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The Table Dallas

By David Wahlstedt
At The Table Dallas we create sacred space to worship, share our stories and explore how those stories intersect with the story God is writing in our world.

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Easter Sunday Walk with Mary

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Easter Sunday Walk with Mary

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After Easter 4 - From Jelly Fish to Rock
We continue in John 21 and the reinstatement of Peter in verses 14-19.
May 15, 2022
After Easter 3 - Breakfast at the Lake
Our series continues with a study of John 22:1-14.
May 08, 2022
After Easter 2 - Undoubtedly Thomas
We continue in John 20 with the horribly titled Doubting Thomas heading.
May 01, 2022
After Easter 1 - Who’s at the Door?
Our After Easter series begins in John 20:19-23 and the first post-resurrection appearance of Jesus to the assembled disciples.
April 24, 2022
Easter Sunday Walk with Mary
Our Easter Gathering.
April 17, 2022
Descent 7 - Palm Sunday Parade
Our series concludes with John’s account of the triumphal entry.
April 10, 2022
Descent 5 - A Temple Tantrum
Our Descent series continues with a look at a familiar story from John 2.
April 04, 2022
Descent 4 - Spiritual Spring Cleaning
Our Descent series continues with a study in 1 Peter 2:1-10.
March 27, 2022
Descent 3 - Mysterious Mel
Our series continues with a journey through Hebrews 5.
March 20, 2022
Descent 1 - Unusual Deliverance
We begin our Lenten Descent with a deep dive into Numbers 21 and John 3.
March 07, 2022
Perplexing Texts 8 - Inconsistent God?
Our series concludes with the story of Saul in 1 Samuel 15.
February 27, 2022
Perplexing Trxts 7 - Vow Much?
Our series marches on with another story from the book of Judges, this one from chapter 11.
February 20, 2022
Perplexing Texts 6 - Curse Much?
Our series continues with the strange story of Noah’s intoxication in Genesis 9.
February 13, 2022
Perplexing Texts 4 - A Passive Agressive God?
Our study turns to Numbers 11 and the curious case of the quail.
January 23, 2022
Perplexing Texts 3 - Hair, Prayer, and Bears
Our series continues with a study of 2 Kings 2:23-25.
January 16, 2022
Perplexing Texts 2 - An Angry King?
Our series continues with a new take on the enigmatic Parable of the Minas in Luke 19.
January 09, 2022
Perplexing Texts - An Overreactive God?
Our new series begins with the perplexing text of 2 Samuel 6:1-11 in which God strikes Uzzah dead for attempting to keep the Ark of the Covenant from taking a tumble.
January 02, 2022
Wait 3 - Wait with Hope
Our Advent series concludes with cryptic words and unusual imagery related to the Temple and the Day of the Lord.
December 19, 2021
WAIT 2 - While We Wait
Our Advent series continues with an examination of 2 Peter 3:5-15.
December 12, 2021
WAITING 1 - Waiting Well
Our Advent series begins with a discussion based on 1 Corinthians 1:4-9.
December 05, 2021
Unspoken Things 7 - A Little Help from Friends
Our series continues with an examination of the interaction between the Jewish elders, a Centurion, and Jesus found in Luke 7:1-10.
October 17, 2021
Unspoken Things 6 - Conflicted Messenger
Our series continues in the First Testament book of 1 Samuel 25 and the conflict between David and Nabor.
October 12, 2021
Unspoken Things 5 - Bad Decision
Our series returns to the First Testament to discover the Unspoken Things in Joshua 9 and the deception of the Gibeonites.
October 04, 2021
Unspoken Things 4 - Strings Attached
Our Unspoken Things series shifts to the Second Testament as we introduce the concept of Patronage with a deeper look at Matthew 5.
September 26, 2021
Unspoken Things 3 - Kinship Woes
Our journey with the Patriarchs continues with the story of Judah and Tamar in Genesis 38.
September 20, 2021
Unspoken Things 2: Me or We?
Our journey through the origin stories fo Genesis continues with a closer look at the story of Jacob meeting his uncle Laban and his daughter Rachel found in Genesis 29.
