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June 18, 2107: The Second Sunday after Pentecost: “God Stooping – To Us

June 11, 2017: Holy Trinity Sunday: “Four ‘All’s’ of the Great Commission

June 4, 2017: The Day of Pentecost: Pentecost—Obey, Receive and Proclaim

May 28, 2017: The Ascension of Our Lord: “Why Celebrate the Ascension?

May 21, 2017: The Sixth Sunday of Easter: “More Honey with Flies

May 14, 2017: The Fifth Sunday of Easter: “The Best Part About Heaven

May 7, 2017: The Fourth Sunday of Easter: “Valleys and Mountaintops

April 30, 2017: The Third Sunday of Easter: “Our Road to Emmaus” – Guest Pastor Larry Rabon

April 23, 2017: The Second Sunday of Easter: “Whom Do You Trust

April 16, 2017: Easter: The Resurrection of Our Lord! – “Love Brought Them Back

April 9, 2017: Palm Sunday – “Who is This?

April 2, 2017: The Fifth Sunday of Lent – “Tears of Sadness, Tears of Gladness

March 26, 2017: The Fourth Sunday of Lent – “Loyalty Brings Revelation

March 19, 2017: The Third Sunday of Lent – “More Than He Asked For

March 12, 2017: The Second Sunday of Lent – “The Gospel in a Nutshell

March 5, 2017: The First Sunday of Lent – “A Blessing in Disguise

March 1, 2017: Ash Wednesday – “This Man Went Home Justified

February 26, 2017: The Transfiguration of Our Lord – Guest Pastor Carl A. Voges

February 19, 2017: The Seventh Sunday after Epiphany – “May I Still Thy Goodness Prove

February 12, 2017: The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany – “Jimmy, Gerald, and George

February 5, 2017: The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – “The Salt and Light of the World

January 29, 2017: The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany – “What Does the LORD Require of You?

January 22, 2017: The Third Sunday after Epiphany – “Why the Cross?

January 15, 2017: The Second Sunday after Epiphany – Guest Pastor Carl A. Voges

January 8, 2017: The Baptism of Our Lord – “It’s the Right Thing to Do!

January 1, 2017: The Epiphany of Our Lord – “Your Light Has Come

December 24, 2016: Christmas Eve – “The Faith of Christmas

December 18, 2016: The Fourth Sunday in Advent – “Unbelief of a Different Kind

December 11, 2016: The Third Sunday in Advent – “Faith on the Edge of Unbelief

December 4, 2016: The Second Sunday in Advent – “The Axe at the Root of the Tree

November 27, 2016: The First Sunday in Advent -“Branches Cut from the Trees

November 20, 2016: Christ the King Sunday – “The Joy of Sharing

November 13, 2016:  The Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost – 
Your Opportunity to Witness

November 6, 2016: All Saints’ Sunday – Guest Pastor Carl A. Voges

October 30, 2016: Reformation Sunday – Guest Pastor Matthew Christensen

October 23, 2016: The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost – “There’s Nothing Wrong with Me

October 16, 2016: The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost – “Strength for Today; Bright Hope for Tomorrow

October 9, 2016: The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost – “Running on Empty, Arriving on Full

October 2, 2016: The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – “Getting What We’ve Got Coming

September 25, 2016: The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “Take Hold of Eternal Life

September 18, 2016: The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “A Peaceful and Quiet Life

September 11, 2016: The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 

Turning Complaints into Celebration

September 4, 2016: The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “On Carrying the Cross

August 28, 2016: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “Who Do You See?

August 21, 2016: The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “The Narrow Door

August 14, 2016: The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “A Division in the House

August 7, 2016: The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost – “Noteworthy Examples of Faith

July 31, 2016: The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – “The Man with Six I’s

July 24, 2016: The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost – The Three P’s of Proficiency in Prayer

July 17, 2016: The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost – “Saved to Save” – Guest Pastor Chaplain Curt Cizek

July 10, 2016: The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: Pentecost 8 – Guest Pastor Carl A. Voges

July 3, 2016: The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: “Bearing Burdens—Others’ and Our Own

June 26, 2016: The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: “Determination and Sacrifice

June 19, 2016: The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: “An Unusual Departure

June 12, 2016: The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: “Not I, But Christ

June 5, 2016: The Third Sunday after Pentecost : “Are You alive?” – Pastor Sizemore

