Sunday Messages

Xaris Church Podcast on Spotify

December 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Audio Time
Dec 2 Advent in the Gospel of Matthew Scott Kawamura YouTube MP3 25:46
Dec 2 Advent in the Gospel of Mark Scott Kawamura YouTube MP3 30:20

November 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Audio Time
Nov 25 Radical Generosity Scott Kawamura YouTube MP3 33:53
Nov 18 Gratitude in a Culture of Scarcity Scott Kawamura YouTube MP3 29:00
Nov 11 When the Truth Won't Set Us Free - Part 2 Scott Kawamura YouTube MP3 40:09
Nov 4 When the Truth Won't Set Us Free Scott Kawamura YouTube MP3 33:52

October 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Oct 28 Uncertain Faith Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:00
Oct 21 God Knows Where I Am Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 35:21
Oct 14 Lost Connections Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:58
Oct 7 Foreigners and Exiles in this World Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:07

September 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Sep 30 Xaris at the Movies: The Peanuts Movie Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 44:32
Sep 23 Xaris at the Movies: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 48:03
Sep 16 Xaris at the Movies: Ready Player One Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 44:05
Sep 9 How to Deal with Conflict - Actively Listen Curtis Yee Cable/DSL Speed 39:25
Sep 2 Xaris at the Movies: The Greatest Showman Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 46:34

August 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Aug 26 Xaris at the Movies: Black Panther Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 48:19
Aug 19 Xaris at the Movies: Coco Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 1:02:31
Aug 12 Xaris at the Movies: Wonder Woman Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 55:42
Aug 5 Xaris at the Movies: Wonder Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 54:59

July 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jul 29 Faith and Fear — Xaris "Fear Factor" Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 43:17
Jul 22 Real Fear, Real Faith Evan Kanenaga Cable/DSL Speed 28:59
Jul 15 Moses — The Essence of a Leader Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 29:47
Jul 8 David — Fighting for Faith Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:08
Jul 1 Abraham — Hoping Against Hope Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 33:14

June 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jun 24 The Influence of Faithfulness Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 35:20
Jun 17 Yertle the Turtle and the Kingdom of God Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:47
Jun 10 Everyday Mission: Listen Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 27:50
Jun 3 The Word Became Flesh Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 32:47

May 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
May 27 A Changing of the Guard Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:34
May 20 What Are You Hungry For? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 29:39
May 13 When Good Things Go Wrong Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:25
May 6 Prayer: a conversation with our Abba Father
Presentation
Curtis Yee Cable/DSL Speed 37:28

April 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Apr 29 My Prayer Hero Becky Okamoto Cable/DSL Speed 9:08
Apr 22 Low Information-Action Ratio Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:32
Apr 15 Masters if the Fig Leaves Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 24:00
Apr 8 more: LOVE Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 25:43
Apr 1 What is "The Story of My Life?" Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 34:55

March 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Mar 25 Is it I, Lord? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 40:40
Mar 18 The Misunderstood King Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 32:54
Mar 11 Through the Looking-Glass With Jesus Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 36:21
Mar 4 A Preview of the Great Commission Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 35:25

February 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Feb 25 Makarios! You're Invited Becky Okamoto, Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 37:18
Feb 18 So What's In A Genealogy? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 33:55
Feb 11 Is It Okay To Believe in Kahunas? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 34:55
Feb 4 A Surprising Saint Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:04

January 2018

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jan 28 One Small Step Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:08
Jan 21 The Minority Report Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:54
Jan 14 Take Your Seat Back in the Gate Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 35:40
Jan 7 Japan Mission Trip Tim Jang Cable/DSL Speed 24:14

December 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Dec 31 The Dawn of Redeeming Grace Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 20:25
Dec 24 Come and See What God Has Done Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 16:57
Dec 17 Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 6:54
Dec 10 Do You Believe in Love? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:30
Dec 3 Wait and Stand Firm Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 22:48

November 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Nov 26 Choosing to Live Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:52
Nov 19 Thanksgiving Message Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 32:49
Nov 12 Closing the Expection Gap Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:59
Nov 5 Whole-Hearted Commitment Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:49

October 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Oct 29 10th Anniversary: Don't Stop On 3 Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 19:33
Oct 22 Me Too Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:19
Oct 15 Simplify: Stress Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 33:04
Oct 8 Groaning in the Spirit Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:21
Oct 1 You are a Gift to Our Community Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:50

September 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Sep 24 Not So With You Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:59
Sep 17 Singing at Midnight Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:06
Sep 10 Habitat for Humanity Donna Higa Cable/DSL Speed 31:16
Sep 3 Simplify: Life is More Than Food Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 27:26