September 13, 2021
Unspoken Things 1: The Importance of The Collective
The most important aspects of culture most often go unsaid. Join us as we travel with Abraham in Genesis 11-17 and discover how his story illustrates the Unspoken Things of his culture.
September 08, 2021
PropheTABLE 8
Our series concludes with a message from Haggai 1:1-15 on the importance of putting first things first.
June 28, 2021
PropheTABLE 7
Zechariah 8:1-12 is our focus text as we continue our series in the First Testament prophets.
June 20, 2021
PropheTABLE 6
Our series moves to the post-explicit prophet Malachi and his indictment of his people for robbery.
June 14, 2021
PropheTABLE 5
Join us for a deep dive into one of the most oft quoted First Testament texts found in Jeremiah 29.
June 06, 2021
PropheTABLE 3
Our series continues with the communal lament found in Isaiah 63:7-19.
May 17, 2021
Our journey through the Major and Minor Prophets continues with the account of Nehemiah’s return to Jerusalem to rebuild the walls.
May 09, 2021
PropheTABLE 1
Join us as we begin our spring study in the First Testament Major and Minor Prophets with a challenging text in Ezra 10.
May 03, 2021
Gone Fishing
Collective Worship Gathering with a message from John 21.
April 29, 2021
Palm Sunday
Join us as we take another look at Mathew 21:1-11 and the importance and symbolism of this political theater.
March 28, 2021
Holy Habits 4 - Bringing
Join guest facilitator David Knight as he explores the holy habit of bringing tithes and offerings.
March 28, 2021
Holy Habits 5 - Sabbath
Our journey toward Easter continues with the next installment of our Holy Habits series. This week we're studying Matthew 12:1-14.
March 21, 2021
Holy Habits 3 - Meditate on Scripture
Join our conversation about the importance of adding scripture meditation to our rhythm of Holy Habits.
March 08, 2021
Holy Habits 2 - Prayer
Our Lenten series continues with a condensed version of The Lord's Prayer and the parable from Jesus that follows it in Luke 11:1-13.
February 28, 2021
Holy Habits 1 - Scripture
Our new Lenten series, Holy Habits: Spiritual Rythms for Ordinary People, commences with a study of Psalm 119 and a simple study approach anyone can use.
February 28, 2021
Called 7 - To Lead
Our February focus on the call of women in Scripture continues with the story of Deborah in Judges 4.
February 14, 2021
Called 6 - To Be An Evangelist
Our study shifts to calls to women with the account of the interaction between Jesus and the Samaritan woman in John 4.
February 07, 2021
Called 5 - To Unity for the World's Belief
Our study moves to the High Priestly prayer of Jesus at the end of the Farewell Discourse in John 17. Here we discover our calling to unity so that the world may believe that Jesus is the Christ.
February 01, 2021
Called 4 - Authority
Our Called teaching series continues with the account of the healing of the paralytic man after he is let down into a house through the roof found in Mark 2:1-12.
January 24, 2021
Called 3 - Peter, James, and John
Jesus said, "Follow me and I will make you fishers of people." Simon and his partners James and John leave everything behind to follow Him.
January 17, 2021
Called 2 - Jesus of Nazareth
Our investigation of calling in the Scriptures continues with the announcement of His call by Jesus in the synagogue of his home town of Nazareth. You might be surprised by the response of the people.
January 11, 2021
CALLED 1 - John the Baptist
The first in our new CALLED teaching series that investigates God’s unique calling on individuals in the First and Second Testament. Today we look at the calling of John the Baptist from Matthew 3:1-12.
January 03, 2021
Our Advent series concludes with a message entitled The Other Side of Christmas from Matthew 2.
December 27, 2020
Our Advent journey continues in Matthew 2:1-13 and the arrival of the Magi from the East.
December 24, 2020
Our Advent series continues as we look at Matthew’s account of the nativity story found in chapter 1:18-25.
December 15, 2020
Join us on our Advent journey for 2020 as we look with fresh eyes at the announcement to Mary in Matthew 1.
