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Trinity United Methodist Church of Loveland, CO - Sermon Podcast

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Enjoy the messages from Trinity United Methodist Church of Loveland, CO! We are located at 801 N.Cleveland Ave., and gather every Sunday at 10am. For more information, and our complete sermon archive, please check out our website: www.tumc-loveland.org

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April 21, 2024 Signs - How to Discern the Path

April 21, 2024 22:56 - 25 minutes - 59 MB

All sorts of things nudge us, attempting to guide us down their preferred paths. So, how can we discern which of these promptings is from God? Is there a way to distinguish the Spirit's influence from other influences? While God's path is indeed out there, uncovering it often involves some testing.

April 14, 2024 Signs - Don't Miss theTurn

April 14, 2024 20:30 - 18 minutes - 42.8 MB

Gretta Brinson, preaching

April 7, 2024 Signs - The Next Right Thing

April 07, 2024 22:40 - 24 minutes - 55 MB

When we're facing challenges, it's natural to seek clarity on God's intentions and the larger plan for our lives. We often yearn for a grand, overarching view of our purpose. However, is it necessary for us to have such insight? Today, we'll explore how God guides us one step at a time, directing us towards the next right action within God's plan.

March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday - The End or the Beginning?

April 01, 2024 16:45 - 17 minutes - 39.6 MB

Happy Easter from Trinity UMC of Loveland, CO. He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

March 24, 2024 Follow Me - Standing Out from the Crowd

March 24, 2024 22:55 - 25 minutes - 28.5 MB

At times, following Jesus leads us into the midst of a crowd, while other times it calls us to journey alone. How can we discern when to do each? Join us today as we learn how to distinguish between the two! Link to images described in sermons https://www.mauromartins.com/counterflow-photo-series https://images.app.goo.gl/tp5Uz7uA9Fz6CXcc8    

March 17, 2024 Follow Me - Arriving at the Right Destination

March 18, 2024 00:13 - 25 minutes - 29.9 MB

When you're on a long journey, there are moments when you feel helpless. The desire to regain control can be overwhelming. But being in the driver's seat isn't always the best option. Why? Because we often end up lost. So, how can we stay aligned with God's path when we're tempted to assert our own will?

March 10, 2024 Follow Me - There is More

March 11, 2024 02:18 - 25 minutes - 28 MB

During the middle of the Lenten Journey, it can feel like things are dragging on, slow, and kind of boring. Life can be like that sometimes, just the same old routine! So, what does God want us to do when our lives seem stuck in a rut, unable to change? We can't grow or get better unless we start looking for new ways the Spirit can make things fresh again. There is always more to life!

March 3, 2024 Follow Me - Who Are You

March 03, 2024 22:29 - 24 minutes - 19.2 MB

During Lent, we often reflect deeply and might uncover difficult truths about ourselves. But thankfully, God is skilled at helping us deal with these discoveries, reshaping how we see ourselves. The path to Easter feels easier when we're not weighed down by heavy labels.

February 25, 2024 Follow Me - Facing the Dark to Find the Light

February 25, 2024 23:54 - 2 minutes - 3.89 MB

When we walk the Lenten Journey with Jesus, the light of His presence natural exposes our darkness. God sees things we may not even perceive. Jesus draws our attention to that blind spot. So what will happen when we look?

February 18, 2024 Follow Me - The Invitation

February 19, 2024 17:22 - 29 minutes - 54.1 MB

All journeys begin with an invitation. With this year's Lenten trek getting underway, we ask ourselves, what invitation do we need from God this time around? And what invitation is the world looking for from us? 

February 11, 2024 Stages of Grace

February 13, 2024 03:43 - 15 minutes - 19.8 MB

Gretta Brinson, Guest Preacher

February 4, 2024 What the Tech - If Jesus had an iPhone

February 04, 2024 23:47 - 24 minutes - 29.9 MB

Technology has revolutionized how we spread Jesus' message. So, what would Jesus actually do if He were physically here and had an iPhone? What apps would He use? What functions would he emphasize? Today we think about the possibilities. Join us!

January 28, 2024 What the Tech - Fake News vs. Good News

January 28, 2024 23:27 - 23 minutes - 22.4 MB

We live in a world where it's so hard to know what is real news. Today we learn what God thinks of intentional misinformation (here's a hint, it's NOT good) and we see how we can spread good news instead of fake news. Join us!   Link to to disinformation infographic: https://blogs.ifla.org/lpa/files/2017/01/How-to-Spot-Fake-News.pdf

January 21, 2024 - What the Tech - A Byte From an Apple

January 24, 2024 18:54 - 22 minutes - 41.6 MB

Temptation and technology are a viotile mix. Yet, the way God has always taught us to resist temptation remains valid. If we remember, recognizem rededicate, resolve, and remove, we can find the Spirits path out of temptation.

January 14, 2023 What the Tech - Master or Servant?

January 14, 2024 23:47 - 22 minutes - 25.7 MB

Technology is everywhere as we begin 2024! It effects almost everything humans do and for many of us, it's become a terrible master. Today, we reflect on what tech should and shouldn't do, and where our faith applies, as we start this new series.

December 31, 2023 and January 7, 2024

January 07, 2024 21:56 - 1 minute - 1.53 MB

We've been busy with different types of worship these last two weeks. Join us on 1/14 as we begin our new messages on Technology and Faith

December 24, 2023 Christmas Eve - What is Really Impossible?

