Sermon Archive

Bold, unapologetic, and practical teaching each week at Life Church Austin, Texas.

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Christmas Lights: Part One: Coming Lights
Sunday, December 7, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

One of the best parts of the Christmas Season is seeing all the lights. Throughout town, on homes, and around Christmas trees the lights are beautiful. Though this is a tradition, there is a deeper meaning.

This sermon series called, Christmas Lights, will celebrate the significance of the Light that has come into our world.

Why I Give
Sunday, November 30, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey
Lost and Found: Part Three: Redefining Found
Sunday, November 23, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

What does it mean to be LOST or far away from God? What does it mean to be FOUND or closer to God? This sermon series will challenge both believers and doubters to see having a relationship with God in a whole new way.

Lost and Found: Part Two: Redefining Lost
Sunday, November 16, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

What does it mean to be LOST or far away from God? What does it mean to be FOUND or closer to God? This sermon series will challenge both believers and doubters to see having a relationship with God in a whole new way.

Lost and Found: Part One: Lost and Found
Sunday, November 9, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

What does it mean to be LOST or far away from God? What does it mean to be FOUND or closer to God? This sermon series will challenge both believers and doubters to see having a relationship with God in a whole new way.

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part Nine: Picture
Sunday, November 2, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part Eight: Sex
Sunday, October 26, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part Seven: Forgiveness
Sunday, October 19, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part Six: Conflict
Sunday, October 12, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part Five: Needs
Sunday, October 5, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part Four: Love
Sunday, September 28, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part Three: Roles
Sunday, September 21, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part Two: Power
Sunday, September 14, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

When Imperfect People Say I Do: Part One: Mystery
Sunday, September 7, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

Couples standing at an altar saying, "I do," don't always realize the negative and powerful influence their imperfections will have on their marriages. It affects everything from their communication and parenting to their sex life.

This sermon series will explore how imperfect people can have strong and satisfying marriages. Whether you are single or married, we invite you to join us!

Together: Part 3: Cure for Stumbling
Sunday, August 31, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

A troubling study published in the American Sociological Review states that the number of people saying there is no one with whom they discuss important matters nearly tripled in the past 30 years. Now 25% report they have no confidants, family or non-family. They found that another 20% only have one person they can approach. This means that close to half of all Americans are very isolated. The study found that unprecedented numbers of Americans are lonely. This series offers a biblical alternative to this relational poverty that Americans are facing.

Together: Part 2: An Example Worth Following
Sunday, August 24, 2014 :: Tim Schlung

A troubling study published in the American Sociological Review states that the number of people saying there is no one with whom they discuss important matters nearly tripled in the past 30 years. Now 25% report they have no confidants, family or non-family. They found that another 20% only have one person they can approach. This means that close to half of all Americans are very isolated. The study found that unprecedented numbers of Americans are lonely. This series offers a biblical alternative to this relational poverty that Americans are facing.

Together: Part 1: Lost and Found
Sunday, August 17, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

A troubling study published in the American Sociological Review states that the number of people saying there is no one with whom they discuss important matters nearly tripled in the past 30 years. Now 25% report they have no confidants, family or non-family. They found that another 20% only have one person they can approach. This means that close to half of all Americans are very isolated. The study found that unprecedented numbers of Americans are lonely. This series offers a biblical alternative to this relational poverty that Americans are facing.

Alive: Part 4: Rescued
Sunday, August 3, 2014 :: Josh Margason

Life can be a challenge. When we feel overwhelmed, tired, or are facing hardship, the teachings of Christianity which were intended to give us life can actually feel like a burden - a list of do’s and don’ts. However, when we look to Christ, our perspective is dramatically changed. This sermon series is about seeing our Christian life in a new light and feeling alive! 

Alive: Part 3: Releasing the Weights That Cause You to Drown
Sunday, July 27, 2014 :: Tim Schlung

Life can be a challenge. When we feel overwhelmed, tired, or are facing hardship, the teachings of Christianity which were intended to give us life can actually feel like a burden - a list of do’s and don’ts. However, when we look to Christ, our perspective is dramatically changed. This sermon series is about seeing our Christian life in a new light and feeling alive! We invite you to join us!

Alive: Part 2: A Life Preserver While Drowning
Sunday, July 20, 2014 :: Tim Schlung

Life can be a challenge. When we feel overwhelmed, tired, or are facing hardship, the teachings of Christianity which were intended to give us life can actually feel like a burden - a list of do’s and don’ts. However, when we look to Christ, our perspective is dramatically changed. This sermon series is about seeing our Christian life in a new light and feeling alive! We invite you to join us!

Alive: Part 1: Having Peace While Drowning
Sunday, July 13, 2014 :: Chad Wright

Life can be a challenge. When we feel overwhelmed, tired, or are facing hardship, the teachings of Christianity which were intended to give us life can actually feel like a burden - a list of do’s and don’ts. However, when we look to Christ, our perspective is dramatically changed. This sermon series is about seeing our Christian life in a new light and feeling alive! We invite you to join us!

Simple: Part 3: do
Sunday, July 6, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

In spite of what you may have heard, thought, or experienced, the message of Jesus is really quite simple. Jesus did not come to complicate things. Jesus came to connect with, not confuse, people. Today, we wrap up the sermon series by taking a look at Matthew 7:24-29; the parable of the wise man and the foolish man. 

Simple: Part 2: believe
Sunday, June 29, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

In spite of what you may have heard, thought, or experienced, the message of Jesus is really quite simple. Jesus did not come to complicate things. Jesus came to connect with, not confuse, people. In this new sermon series, we will unpack the compelling simplicity of Jesus’ message to us. This message takes a look at Romans 3:21-26 and what it means to believe.

Simple: Part 1: follow
Sunday, June 22, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

In spite of what you may have heard, thought, or experienced, the message of Jesus is really quite simple. Jesus did not come to complicate things. Jesus came to connect with, not confuse, people. In this new sermon series, we will unpack the compelling simplicity of Jesus’ message to us. This message takes a look at Matthew 9:9-13 with Jesus' invitation to Matthew to follow him.

Unstuck: Part 9: Unstuck from Tradition
Sunday, June 15, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

“I’m stuck.” This is one of the most common complaints people have. In fact, according to researchers, more Americans feel stuck today than at any other time in decades. Stuck in jobs, relationships, depression, and addictions. 

We invite you to join us on Sundays at Life Church for a sermon series called, Unstuck, where we’ll talk about getting unstuck in different areas of our lives.

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