Pastor Rusten Harris

Pastor of Youth Community

Rusten leads our Youth Community and also provides teaching/preaching support. He and his wife live in Kingston with their four kids. He loves reading, writing, cooking, feasting, music, and family dance parties.

Episode 77 - Young Men & Christian Resistance - Daniel 1

Historically, tyrants like Nebuchadnezzar have targeted young men when conquering a culture. They do this because young men are often the future of...

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Episode 76 - Relationships of Authority and Submission under Christ - Colossians 3:18-4:1

We are living during a time when authority structures have been widely deteriorated and are now being actively subverted. How are Christians to...

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Episode 75 - Died in Christ in Order to Live in Christ - Colossians 3:1-17

What does it mean that we have died in Christ? What does it mean to live in Christ? What does it mean to "put on" Christ? What happens to...

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Luke 2:15-20

When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing...

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Pregnant Hope

“The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight”—that line from O Little Town of Bethlehem with poetic simplicity explains that the...

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Luke 1:39-56

In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a town in Judah, and she entered the house...

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SERIES:
Colossians

Colossians 4:2-6

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the...

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Episode 74 - Training Wheels & Counterfeit Humility - Colossians 2:1–15

Why do so many churches lose the gospel? In this episode of Sermon B-Sides Pastor Jon and Pastor Rusten discuss how thankful...

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Episode 73 - The Gospel and the Father of Many Nations - Colossians 1:21–29

Why do so many churches lose the gospel? In this episode of Sermon B-Sides Pastor Jon and Pastor Rusten discuss how thankful...

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Episode 72 - What Does it Mean that Christ is the "Firstborn"? - Colossians 1:15–20

Why do so many churches lose the gospel? In this episode of Sermon B-Sides Pastor Jon and Pastor Rusten discuss how thankful...

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Episode 71 - Why Churches Lose the Gospel - Colossians 1:1–14

Why do so many churches lose the gospel? In this episode of Sermon B-Sides Pastor Jon and Pastor Rusten discuss how thankful...

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SERIES:
Colossians

Colossians 2:1-15

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face...

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Introduction to Spiritual Disciplines: Prayer

And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners...

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Psalms

Psalm 56

Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me; my enemies trample on me all day long...

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Psalms

Psalm 55

Give ear to my prayer, O God, and hide not yourself from my plea for mercy! Attend to me, and answer me; I am restless in my complaint...

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Psalms

Psalm 52

Why do you boast of evil, O mighty man? The steadfast love of God endures all the day. Your tongue plots destruction...

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Psalms

Psalm 51

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly...

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Psalms

Psalm 50

The Mighty One, God the LORD, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting. Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty...

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Psalms

Psalm 48

Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised in the city of our God! His holy mountain, beautiful in elevation, is the joy of all the earth, Mount...

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Psalms

Psalm 47

Clap your hands, all peoples! Shout to God with loud songs of joy! For the LORD, the Most High, is to be feared, a great king over all the earth...

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Psalms

Psalm 45

My heart overflows with a pleasing theme; I address my verses to the king; my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe.‍ You are the most handsome...

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Acts

Acts 28:1-31

After we were brought safely through, we then learned that the island was called Malta. The native people showed us unusual kindness, for they...

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Revelation 22

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of...

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