August 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Aug 27 Xaris at the Movies: Moana Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:51
Aug 20 Xaris at the Movies: Arrival Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 52:25
Aug 13 Xaris at the Movies: Hidden Figures Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 55:08
Aug 6 Xaris at the Movies: Beauty and the Beast Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 54:58

July 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jul 30 Xaris at the Movies: Zootopia Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 48:47
Jul 23 Dr. Andy and Junko Meeko, Japan Missionaries Dr. Andy and Junko Meeko Cable/DSL Speed 34:25
Jul 16 Out of Sync Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:33
Jul 9 Lead With Your Heart Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 24:50
Jul 2 Surrender to Freedom Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 32:11

June 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jun 25 Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:15
Jun 18 Father's Day - "Servant or Strongman" Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 29:02
Jun 11 It's in Our DNA - Morgan Appreciation Service Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 13:25
Jun 4 Behold, I Am Doing A New Thing Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:02

May 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
May 28 Settling in Haran Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:08
May 21 Changes at Xaris Scott Kawamura, Tom Morgan, Becky Okamoto Cable/DSL Speed 35:07
May 14 Love is Stronger Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:43
May 7 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Marilyn Yu Cable/DSL Speed 29:56

April 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Apr 30 Facing Off With Goliath Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 33:10
Apr 23 We are Witnesses Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:48
Apr 16 Easter Sunday Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 22:17
Apr 9 Final Words
(Presentation | Legacy Letters)
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 22:50
Apr 2 Who's Really Blind? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:30

March 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Mar 26 An Encounter With Nicodemus Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 32:44
Mar 19 Learning in Community
(Presentation)
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 22:24
Mar 12 Having Eyes, But Failing to See Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:17
Mar 5 How Important is the Bible? Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 22:00

February 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Feb 26 The Foolishness of the Cross Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:33
Feb 19 Strangers in a Strange Land
(Presentation)
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 22:58
Feb 12 Silence and Grace Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 25:25
Feb 5 Silence of the Lamb Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 29:22

January 2017

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jan 29 Xaris at the Movies: Finding Dory Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 49:22
Jan 22 You Belong to Christ Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 25:08
Jan 15 Mary Magdalene - Encounters with Jesus Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 21:28
Jan 8 Faith Matters Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:57
Jan 1 New Years Day Message Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:16

December 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Dec 25 Christmas Day Mini Messages Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 14:35
Dec 18 Christmas Story Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 17:53
Dec 11 Who Have You Blocked? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:07
Dec 4 The Undressed God
(Presentation)
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 22:05

November 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Nov 27 Longing for Hope
(Presentation)
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 23:07
Nov 20 What Will You Do With Your Freedom? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 24:50
Nov 13 On Him We Set Our Hope Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:11
Nov 6 Your Hour Upon the Stage Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:04

October 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Oct 30 What's in a Name? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 16:51
Oct 23 The Fear of Drawing Near Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:02
Oct 16 The Gift of Listening
(Presentation)
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 24:18
Oct 9 Rediscovering Sabbath Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 25:49
Oct 2 Xaris at the Movies, Final Final Edition: Brooklyn Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 34:32

September 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Sep 25 Xaris at the Movies, Final Edition: Bridge of Spies Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 43:19
Sep 18 Xaris at the Movies, Special Edition: Me Before You Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 44:26
Sep 11 Going Green
(Presentation)
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 23:15
Sep 4 Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 26:32

August 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Aug 28 Xaris at the Movies: CREED Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 54:00
Aug 21 Xaris at the Movies: Star Wars - The Force Awakens Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 50:04
Aug 14 Xaris at the Movies: The Martian Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 50:45
Aug 7 Xaris at the Movies: Inside Out Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 49:17

July 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jul 31 PokeGod Go Samantha Fong Cable/DSL Speed 15:44
Jul 24 Responding to a Violent World
(Presentation)
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 28:58
Jul 17 The Hands of the King are the Hands of a Healer Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:02
Jul 10 You Are Never More Loved Than You Are Right Now Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:05
Jul 3 Freedom! Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 33:08

June 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jun 26 You Are What You Love Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:14
Jun 19 Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:47
Jun 12 Jesus Sets You Free Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:23
Jun 5 What Have You Assumed? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:58

May 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
May 29 Frame Up Your Lives Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:49
May 22 One Thing I Do Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 34:32
May 15 Gritty Love/Faith Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 35:52
May 8 A Mother's Persistent Love Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:31
May 1 Do I Have What It Takes? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:42

April 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Apr 24 Rest For the "Tired Spot" Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:31
Apr 17 It’s Both/And Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 26:48
Apr 10 Apples & Oranges Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 23:06
Apr 3 Letting Go Some More Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 22:26

