Living Faith Lutheran Church
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
God's Work. Our Hands.

Pastor Sandra's Sermons

The Rev. Sandra Cox Shaw - Living Faith Lutheran's pastor since 2005 - is renowned for her sermons. They're full of fresh insights into Scripture & Biblical history ... words of inspiration & encouragement ... and practical guidance for everyday life. Pastor Sandra graduated with honors in homiletics (preaching) from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa., where she earned a Master's Degree in Divinity.

Click on the Stream MP3 links below to hear recent Living Faith sermons - from Pastor Sandra and guest preachers. You can also save any sermon to your PC or mobile device. Just go to the E-zekiel.tv player that pops up when you click any of the links below ... scroll down in the player window and right-click on the Download audio option  ... then choose "Save Target as" and download the MP3. (Most files are between 3 & 5 MB.) Of course, Pastor Sandra's sermons are best experienced live - so please join us this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and worship with us!  

It's a Good Friday Kind of World, But...
Our God of Mercy, Miracles & New Beginnings Is Moving Rocks -
and Urging Us to Share the Good News of Easter with All Who Suffer
  March 31, 2013 (Easter Sunday)    Duration: 10:44

    Stream MP3      Scriptural Reference: Luke 24:1-12 

An Amazing & Costly Gift
Lazarus, Mary & Martha Thank Jesus for His Brave and
Boundless Generosity; How Will We Show Our Gratitude?
  March 17, 2013 (Fifth Sunday in Lent)    Duration: 11:49

    Stream MP3     Scriptural Reference: John 12:1-8 & John 11:45-57

A Compassionate, Peacemaking Father
God Is Merciful & Welcoming - and We Are Called to Shun
Righteous Resentment and Celebrate When Prodigals Return
Preaching: Deacon Pete Fotheringham, Minister of Word and Service
  March 10, 2013 (Fourth Sunday in Lent)    Duration: 10:10

    Stream MP3     Scriptural Reference: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 & Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32  

Of Fig Trees & Spirtual Manure
Our Loving, Forgiving God Is Like a Patient Gardener -
Eager to Give Us Another Season to Bear Good Fruit
Preaching: Deacon Pete Fotheringham, Minister of Word and Service
  March 3, 2013 (Third Sunday in Lent)    Duration: 8:58

    Stream MP3     Scriptural Reference: Luke 13:1-9 

No Need for a 'Plan B'
God Always Keeps His Promises, and God's Timing Is
Always Perfect ... Even When It Leaves Us Confused
  February 24, 2013 (Second Sunday in Lent)     Duration: 10:25

    Stream MP3     Scriptural Reference: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18

The Wilderness as Classroom
In Times of Loneliness, Scarcity, Temptation & Disorientation,
It's Important to Remember Who We Are ... and Whose We Are
  February 17, 2013 (First Sunday in Lent)    Duration: 14:38

    Stream MP3     Scriptural Reference:   Luke 4:1-13

Our Lenten Call of Transformation
What It Means to Die unto Ourselves ... Set Aside Our Egos
& Agendas ... and Follow the Fast That God Chooses for Us
  February 13, 2013 (Ash Wednesday)    Duration: 10:55

    Stream MP3     Scriptural Reference: Isaiah 58:1-12

Off the Mountaintop & Into Ministry
Listen to Jesus, Take Risks & Never Lose Heart
When Carrying Out God's Often Challenging Work
  February 10, 2013 (Transfiguration of Our Lord)    Duration: 12:27

    Stream MP3      Scriptural Reference: Luke 9:28-36

Love, Law & Les Miserables
What the Musical - and 1st Corinthians - can teach us about
growing as Christians & disagreeing without being disagreeable
  February 3, 2013  (Fourth Sunday after Epiphany)    Duration: 13:05

    Stream MP3     Scriptural Reference: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Inaugural Address at Nazareth
Jesus' Surprising Agenda ... and Our Call to
Spread the Good News & Avoid 'Pretty Lies'
  January 27, 2013  (Third Sunday after Epiphany)      Duration: 9:44

    Stream MP3       Scriptural Reference:  Luke 4:14-21

That First, Reluctant Miracle
What Cana Show Us about Jesus' Mission and God's Abundance
  January 20, 2013  (Second Sunday after Epiphany)      Duration: 12:34

    Stream MP3      Scriptural Reference: John 2:1-11

John & Jesus at the Jordan
The Commitments - and Dangers - That Come with Baptism
  January 13, 2013  (Baptism of Our Lord)     Duration: 12:26

    Stream MP3     Scriptural Reference: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

An Epiphany Journey
What the Magi Can Teach Us about Faith &
Science, Giving Generously and Joyful Worship
  January 6, 2013  (Epiphany of Our Lord)    Duration: 13:38
    Stream MP3    Scriptural Reference: Matthew 2:1-12
 
The Joyous Surprise of Christmas
God's Light Pierces Our Darkness ... a Baby Changes
Everything ... and through Jesus, All Things Are Possible
  December 24, 2012  (Nativity of Our Lord)     Duration: 5:03

    Stream MP3    Scriptural Reference: John 1:1-5, 14

Mary's Magnificent Song
The Holy Spirit is Strong and Upside Down - and We
Are Called to Join the Celebration & Shake up the World
  December 23, 2012  (Fourth Sunday of Advent)    Duration: 11:24

    Stream MP3    Scriptural Reference: Luke 1:39-55

 'What Then Should We Do?'
John the Baptist Leads Us out of the Spiritual Wilderness ...
on a Challenging Path of Compassion & Justice
  December 16, 2012  (Third Sunday of Advent)    Duration: 8:37

    Stream MP3    Scriptural Reference: Luke 3:7-18

Bishop Graham on Our 60-Year Anniversary
'This Is Where God Has Promised to Be at Work'
Guest Preacher:  The Rev. Richard H. Graham, Bishop of the Metropolitan
Washington, DC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
  December 9, 2012  (Second Sunday of Advent)    Duration: 8:51

   Stream MP3    Scriptural Reference: Luke 3:1-6

An Advent of Waiting, Hope & Promises
Christ is Coming, and God Is Always With Us
  December 2, 2012  (First Sunday of Advent)    Duration: 11:17

    Stream MP3    Scriptural Reference: Jeremiah 33:14-16 & Luke 21:25-36