Lakeland Community Church
Jesus and the Little Children and the Rich Ruler

Jesus and the Little Children and the Rich Ruler

April 14, 2019

In this message we learn that two classic accounts (Jesus encounter with the little children and the rich ruler) are actually related with one central message about trusting God.

“Grief, Death, Spiritual Death”

“Grief, Death, Spiritual Death”

April 7, 2019

Grief is the application. Death is the subject. Our culture doesn’t believe in death. But Christianity does - and it has an answer: resurrection. How dead was Jesus? All dead, not just mostly dead. What can be gain from embracing death? Life.

“Desert Wisdom”: Flee! Silence! Rest/Pray!”

“Desert Wisdom”: Flee! Silence! Rest/Pray!”

March 31, 2019

These were the three admonitions Arsenius told the Cenobium as the call to contemplative prayer. This call is so very needy today.

Prayers of the Pharisee & the Tax Collector

Prayers of the Pharisee & the Tax Collector

March 24, 2019

"Christians are arrogant" This is among the top reasons why people avoid church. Is this true? Does following Jesus make Christians better than other people? What did Jesus himself say about this?

Prayer of the Persistent Widow

Prayer of the Persistent Widow

March 17, 2019

It is hard to continue praying when the world around us is falling apart and we can't see God.  In this message Jesus encourages us to persevere in prayer using a story that is so surprising we forget it is supposed to be funny.