Skip to main content
Serious Faith

Serious Faith

By First UMC and the Life Center
A podcast for people who want to follow the Jesus of the Gospels, Serious Faith investigates the Gospels story by story to discover the way Jesus intended his followers to live. Hosted by Chad Yoder, pastor at First UMC and the Life Center in Goshen, IN.
Listen on
Where to listen
Breaker Logo


Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo


Spotify Logo


Currently playing episode

Serious Faith - Fruit in Samaria (John 4:27-42)

Serious Faith

Serious Faith - Fruit in Samaria (John 4:27-42)
In our second week with Bobbi, we finish the story of Jesus in Samaria by looking at the fruit produced by his encounter with the woman at the well.
April 28, 2021
Serious Faith - The Samaritan Woman (John 4:1-26)
We bring on our first guest for the first of two episodes covering Jesus' interactions in Samaria and what they mean for our own faith journey.
April 21, 2021
Serious Faith - John's Final Witness (John 3:22-36)
The story comes back to John the Baptist this week so we discuss the importance of the phrase, "He must increase and I must decrease."
April 14, 2021
Serious Faith - Nicodemus (John 3:1-21)
What does it mean to be born again? How do you even do that? Nicodemus asks these questions and we explore them together this week.
April 7, 2021
Serious Faith - Jesus in Jerusalem at Passover (John 2:13-25)
We explore the story of Jesus flipping tables and the ways we might be preventing people from worshiping God ourselves.
March 31, 2021
Serious Faith - The Wedding at Cana (John 2:1-12)
What does the wedding Jesus attended or the wine he created have to do with your life? Find out, as we talk spirits and THE Spirit this week.
March 24, 2021
Serious Faith - Calling the Disciples (John 1:35-51)
In the final stretch of John 1, Chad explores the calling of the first disciples and the concept of "open heaven," leading to a serious challenge for Christ-followers.
March 17, 2021
Serious Faith - John the Baptist (John 1:19-34)
This week, Chad talks about John the Baptist, humility, and the need for more Holy Spirit in our lives.
March 10, 2021
Serious Faith - God Became Man (John 1:1-18)
In our first Bible study episode, we discuss John 1:1-18. We talk about what it means that the Word becoming flesh, the light came into the darkness, and that we are now children of God.
March 3, 2021
Serious Faith - Introductions
In the opening episode of Serious Faith, Chad shares his experience that will help guide this podcast as well as some thoughts on how to study Scripture.
February 15, 2021