Monthly Archives: May 2015

Holy Trinity Sunday Sermon Audio

May 31, 2015 – The Holy Trinity Click the links below for sermon audio. “Born from Above,” Pr. David Hefner, Shiloh Lutheran Church, Hickory, NC “Our God Is a Community of Love,” Pr. Stéphane Kalonji, Reformation Lutheran Church, New Bern, … Continue reading

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May 31, 2015

Deuteronomy 6:1-9, John 1:1-18 What kind of Christian are you? Some sources report that there are as many as forty thousand different Christian denominations throughout the world. With such division and fragmentation, it is a wonder that the Church even … Continue reading

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May 30, 2015

Isaiah 66:7-14, 2 Timothy 4:9-22, Luke 12:49-59 Duel Pole Doppler Radar, AccuWeather and other familiar names help to bring us our weather forecast every day. Agencies spend billions yearly looking for ways to improve our understanding of God’s creation and … Continue reading

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May 29, 2015

2 Timothy 4:1-8 St. Paul’s words to young Timothy are filled with pathos and hope. He is near the end of his life and he knows it. However, Paul already desires to be with Jesus. Think about this: You’ll be … Continue reading

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May 28, 2015

Isaiah 65:17-25; 2 Timothy 3:1-17; Luke 12:13-31 Jesus Christ said, “Do not be anxious about your life.” Martin Luther said, “Pray and let God worry.” The French writer Victor Hugo said, “Go to sleep in peace. God is awake!” Yet … Continue reading

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May 27, 2015

Isaiah 65:1-12, 2 Timothy 2:14-26, Luke 11:53–12:12 My mother would make yeast rolls, especially during the holidays. The aroma of them baking filled the whole house with deliciousness. From time to time, the rolls would not rise as they were … Continue reading

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May 26, 2015

2 Timothy 1:15-2:13 What can we be sure of? Of what can we be certain? “Death and taxes,” says the old adage. But maybe the adage is too old. And maybe the people who think that way – seven-year-olds – … Continue reading

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May 25, 2015

2 Timothy 1:1-14 The seminarian knelt upon the chancel steps anticipating the moment ahead. A life spent studying the Holy Scriptures, a life filled with encouragement from family and teachers, suddenly reaches the moment of ordination. Through the laying on … Continue reading

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Pentcost Sunday Sermon Audio

May 24, 2015 – Pentecost Sunday Click the links below for sermon audio. “The Holy Spirit Has Come: What Does That Mean for My Life Today?,” Pr. Stéphane Kalonji, Reformation Lutheran Church, New Bern, NC “Convocation,” Pr. Mark Ryman, Saint John’s … Continue reading

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May 24, 2015

1 Corinthians 2:1-13; John 14:21-29 In 1 Corinthians 2 we hear the words of Paul, who after a personal encounter with our risen Savior, became the most productive communicator of the Gospel message. Paul writes that he came to the … Continue reading

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