Eastwood Christian Church - Nashville, TN
Sermons, music and other highlights from worship services at Eastwood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), located at 1601 Eastwood Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee.

Psalm 8

Genesis 1 & 2

"Let these ancient stories be occasions for wonder rather than reasons for argument."  — Boyd Lien


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Category:general -- posted at: 4:58pm CDT

Psalm 1

Deuteronomy 30:11-16

"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path."

—Psalm 119:105


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Category:general -- posted at: 4:55pm CDT

Ruth 1:1-8, 16-18

Ezra 9 & 10

"There is a crack in everything

 That's how the light gets in."  — Leonard Cohen

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Category:sermon -- posted at: 8:51am CDT

Isaiah 40:1-5

Jeremiah 31:31-34

"The nature of God is to create." — Ronald Clements


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Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm CDT

Amos 5:18-24

Hosea 1:1-10

"In the place where it was said to them:  "You are my people," it shall be said to them:  "Children of the living God." — Hosea 1:10b



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2 Samuel 11:1-13

1 Kings 18 1-6

"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not."

— Oprah Winfrey



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Category:general -- posted at: 8:59pm CDT

Joshua 24:1-15

1 Samuel 8:4-19

"It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere.  But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just.  God gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth.  It is an awesome opportunity."

— Cesar Chavez

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:22pm CDT

Psalm 13

Psalm 88

"Churches should be the most honest place in town, not the happiest place in town."  — Walter Brueggemann


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Category:general -- posted at: 9:52pm CDT

Numbers 11:1-15

Numbers 14:1-4, 10b-12

"The truly patient man neither complains of his hard lot nor desires to be pitied by others.  He speaks of his sufferings in a natural, true, and sincere way, without murmuring, complaining, or exaggerating them."

— Francis de Sales

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:42pm CDT

Genesis 47:1-6

Exodus 1:8-14 & 15:1-12

"Sing to the LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously; horse and rider he has thrown into the sea."  — Exodus 15:21


Direct download: R_20160925-090101HARTLEY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:34pm CDT

Genesis 21:1-7

Genesis 22:1-14

"Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark."  — Rabindranath Tagore


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Category:general -- posted at: 9:25pm CDT

Psalm 90

Jeremiah 18:1-11

"It is creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God."  — Mary Daly


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Category:general -- posted at: 9:15pm CDT

Psalm 139:1-18

Psalm 1

"My people have committed two evils:  they have forsaken me, the fountain of living water, and dug out cisterns for themselves, cracked cisterns that can hold no water."

— Jeremiah 2:13


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Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm CDT

Hebrews 13:1-6

Luke 14:1, 7-14

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self."

— Ernest Hemingway


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Category:general -- posted at: 4:01pm CDT

Luke 11:5-10

Isaiah 5:1-7

"It wouldn't be enough to say that the Bible is the record of man's search for God.

... It is much closer to the truth to say that the Bible is the record of God's search for man."  — Robert McAfee Brown


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Category:general -- posted at: 3:46pm CDT

Luke 12:32-34

Isaiah 1:1-3, 11-20

"Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed; defend the orphan, plead for the widow." 

— Isaiah 1:16-17



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Category:general -- posted at: 3:33pm CDT

Psalm 49:1-12

Luke 12:13-21

"Where you invest your love, you invest your life."

— Mumford and Sons


Direct download: R_20160731-103755sermon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:25pm CDT

Psalm 138

Luke 11:1-13

"Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity.  It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity.  If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path."

— Brene Brown


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Category:general -- posted at: 3:18pm CDT

Genesis 12:1-8

Luke 22:39-44

"Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently."  — Maya Angelou


Direct download: R_20160717-103653.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:13pm CDT

Luke 12:13-21

2 Kings 5:15-27

"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed."  — Mahatma Gandhi


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Category:general -- posted at: 3:08pm CDT

Luke 4:16-30

2 Kings 5:1-14

"Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply."  — Stephen R. Covey


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Psalm 133

Matthew 15:21-28

"How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!"  — Psalm 133:1


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Luke 10:25-37

Hebrews 12:1-3

"Let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of out faith."

— Hebrews 12:1


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Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm CDT

Luke 7:36-50

1 Kings 21:1-21a

"First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—

   Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—

   Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—

   Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me."  — Martin Niemoller





Direct download: R_20160612-103412.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:43pm CDT

Psalm 27:1-4, 13-14

Luke 18:15-17

"Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them."

— Luke 18:16



Direct download: R_20160605-103616sermon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:31pm CDT

Galatians 1:6-12

1 Kings 18:20-39

"How long will you go limping with two different opinions?  If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him."  — 1 Kings 18:21



Direct download: R_20160529-103339.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm CDT

Ezekiel 12:1-3

Luke 22:39-46

"God does not determine everything, but presents a vision of beauty and the energy to achieve it for every moment of experience."  — Bruce G. Epperly



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Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm CDT

Luke 15:1-3, 11b-24

Luke 15:25-32

"The world isn't fair, Calvin."  "I know Dad, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?" 

— Bill Watterson, The Essential Calvin and Hobbes

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