Living In The Presence Of God



weekly sermon podcast from Union Avenue Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), St. Louis, Missouri


  • #tbt Rachels Tears

    #tbt "Rachel's Tears"

    07/01/2021 Duration: 19min

    For Throwback Thursday, we revisit Rev. Riggs's sermon from three years ago today, mindful of yesterday's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and the tensive space between the Church feasts of Epiphany and Baptism of the Lo

  • Taking In The View

    Taking In The View

    23/09/2018 Duration: 01h00s
  • Peaceable Kingdom

    Peaceable Kingdom

    16/09/2018 Duration: 19min
  • A Homecoming Like No Other

    A Homecoming Like No Other

    09/09/2018 Duration: 20min

    A Homecoming Like No Other

  • Daring to Dream Again

    Daring to Dream Again

    19/08/2018 Duration: 15min

    Daring to Dream Again

  • Wrestling With God

    Wrestling With God

    12/08/2018 Duration: 14min

    Wrestling With God

  • Is it Worth it?

    Is it Worth it?


    Is it Worth It?

  • A Place With No Name

    A Place With No Name

    22/07/2018 Duration: 01h00s

    A Place With No Name

  • A Failing Grade

    A Failing Grade

    15/07/2018 Duration: 01h00s

    A Failing Grade

  • Angels Among Us

    Angels Among Us

    08/07/2018 Duration: 01h00s

    Angels Among Us

  • A Movement of Wholeness

    A Movement of Wholeness

    01/07/2018 Duration: 01h00s

    A Movement for Wholeness

  • We Are Family

    We Are Family

    03/06/2018 Duration: 01h00s

    We Are Family

  • Resurecting Hope

    Resurecting Hope

    29/04/2018 Duration: 13min

    Resurrecting Hope

  • Raising Nains

    Raising Nain's

    22/04/2018 Duration: 01h00s

    Raising Nain's

  • The Resurrection of the Disciples

    "The Resurrection of the Disciples"

    15/04/2018 Duration: 14min
  • The Benefit of the Doubt

    "The Benefit of the Doubt"

    08/04/2018 Duration: 16min

    For the Second Sunday of Easter, Rev. Riggs engages the annual reading of "Doubting Thomas" (John 20:19-31), an unfortunate branding for a most faithful apostle. John writes not to chastise doubters such as Thomas but ra

  • Easter Fools!

    "Easter Fools!"

    01/04/2018 Duration: 17min

    For Easter Sunday (coinciding with April Fools' Day), “Easter Fools!” examines the epistle First Corinthians where Paul writes of the foolishness of the cross (1 Cor. 1:18-31). Turning ransom atonement theologies on

  • A New Commandment

    "A New Commandment"

    29/03/2018 Duration: 11min

    For Maundy Thursday, Rev. Riggs revisits the story of the Last Supper where Jesus gives his disciples a new mandate to love one another (John 13:34-35).

  • Dont Reign on Our Parade!

    "Don't Reign on Our Parade!"

    25/03/2018 Duration: 14min

    As Holy Week begins, Rev. Riggs shares this last sermon in the series "Find Your Way Back" by exploring the nature of the palm processional into Jerusalem (Mark 11:1-11) and how Jesus stages some political theater remini

  • Cryin Mad

    "Cryin' Mad"

    18/03/2018 Duration: 22min

    For the Fifth Sunday in Lent, Rev. Riggs explores the story of the Raising of Lazarus (John 11:1-46) and the shortest verse in the Bible: "Jesus wept." When Jesus encounters the unbelief of the people mourning Lazarus, h

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