May 29, 2016: The Second Sunday after Pentecost – “A Most Amazing Faith” – Pastor Sizemore

May 22, 2016: Holy Trinity Sunday – “I Am Who I Am” – Pastor Sizemore

May 15, 2015: The Rite of Confirmation on Pentecost Day – “Continue in What You’ve Learned” – Pastor Sizemore

May 8, 2016: Ascension Sunday – “A Joyful Mother’s Day” – Pastor Sizemore

May 1, 2016: The Sixth Sunday of Easter – “Overcoming the World” – Pastor Sizemore

April 24, 2016: The Fifth Sunday of Easter – “How the Hope of Heaven Helps Us Now” – Pastor Sizemore

April 17, 2016: The Fourth Sunday of Easter – “The Lord’s My Shepherd” – Pastor Wilson

April 10, 2016: The Third Sunday of Easter – “Who Goes There, Friend or Foe?” – Pastor Wilson

April 3, 2016: The Second Sunday of Easter – “My Lord and My God” – Pastor Sizemore

March 27, 2016: The Resurrection of Our Lord – Easter Sunday – “Why Believe the Good News of Easter?” – Pastor Sizemore

March 26, 2016: The Great Easter Vigil – “All Shook Up” – Pastor Sizemore

March 25th, 2016: Good FridayNo recording due to technical difficulties.

March 24, 2016: Maundy Thursday – “The Debt of Love We Owe” – Pastor Sizemore

March 20, 2016: Palm Sunday – “The Parade That Took a Week to Complete” – Pastor Wilson

March 13, 2016: The Fifth Sunday in Lent – “Costly Extravagance” – Pastor Sizemore

March 6, 2016: The Fourth Sunday in Lent – “What are the Terms of Forgiveness?” – Pastor Wilson

February 28, 2016: The Third Sunday in Lent – “Reserving Judgment, Renewing Mercy” – Pastor Sizemore

February 21, 2016: The Second Sunday in Lent – “Kill the Preacher” – Pastor Wilson

February 14, 2016: The First Sunday in LentThe Installation of Assistant Pastor Jeffrey J. Wilson – “God on the Move” – The Rev. Dr. Brent D. Smith, Executive Director, Mission Development, Southeastern District, LCMS

Midweek Lenten Series: “Sounds of the Passion”
February 10, 2016: Ash Wednesday – “Ripping Cloth” – Pastor Sizemore

February 7, 2016: Transfiguration Sunday – “They Saw His Glory” – Pastor Sizemore

January 31, 2016: The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany – “The Gracious Stubbornness of God” – Pastor Sizemore

January 24, 2016: The Third Sunday after the Epiphany – “Today, This Scripture has been Fulfilled, in Your Hearing” – Pastor Wilson

January 17, 2016: The Second Sunday after the Epiphany – “Recipients of God’s Glory” – Pastor Sizemore

January 10, 2016: The Baptism of Our Lord – “Holy Baptism – A Growing Appreciation” – Pastor Sizemore

January 3, 2016: Epiphany Sunday – “Epiphany Light for a Dark World” – Pastor Wilson

December 27, 2015: The First Sunday after Christmas: “An Instant Replay of Christmas” – Pastor Sizemore

December 25, 2015: Christmas Day – Guest Pastor Carl Voges

December 24, 2015: Christmas Eve 7 PM – “Why God Thought of Christmas” – Pastor Sizemore

December 20, 2015: The Fourth Sunday of Advent – “The Blessed Visitation” – Pastor Sizemore

December 13, 2015: The Third Sunday of Advent – “Jesus’ Help—Sought and Received or Outright Rejected” – Pastor Sizemore

December 6, 2015: The Second Sunday of Advent – “God’s Ever-Expanding Superhighway” – Pastor Sizemore

November 29, 2015: The First Sunday of Advent – “Happy New Year, Already?!” – Pastor Wilson

November 25, 2015: Thanksgiving Eve – “A Proper Thank You” – Pastor Sizemore

November 22, 2015: Christ the King Sunday – “A Different Kind of King” – Pastor Sizemore

November 15, 2015: The Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost – “Empowered by God’s Grace to Serve” – Pastor Sizemore

November 8, 2015: The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost – “Empowered by Grace to Give” – Pastor Sizemore

November 1, 2015: All Saints Day – “Empowered by Grace to Witness” – Pastor Wilson

October 25, 2015:  Reformation Sunday – “God’s Pursuit of Us” – Pastor Sizemore

October 18, 2015: The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost – “Seek the Kingdom of God First!” – Pastor Wilson (Note: Please turn up the volume on your device.)

