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The Poco a Poco Podcast with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

Mar 29, 2023

How does Jesus have authority? It is through His obedience to the Father.

But one incredible reality of Jesus is that, in His authority He takes all the stench to the cross where it will be killed in His crucifixion.

His authority is not one that lords it over us. It's not one that forces us to bow down and tremble...

Mar 22, 2023

"Have I told Jesus all of my story?" That's the question that we are going to unpack in this episode.

Most of us have confessed and have sought healing in particular places of our lives, but there are still parts of who we are now that we keep in the dark—the stench. 

The reality of that stench is that it is...

Mar 15, 2023

There's this simplicity that when we encounter Jesus, our lives become different. We may not understand it and it might not look the same for each of us, but our lives becomes different.

Just like the story of the man born blind, before he met Jesus and hoped in Him, he was living in darkness unable to see. After his...

Mar 8, 2023

In one form or another we can sometimes live in isolation and hiding. Because of shame and sin we clothe ourselves with shadows, we hide. These lies that we hide behind keeps us stuck and paralyzed—Jesus wants to call us out of that.

The places of hiding don't have to defeat us, but they can become these intimate...

Mar 1, 2023

What going up the mountain offers is an opportutiy to come face-to-face with God. 

It provides a perspective where we can see what's actually important. Up there we are invited to embrace the experience and the beauty of childlike wonder and awe, it's a place of intimacy with and revelation of God.

But the challenge as...