Monthly Archives: April 2015

April 22, 2015

Luke 4:38-44; 1 John 5:1-12 In Luke 4, we find Jesus in Peter’s home healing people of all sorts of afflictions from dusk to dawn. We can imagine there were some hurt feelings and disappointments when Jesus moved on the … Continue reading

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April 21, 2015

1 John 4:7-21 The tired old man was perched on the steps leading into the church. He sat there every day. He had no place to go; no particular circumstance required his presence. He was homeless, jobless and for the … Continue reading

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April 20, 2015

Daniel 4:19-27; 1 John 3:19–4:6; Luke 4:14-30 In all three of our Scripture readings we learn the consequence of not acknowledging God as the one true God and Jesus Christ his only Son. In the reading from Daniel, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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Easter 3 Sunday Sermon Audio

April 19, 2015 – The Third Sunday of Easter Click the links below for sermon audio. “200th Anniversary Sermon,” Pastor Tommy Beaver, Guest Preacher, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC “Let’s Prove Christ Lives,” Pr. Stéphane Kalonji, Reformation Lutheran Church, New Bern, NC “Admit … Continue reading

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April 19, 2015

John 21:15-25 There are times when we are not real sure if someone truly loves us. They may say it; but, their actions might tell another story. In spite of the fact that Peter had sworn that he would never … Continue reading

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April 18, 2015

Luke 4:1-13 Jesus was full of the Spirit, and led by the Spirit while in desolation. One would need the Holy Spirit to resist the concept of food while famished. One would rely on the Holy Spirit to turn away … Continue reading

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April 17, 2015

Luke 3:15-22 At times, my life seems so busy that I do not know if I’m coming or going. In my busyness, I lose track of reality. I am afraid to say it; sometimes, I believe I am too busy … Continue reading

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April 16, 2015

Luke 3:1-14 By admonishing the crowds that had come to him to be baptized, and by asking them to produce fruit in keeping with repentance, John the Baptist teaches what true repentance consists of: A life that is convicted of … Continue reading

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Convocation Registration

The Carolinas Mission District Convocation is Friday and Saturday, may 29-30, 2015, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Gastonia, NC. Click the above brochure cover for the registration brochure.

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April 15, 2015

John 17:20-26 Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying: “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” Franklin knew the seriousness of their endeavor and of their sacred pledge to one another as they began the course … Continue reading

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