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Listen to sermons from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Feb 11, 2019

People often ask why God doesn’t do something about the evil, suffering and darkness in the world. At first flush, that seems a fair question. If you read the story of God and God’s people, however, you will see that God has indeed acted consistently to place light in the darkness. The light is generated by...


Feb 4, 2019

Today Jesus preaches in his hometown church. They are thrilled that the hometown boy is back, and his reputation for healings and other good works precedes him. But they didn’t hear the sermon they expected, and their joy and excitement turns into anger and rage. Listen to what they heard Jesus preach, and see if you...


Jan 28, 2019

Have you ever thought it would be easier to trust God if a few of those miracles from scripture happened today? Maybe they do. In a world that is so deeply divided that government can’t even run and a shooting happens every day, would it be a miracle if people could actually transcend differences and come together...


Jan 21, 2019

Companies have many different mottos. If there is a motto that would describe today’s culture it might be, “there’s not enough.” We operate in a culture where everything is scarce, except rules. Where the world says there isn’t enough (food, money, time, or grace), Jesus shows us differently. In the Kingdom of...


Jan 14, 2019

God’s word to the people of Judah who are facing the collapse of everything they hold dear and the chaos and suffering of life is: I love you, you are mine. (Isaiah 43)

This pronouncement is made over us as we are baptized, giving us an identity and purpose that transcends all the other attempts to make us fear and...