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Progressive Christianity Video Database

First Church Berkeley has amassed a library of videos representing progressive Christianity excerpted from worship celebrations over the past few years. You will find sermons, scripture presentations, musical presentations and rituals.

This database is sortable and searchable by a variety of categories including keywords.

We see this as a way of making progressive Christian content more widely available to the general public as well as being a resource for other progressive Christian churches.

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You may also watch full videos of many of our past services.

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Title Date Time Presenter Scripture Scripture subject Sermon Series Day/Season Sort descending Video Excerpt Type Keywords Edit
Salt Rachel Bauman Matthew 5:13-16 Sermon
God Sets Fire to Wet Wood! Phil Porter I Kings 18 Elijah and the Prophets of Baal Sermon
Jesus? Chosen Family & All About the Faith Summer Bible Cabaret cast Matthew 4:12-22 Jesus calls his disciples Summer Bible Cabaret Scripture Jesus, disciples, chosen family, faith
Love & Belonging Marvin K. White 1 John 4:7-12 Sermon God, Christ, love, justice, generosity, voiceless, available, humanity, friend, family, discipline, practice
Who Sharpens the Pencils in the Pews? Patricia de Jong 1 Corinthians 12:11-18 What's Next? Sermon
You are the New Day Jasper Bash, Becca & Pete Emerson, Sarah Shaffer Musical Presentation
Hearts, Minds, Money Phil Porter Matthew 6:19-21 Faith, Money, and Heaven Stewardship Season: The New is Before Us Sermon Phil Porter, Stewardship, money, treasure, priorities, heart, generosity
Unruly Peace Molly Baskette Matthew 3:13-17 Sermon Jesus, baptism, God, believe on the Lord, peace
Are You Smarter Than A Sixth Grader? Molly Baskette Word Takeaway Word Takeaway UC Berkeley, Carol Dweck, fixed mindset, growth mindset, Stanford, teacher, students, power, learner, experiment, challenge, reformers, life-long learners
The Power of We-Faith Michael McBride Mark 2:1-12 Pray- Help, Thanks, Wow Sermon