October 11, 2015: The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – “Difficult, but Not Impossible” – Pastor Sizemore

October 4, 2015: The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “Lest We Drift Away” – Pastor Sizemore  (Audio unavailable due to inclement weather.)

September 27, 2015: The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “Some Do’s and Don’ts of Discipleship” – Pastor Sizemore

September 20, 2015:  The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – “Discipleship 101” – Pastor Wilson

September 13, 2015: The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “I Believe…Help My Unbelief!” – Pastor Wilson

September 6, 2015: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “The Measuring Stick of God” – Pastor Sizemore

August 30, 2015: The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “Teach Them to Your Children” – Pastor Sizemore

August 23, 2015: The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost – “Traditions VS. Commandments?” – Pastor Wilson

August 16, 2015: The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, “Do You Have Life in You?” – Pastor Sizemore

August 9, 2015: The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, “That Lonely Feeling” – Pastor Sizemore

August 2, 2015: The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost – Sermon unavailable due to technical difficulties.

July 26, 2015: The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, “Don’t Forget to Remember” – Pastor Sizemore

July 19, 2015: The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, “Our Compassionate Good Shepherd” – Pastor Sizemore

July 12, 2015: The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, “Afraid of Looking Foolish
– Pastor Sizemore

July 5, 2015: The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, “Drawing on God’s Own Strength
– Pastor Sizemore

June 28, 2015: The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, “Young One, ARISE!” – Pastor Wilson

June 21, 2015: The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, “Wide Open Hearts” – Pastor Wilson

June 14, 2015: The Third Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 9-B – Pastor Wilson

June 7, 2015:  The Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 8-B: “Memory and Hope

May 31, 2015:  Holy Trinity Sunday: “The Holiness of God

May 24, 2015:  Pentecost Sunday: “Pentecost—As a Present Reality

May 17, 2015:  Ascension Sunday: “Jesus Christ is Lord of All
Guest Preacher, The Rev. Helmut W. Straeuli, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Durban, South Africa

May 10, 2015: The Sixth Sunday of Easter: “Some Last Words about Love

May 3, 2015: The Fifth Sunday of Easter: “I Am His and He is Mine

April 26, 2015:  The Fourth Sunday of Easter: “The Good Shepherd: What Picture Do You Have of Him?

April 25, 2015:  LWML Southern Zone Rally: “Growing in Faith”

April 19, 2015:  The Third Sunday of Easter:  “It Was Not Me! It Was the Holy Spirit

April 12, 2015: The Second Sunday of Easter:  “Open Grave, Open Hearts

April 5, 2015:  EASTER: “What If There Had Been No Easter

April 3, 2015:  Good Friday: “Nailed to the Cross

April 2, 2015: Maundy Thursday: “Christ Like Love

March 29, 2015:  Palm Sunday: “Your King Comes to You

March 22, 2015: The Fifth Sunday of Lent: “St. Patrick, Slave and Servant”
Guest Preacher, Pastor Jeff Wilson

March 15, 2015:  The Fourth Sunday of Lent: “But God

March 8, 2015:  The Third Sunday of Lent: “Lift High the Cross

March 1, 2015:  The Second Sunday of Lent: “The Privilege of Paupers

February 22, 2015:  The First Sunday of Lent:  “Tempted, Yet Triumphant

February 18, 2015:  Ash Wednesday:  “The Call to Repentance

February 15, 2015:  Transfiguration Sunday:  “A Transfigured Lord and a Transfigured Church

February 8, 2015: The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany: “Pressing Needs and Long Range Goals

February 1, 2015:  The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany:  “What Have You to Do with Us

January 25, 2015:  The Third Sunday after the Epiphany: “Jonah, the Reluctant Prophet

January 18, 2015: The Second Sunday after the Epiphany: “Nathanael, A Disciple without Deceit

January 11, 2015:  The Baptism of our Lord:  “Drumroll, Please!