December 08, 2020
A Morning with Robert Matovu
In this episode, we’re introduced to our friend Robert who shares about his work with Uganda EPC and our Uganda Shoe Trees charity.
December 02, 2020
The Meaning of Love 5
Our series moves forward with a study of 1 Samuel 18 and David’s tumultuous relationship with Saul as seen through the eyes of Jonathan.
November 02, 2020
The Meaning of Love 4
We conclude the first half of our series The Meaning of Love by wrapping up our study of Joseph in Genesis 45:1-15.
October 26, 2020
The Meaning of Love - 3
Our series continues in the story of Joseph from Genesis 42.
October 18, 2020
The Meaning of Love
Our Fall series continues in the story of Joseph in Genesis 41.
October 11, 2020
The Meaning of Love - 1
Our new Fall season begins with week one of four in the life of Joseph. His story begins in Genesis 37.
October 04, 2020
Making Faith Work - 4
Join us as David Knight completes our September series with a message entitled “Lord Willing.”
October 02, 2020
Making Faith Work - 3
Our series continues with our discussion of James 2:14-26 and the relationship between faith and faithful actions.
September 21, 2020
Making Faith Work 2
A textual discussion of James 1:19-27 with your friends at The Table Dallas.
September 13, 2020
Making Faith Work
Our new fall series in the book of James begins with a study of chapter 1:1-12.
September 06, 2020
Ekklesia - Paul on Mars Hill
We close this portion of Ekklesia with a study of Acts 17 and Paul’s proclamation of the gospel in Thessalonica and on Mars Hill in Athens.
August 23, 2020
Ekklesia - Macedonian Call
Our summer series continues with Paul’s Second Missionary Journey in Acts 16.
August 17, 2020
Ekklesia-The Great Debate
Chapter 15 is the dividing point of the book of Acts both numerically and in its focus. the first half is devoted to the growth of the church among the Jewish people. The last half is devoted to the gospel being spread to the Gentiles. But first, an issue has to be resolved.
August 09, 2020
Ekklesia - Counterattack
We resume our Ekklesia series with Paul and Barnabas in Lystra. The account is found in Acts 14:8-29.
August 02, 2020
Harassment Begins
Our Ekklesia study through the book of Acts continues with a deep dive into Herod and Peter’s prison break in Acts 12.
July 19, 2020
To Antioch We Go
Our Ekklesia series through the book of Acts continues with gospel going to Antioch in Acts 11:19-31.
July 13, 2020
Ekklesia: Improbable Apostle
There are some "game-changing" moments in scripture and Acts 9 is one of those moments. The gospel begins it's spread to the Gentiles with the conversion of Saul on the road to Damascus.
July 05, 2020
One People, One Voice - Micah Mandate
Final message in our series on racial restoration from Micah 6:6-8.
June 28, 2020
One People, One Voice
Episode 3 of One People, One Voice series with our focus turning to Romans 3:9-18.
June 21, 2020
One People, One Voice - Revelation 7 and Colossians 3
The purpose of the death and resurrection of Jesus is the redemption of all people from every nation, tribe, people, and language.
June 15, 2020
Gathering of Lament for Racial Injustice
We are profoundly grieved by the tragic events unfolding in our nation in recent weeks. In moments like this, when it’s hard to find words, that we engage in the biblical practice of Lament.
June 07, 2020
Thursday Night Study Table
We continue with a series on the importance of community with a study of Nathan and David in 1 Samuel 12.
May 10, 2020
The New You - A New Approach
The fourth installment of our Easter Series, The New You, focusing on what is ours as Jesus Followers because of the resurrection. This week's focus in 1 Peter 3:8-16.
May 10, 2020
The New You - A New Perspective
Our Easter series - The New You - continues with a deep dive into 1 Peter 2:1-12 and our new resurrection hope.
May 03, 2020
Thursday Night Study Table
Part 3 of our series on The Importance of Community. This episode brings us to Exodus 18 and the story of Jethro and Moses.
May 01, 2020
The New You - A New Birth
The second in our Easter series through 1 Peter entitled The New You. This week's podcast is our Table discussion on 1 Peter 1:13-23.
