Sermon Archive

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

Sermons

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.

Unstuck: Part 8: Unstuck from Isolation
Sunday, June 8, 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.

Unstuck: Part 7: Unstuck from Bitterness
Sunday, June 1, 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.

Unstuck: Part 6: Unstuck from Depression
Sunday, May 25, 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.

Unstuck: Part 5: Unstuck from Greed
Sunday, May 18, 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.

Unstuck: Part 4: Unstuck from Comfort
Sunday, May 11, 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.

Unstuck: Part 3: Unstuck from Addiction
Sunday, May 4, 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.

Unstuck: Part 2: Unstuck from Failure
Sunday, April 27, 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.

Unstuck: Part 1: Getting Unstuck
Sunday, April 20, 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.

There's No App For That: Part 14: Changing a Life: James 5:19-20
Sunday, April 13, 2014 :: Brian Lightsey

There is an app for almost everything. But there are no simple apps you can download to deal with your daily challenges. You need something more. As we move into a New Year, we will be walking through one of the most practical books of the Bible, the Book of James, where you will experience God’s applications for the real issues of life.

This message covers James 5:19-20 and talks about changing a life.

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Disaster can strike at anytime leaving you in shock and ill-equipped to handle the days that follow. No one ever expects it to happen to them. This class will help you and your family be physically and spiritually prepared for unexpected disastrous events. The topics of this class include: Why Prepare, Teamwork and the Power of a Plan, How to be Water Wise and Food Sense, Power Alley, Having a Safe Home, About Grab & Go Bags, and Establishing Home Security. Location: Life Church Fusion 56 Building. Length: 6 Sessions Contact: Kristen Adams (ADRN@yourlifechurch.org)
Sep 27 6:30p
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Preparedness Peace
Disaster can strike at anytime leaving you in shock and ill-equipped to handle the days that follow. No one ever expects it to happen to them. This class will help you and your family be physically and spiritually prepared for unexpected disastrous events. The topics of this class include: Why Prepare, Teamwork and the Power of a Plan, How to be Water Wise and Food Sense, Power Alley, Having a Safe Home, About Grab & Go Bags, and Establishing Home Security. Location: Life Church Fusion 56 Building. Length: 6 Sessions Contact: Kristen Adams (ADRN@yourlifechurch.org)
Sep 28 All day
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Kairos Women's Prison Mission Trip
A Christian Prison Ministry bringing Christ's love and forgiveness to incarcerated residents at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Hobby Unit in Marlin, Texas. For more information contact Elaine Schlung (admin@yourlifechurch.org)
Sep 28 6:30p
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Kairos Women's Prison Mission Trip
A Christian Prison Ministry bringing Christ's love and forgiveness to incarcerated residents at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Hobby Unit in Marlin, Texas. For more information contact Elaine Schlung (admin@yourlifechurch.org)
Sep 30 All day
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Kairos Women's Prison Mission Trip
A Christian Prison Ministry bringing Christ's love and forgiveness to incarcerated residents at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Hobby Unit in Marlin, Texas. For more information contact Elaine Schlung (admin@yourlifechurch.org)

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