Preaching the Faith He Once Tried to Destroy – 11 June 2017

Paul, a former persecutor of the faith, recounts his history to convince the Galatians of the truth and importance of his message. The Gospel he preaches he received directly from Jesus. This calls us to believe Paul’s message and to rejoice in his transformation of grace. Pastor Matt preaching on Galatians 1: 1-5. Full manuscript […]

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Turning to a Different Gospel – 4 June 2017

The apostle Paul wrote this letter, the oldest letter we have from Paul, to the churches in the region of Galatia out of concern that they were departing from the truth of gospel of grace, the gospel of Jesus Christ. “I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by […]

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Going Public – 21 May 2017

Baptism is a public declaration of faith in Jesus Christ, a statement to the world that the one being baptized believes in Jesus and has been saved from their sins by Jesus and what Jesus did for them on the Cross. And they are now publicly identifying themselves as a follower of Jesus. This is […]

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To The Churches of Galatia – 28 May 2017

We will be spending the Summer months working through the book of Galatians. Galatians a short book, but it’s a challenging one. And it’s important to get it right. Our new sermon series on Galatians is titled “The Truth of the Gospel.” That’s a phrase that the apostle Paul uses a number of times in […]

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Songs of Joy – 14 May 2017

It’s Mother’s Day and we spent some time pondering Psalm 126 to see how it can apply to our lives. Pastor Matt encourages the moms (and the rest of us) to Thank God for Songs of Joy in the Past and Trust God for Songs of Joy in the Future. Pastor Matt preaching on Psalm […]

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Where Stands It Written – 7 May 2017

LEFC turns 125 years old this year. To mark this 125th year, Pastor Matt will preach a special set of sermons over the course of the whole year that revisit and reflect and reconnect with the core values that have under-girded and shaped our church for the last 125 years. This series is called “Gospel […]

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The Church that Prays Together – 23 April 2017

LEFC turns 125 years old this year. To mark this 125th year, Pastor Matt will preach a special set of sermons over the course of the whole year that revisit and reflect and reconnect with the core values that have under-girded and shaped our church for the last 125 years. This series is called “Gospel […]

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Forsaken No Longer – 16 April 2017

For the last several weeks we have been studying Psalm 22 together as a church family. We have seen how David felt a taste of being forsaken. We have seen how Jesus was completely forsaken on the Cross. Today we review the greatest comeback of all time – Jesus’ resurrection! In the resurrection, Jesus is […]

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Godforsaken : Jesus – 9 April 2017

As we enter Passion week, we once again look to Psalm 22. Psalm 22 captures the experience of our Lord at His crucifixion. This is the psalm that was on His lips as He bled and died for us and our salvation. Jesus was forsaken so that his people will never be! Pastor Matt preaching […]

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Darko Vika – 2 April 2017

Our missionary, Darko Vika, joined us for the weekend and shared an update on his ministry before opening God’s word and sharing with us. When we see how Jesus suffered on the cross, we should realize that this was our condition before being saved. We should realize that because of the cross, we have access […]

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