pastor Colby invites us to consider how we might embody this call to be safe, soft presences for those in our life.

May 19 2019

31mins

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Rank #17: Practice and Perspective

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Join Pastor Colby and Sojourn Grace in the practice of “mudita,” the experience of feeling joy at someone else’s joy.

Jul 23 2018

23mins

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Rank #18: Community Part I

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The #1 reason people keep coming back to church? They found community and connection. The #1 reason people leave church? They never found community or connection. This week we begin a new series exploring what Community is, why it’s so good, and also why it’s so difficult.

Oct 14 2018

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Rank #19: FREEDOM: The Gospel According to Aladdin

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One of Pastor Colby’s favorite movies growing up was Aladdin, but as an adult he never quite understood why the film resonated so deeply with him. Then, Disney released the live action version, and suddenly it clicked in to place. Hear how the stories of Aladdin, Jasmine, and Genie all illustrate different ways that humans get trapped — and how they (and we) might find freedom.

Jul 07 2019

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Rank #20: Transformation Is Everything (and How Faith, Hope, and Love Get us There)

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Nothing lasts. Everything fades away. Impermanence. Change. Movement. All is fading. St Paul once wrote, “but these three things remain: Faith, Hope, and Love.” Why do THESE remain? Perhaps because they are the three components of Transformation. And in a world where everything fades away, Transformation is everything. In this message, Pastor Colby explores how Faith, Hope, and Love work together to bring about Transformation.

Aug 11 2019

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