April 27, 2020
Thursday Night Study Table
Part 2 of a series on the importance of community from Romans 12.
April 25, 2020
The New You - A New Hope
The first episode of our new Easter 2020 series through 1 Peter entitled, The New You. This episode has us wrestling with 1 Peter 1:3-9 to discover A New Hope.
April 19, 2020
Thursday Night Study Table
A study of Hebrews 3 and 10
April 19, 2020
Eight Days That Changed the World - Easter Sunday
Our series finale and The Table Dallas Easter Sunday celebration.
April 12, 2020
Eight Days That Changed the World - Good Friday
This episode looks at the Passion narrative found in Mark 15.
April 11, 2020
Eight Days That Changed the World - Maundy Thursday
We continue in Mark’s gospel as we look at the events in the Upper Room, Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus’ arrest and his trial before the Sanhedrin.
April 10, 2020
Eight Days That Changed the World - Silent Wednesday
We know very little about the events of this day, but one thing is certain - the plot to murder Jesus deepens.
April 09, 2020
Eight Days that Changed the World - Holy Tuesday
We must learn to see Holy Week not as an obligation, but as an opportunity. An opportunity to join in a journey that millions have made across millennia, and walk with Jesus day-by-day, teaching by teaching, and event by event.
April 08, 2020
Eight Days that Changed the World - Holy Monday
In one sense, there’s nothing unique or special about this week. It’s just another string of days from Sunday to Sunday, marked out for us on the Liturgical calendar as Holy Week. And yet these eight days from the Palm Sunday to Resurrection Sunday are eight days that changed the world.
April 07, 2020
Hosanna, Save Us - Matthew 21:1-11
Cinematic retelling of the classic Palm Sunday text using a narrative, historical, semiotic approach.
April 05, 2020
To Trust or Not to Trust
Zoom Virtual Gathering - Hebrews 11:1-18
March 29, 2020
Sins of The Heart Jeremiah 17:5-13
Jeremiah 17:5-13 Israel, God’s chosen people, abandoned their worship of God to worship an idol they created. In the centuries that followed, God sent many prophets to confront the nation. Jeremiah was one of those prophets. Listen as we conclude this series by examining the root cause for why people refuse to trust God and the consequences for their distrust.
March 08, 2020
The High Cost of Sin Kings 11:1-3
When God made Solomon king, his one request was for godly wisdom and God granted his request. Early on in his life, Solomon recognized the need to seek God’s wisdom, to live out God’s wisdom, to stay focused on God, and to strive for noble character. However, Solomon’s resolve to keep God’s ways wavered as he grew older. Listen as we discover who or what had a negative influence of him and how that unchecked sin impaired his relationship with God.
March 02, 2020
The Smell Sin Matthew 5:29-30 18:8-9
Why does Jesus paint such vivid pictures when he talked about sin? Why did he make them so grave, even gory at times? Listen as we tackle one of the most graphic images Jesus paints to illustrate the seriousness of sin.
February 23, 2020
Sin Takes on Brick and Mortar Genesis 11:1-9
You would think that people would learn a lesson after the flood narrative. People are living in sin and so God judges them. He sends the flood. He wipes out everything to make a brand new start. You would think that now people would learn their lesson! But do they? Listen as we discover the answer in the story of the tower of Babel.
February 17, 2020
Sin Spread Throughout Humanity. Genesis 6:1-22
Once sin entered the world, it quickly spread and escalated exponentially throughout humanity. Listen as we discuss God’s response to sin’s unabated expansion and how His call of Noah demonstrated that He had not given up His purpose in creation.
February 10, 2020
Why We Need a Savior? Sin Entered the World - Genesis 3:1-24
God spoke the world into perfect existence. But then, Adam and Eve’s deadly decision changed the universe for all of us. Join as we engage with this ancient text to discover the moment humanity first experienced the need for redemption and the gracious way God reached out and made restoration possible.
February 02, 2020
No Way, Yes But, and Whatever You Say
The Call on Our Lives by Jesus is Clear and Concise: “Follow Me.” Join us as we discover three possible responses to his call found in Luke 9:51-60.
January 26, 2020