January 4, 2015:  Epiphany Sunday:  “The Fourth Gift of the Wise Men

December 28, 2014: Christmas 1:  “Adoption Accomplished

December 24, 2014:  Christmas Eve:  “No Room in the Inn

December 21, 2014: The Fourth Sunday in Advent:  Gabriel, Mysterious Messenger of God

December 7, 2014:  The Second Sunday in Advent:  “A Cure for Despair

November 30, 2014:  The First Sunday in Advent: “LAMENT AND REPENT

November 26, 2014:  Thanksgiving Eve Worship: “Dearest Lord We Are Much Obliged!

November 23, 2014:  Christ The King Sunday:  “If Christ is Our King, What Does This Mean?”

November 16, 2014:  The 23rd Sunday After Pentecost:  “The Lifestyle of Stewards – Potential and Productivity” – Stewardship Emphasis, Week 3

November 9, 2014:  The 22nd Sunday After Pentecost:  “The Purpose of the Steward – Letting Your Light Shine!” – Stewardship Emphasis, Week 2

November 2, 2014:  All Saints’ Sunday:   “The Identity of the Steward – Called to be Saints”  – Stewardship Emphasis, Week 1

October 26, 2014:  Reformation Sunday:  “Good News of Which to Be Proud

October 19, 2014:  The 19th Sunday After Pentecost: “We Know God Has Chosen You

October 12, 2014:  The 18th Sunday After Pentecost:  “Encouragement on Demand

October 5, 2014:  The 17th Sunday After Pentecost:  “Perseverance of the Soul

September 28, 2014:  The 16th Sunday After Pentecost:  “The Upside of Giving Up

September 21, 2014:  The 15th Sunday After Pentecost: “Reflecting God’s Genersosity to Others

September 14, 2014:  The 14th Sunday After Pentecost:  “The God Who Doesn’t Keep Score

September 7, 2014:  The 13th Sunday After Pentecost:  “Underestimating the Powers of Sin and Grace

August 31, 2014:  The 12th Sunday After Pentecost:  “Stumbling Block or Stepping Stone

August 24, 2014:  The 11th Sunday After Pentecost:  “Building Your Life on the Mercies of God

August 17, 2014:  The 10th Sunday After Pentecost: “Great is Your Faith

August 10, 2014:  The 9th Sunday After Pentecost: “How Can You Know It Is Jesus

August 3, 2014:  The 8th Sunday After Pentecost:  “Jesus, the Life of the Party

July 20, 2014:  The 6th Sunday After Pentecost:  “Living Freely as God’s Children

July 6, 2014:  The The 4th Sunday After Pentecost, from Pastor Carl Voges

June 29, 2014:  The 3rd Sunday After Pentecost: “The Rewards Are the Same

June 22, 2014:  The 2nd Sunday After Pentecost: “Do Not Be Afraid!

June 15, 2014, Holy Trinity Sunday: “So You Thought You Knew God!

June 8, 2014:  Pentecost Sunday: “Pentecost: Summed Up in One Word

June 1, 2014:  The Ascension of Our Lord:  “Crown Him the Lord of Love

May 25, 2014: The Sixth Sunday in Easter:  “No Jesus, No Peace; Know Jesus, Know Peace!

May 18, 2014:  The Fifth Sunday in Easter:  “Seeing the Glory of God

May 11, 2014:  The Fourth Sunday in Easter:  Good Shepherd SundayWe Belong to God!

May 4, 2014:  The Third Sunday in Easter:  “Changed Lives Change Lives

April 27, 2014: The Second Sunday in Easter:  “Praise God for Your Eternal Inheritance

April 20, 2014:  Easter: “Guess What? He’s Back!

April 13, 2014:  Palm Sunday: “Shouting Stones or Silent Disciple

April 6, 2014:  The Fifth Sunday in Lent: “Our Tears in God’s Bottle

March 30, 2014: The Fourth Sunday in Lent: “Take A Closer Look

March 23, 2014: The Third Sunday in Lent: “A Scarlet Lettered Samaritan

March 16, 2014: The Second Sunday in Lent: “An Open Invitation

March 9, 2014: The First Sunday in Lent:  “Hollow Leg Spirituality

March 2, 2014:  “Why Three? Why Two? Why Me? Why You?
                                 Transfiguration Sunday

February 23, 2014: “Tune My Heart to Sing Thy Grace

February 9, 2014: “In the World, but Not of the World Disciples”

February 2, 2014:  “Walk Humbly With Your God”

January 26, 2014:  “Enlightened By the Light

January 19, 2014:  “Behold! The Lamb of God!”