March 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Mar 27 What If It's True, All Of It? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 19:53
Mar 20 Letting Go
YouTube video: Brené Brown on Perfectionism
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 26:11
Mar 13 God's Messengers
YouTube video: Sandro Botticelli Cestello Annunciation
Bonticelli's painting
Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 25:07
Mar 6 The Importance of "With" Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 23:22

February 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Feb 28 Living With Change Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 18:10
Feb 21 Now is the Time Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 35:07
Feb 14 In Plenty or In Want Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 29:38
Feb 7 Would You Eat What God Has Given You Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 32:14

January 2016

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jan 31 The Importance of Remembering Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:35
Jan 24 Hope For the Hurting Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 23:44
Jan 17 Transforming the Heart Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 23:31
Jan 10 What Are You Looking For? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:13
Jan 3 Givers and Takers Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:22

December 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Dec 27 Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 16:29
Dec 20 What's Your Net Worth? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 15:08
Dec 13 There's a Story Beneath the Glory Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:16
Dec 6 The Nature of Faith Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 23:43

November 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Nov 29 Let It Be Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 23:25
Nov 22 Thanksgiving Message Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 26:37
Nov 15 The Word That Sustains The Weary Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 25:36
Nov 8 But God Remembered Noah Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 30:19
Nov 1 Nick Tawa Cable/DSL Speed 22:14

October 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Oct 25 The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:51
Oct 18 Is the Pope Catholic? Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 24:18
Oct 11 Living in the Moment Tom, Becky, Scott Cable/DSL Speed 41:17
Oct 4 Spiritual Direction Stories, Part II Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 22:49

September 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Sept 27 Spiritual Direction Stories, Part I Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed
Sept 20 What is Spiritual Direction? Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 30:25
Sept 13 Xaris at the Movies: Still Alice Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 42:37
Sept 6 Xaris at the Movies: The Fault in Our Stars Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 43:44

August 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Aug 30 Xaris at the Movies: Big Hero 6 Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 46:34
Aug 23 Xaris at the Movies: Interstellar Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 39:41
Aug 16 Xaris at the Movies: Maleficent Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 41:26
Aug 9 Promotion Samanatha Fong Cable/DSL Speed 16:28
Aug 2 The Reasons Why... Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed 30:53

July 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jul 26 Tang Family, ZOE Internationaly Cable/DSL Speed 32:01
Jul 19 Kimberly Wun, InterVarsity Cable/DSL Speed
Jul 12 The Most Vulnerable Kirt Lewis, from World Relief, Sacramento Cable/DSL Speed 29:12
Jul 5 1.26 Million Andy Meeko, Japan Missionary, NuTuDay Cable/DSL Speed 28:57

June 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Time
Jun 28 I am the Shephard and the Gate Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 31:15
Jun 21 Father's Day Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 27:44
Jun 7 Alternate Ending? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:02

May 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Audio Only Time
May 31 Be Brave Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:34
May 24 Divine Things vs Human Things Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 24:48
May 17 How Big is Your But (sic)? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed 28:15
May 10 Pinterest Fail Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed MP3 25:27
May 3 Guard Your Heart Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed MP3 30:36

April 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Audio Only Time
Apr 19 Lessons in Unlearning (PDF) Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 27:10
Apr 12 Life-Giving Wounds? Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 24:42
Apr 5 Love Speaks Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 21:04

March 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Audio Only Time
Mar 29 Hosanna Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 18:05
Mar 22 A Beautiful Mess Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 28:38
Mar 15 Do Not Disturb? Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 27:20
Mar 8 Mirror, Mirror... Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 23:07
Mar 1 Someone Else's Shoes Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 23:30

February 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Audio Only Time
Feb 22 Sorrow Breeds Strength Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed MP3 33:54
Feb 15 Lifting the Veil Tom Morgan Cable/DSL Speed MP3 19:39
Feb 8 Adjust Your Perspective Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed MP3 31:35
Feb 1 Trying vs Training Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed MP3 30:02

January 2015

Date Title Speaker Video Audio Only Time
Jan 25 Who is your Neighbor? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed MP3
Jan 18 My New Years Resolutions Samanatha Fong Cable/DSL Speed MP3 18:11
Jan 11 What is Truth? Scott Kawamura Cable/DSL Speed MP3


Regular worship services are held on Sundays at 10:30am at Stone Lake Elementary School, 9673 Lakepoint Dr, Elk Grove, 95758.

Xaris Mailing Address
P.O. Box 582625
Elk Grove, CA 95758-0045

For more information about Xaris, please send an email to info@xarischurch.org.