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Holy Trinity Ankeny

Listen to sermons from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Dec 21, 2015

Advent is a time of peeling back the layers of wounds and scars in our lives. That brokenness is where we find Jesus. The gift is God's love to all.

Dec 14, 2015

The commands to have a happy holiday and a merry Christmas are everywhere. It is a nice sentiment, but have you watched the news? How does the call for peace and joy in this season become more than a spiritual sentiment, a saying on a card? Is joy, hope, or peace even possible? Perhaps not if you look to buy it, build...

Dec 7, 2015

We spend a great deal of time and effort getting ready for holiday festivities. We prepare the baked goods; prepare the gift list; prepare the house to receive guests; prepare our wardrobes for parties; prepare the liquor cabinet for entertaining. Are we prepared for Jesus to show up in the middle of things? Are we...

Nov 30, 2015

Fear is a way of life for us. Today we are afraid of terrorists and refugees, warfare in faraway places and violence on our own streets. On any given day, we can be overcome by the fear of not having enough and having too much. We fear aging and fear the only alternative – death. Politicians and advertisers play on...

Nov 23, 2015

We live in a world where the primary tool of power is violence. Jesus has a different way. Listen and hear Jesus' response to violence in the world.