December 26, 2023 20:17 - 15 minutes - 21.5 MB

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the faith family of Trinity UMC!

December 17, 2023 Possible - Joy Made Possible

December 19, 2023 22:37 - 20 minutes - 24.4 MB

Let's be clear, joy is not dependent on happiness. Joy can exist anywhere, so making God's joy possible involves us learning to repeat one of two sayings in whatever situation we find ourselves in,

December 10, 2023 Possible - Peace Made Possible

December 11, 2023 03:37 - 20 minutes - 24.6 MB

Peace comes from "hammering swords into plowshares" as the Prophet Isaiah would say. Today we look at what it means for us to live into his teaching. What weapons do we like to use? And how can we turn those very tools of death into instruments of life?

December3, 2023 Possible - Hope Made Possible

December 06, 2023 23:15 - 22 minutes - 27.4 MB

Hope is the theme of the first Sunday in Advent. The Apostle Paul says it's one of three things that lasts forever. So where is it when we really need it? Hope often seems MIA. So what kind of hope does last forever, and how can it launch us on this year's Advent trek?

November 26, 2023 [Im]possible - The Impossible is Possible

November 27, 2023 02:56 - 22 minutes - 25.4 MB

The season of Advent can be a hard, even impossible thing to believe. How is it that God comes to us in a the newborn Christ? It is hard to fathom, yet when you believe in the impossible and seek it out during advent, you'll find that new life is waiting.

November 19, 2023 Legacy - Don’t Wait to Give

November 19, 2023 23:59 - 21 minutes - 24.8 MB

We complete this year's Stewardship Season with a big picture look at Trinity UMC and lesson about the most important thing we can give. 

November 12, 2023 Legacy - How to Grow Your Legacy

November 13, 2023 00:14 - 23 minutes - 27.2 MB

Do you want to increase the impact you make on this world and the mark you will leave behind (AKA a Legacy). Then you have to give in hard times and trust that God will turn a little into a lot. 

November 5, 2023 Legacy - Who is Your Beneficiary?

November 05, 2023 23:10 - 19 minutes - 21.1 MB

We kick off this year's Stewardship Campaign by looking at Legacies. We want our the impact of our lives to increase. How do we do that? And who do we give to make the best impact?   Pledge now! Online card: https://forms.gle/qLdFcb4NRjd23geF6

October 29, 2023 You Asked for It - How Do I Love My Unhoused Neighbor?

October 31, 2023 16:05 - 28 minutes - 27.8 MB

Pastor Bryson has a conversation with Doug Ashbaugh of Guiding Connections   For more info: https://www.honservice.org/programs/guiding-connections.html

October 22, 2023 You Asked for It - The Book of Revelation

October 22, 2023 23:19 - 22 minutes - 20 MB

So many people don't know what to make of the Book of Revelation. It's full of dire visions, creepy beasts, violence and bloodshed. Thanks to this, we associate fear with the end of the world, or the end of smaller parts of our lives. But do we need to be so fearful? Or can we trust that God has us covered like the Book of Revelation really talks about?

October 15, 2023 You Asked for- Was it Satan

October 15, 2023 22:51 - 23 minutes - 20.8 MB

Today's sermon topic is about one obvious but one of the least addressed issues in the UMC. Who is Satan? Is Satan real? What should does God do about the evil in our lives? 

October 8, 2023 You Asked for It - Marks of a Methodist

October 09, 2023 15:19 - 22 minutes - 22.2 MB

In our new sermon series we will be answering your most wondered about faith questions. First on the list, who are we as Methodists? There's been a lot of confusion about or denominational identity with everything that's happened over the past few years. Today we'll remember some of the great things that make us who we are!

October 1, 2023 - Your Spiritual Bucket List - Going on a Pilgrimage

October 02, 2023 01:50 - 23 minutes - 24.9 MB

The last major category of answers in our fall TUMC worship survey was about travel! People wanted to serve in international missions or go to holy sites. It's a great goal, but how do you do it and get the most benefit? What makes a pilgrimage, a pilgrimage? 

September 17, 2023 Forgiveness

September 17, 2023 23:33 - 15 minutes - 20.6 MB

Gretta Brinson brings us todays message. We apologize for the subpar audio quality.

September 10, 2023 Your Spiritual Bucket List - A Better Prayer Life

September 10, 2023 22:34 - 21 minutes - 18.6 MB

Many of us have bucket lists full of things and accomplishments we'd like to experience before we die. But how many involve God? Most people don't add faith based items to their lists! If you did, what would they be? Join us as we begin this new sermon series!

September 3, 2023

September 06, 2023 14:14 - 1 minute - 1.27 MB

Watch Mark Toppings impression of John Wesley here: https://youtu.be/aFqFtDgaI5E

August 27, 2023 Burnout - How to Prevent Burnout

August 27, 2023 23:09 - 26 minutes - 26.3 MB

To keep burnout from affecting our lives, scripture teaches two important lessons. Join us today as we learn when to recharge, and what actions give us life. 

August 20, 2023 Burnout - Bear One Another’s Burnout

August 20, 2023 22:52 - 27 minutes - 29.3 MB

Burnout tends to affect more young people than it does older generations. Today we explore the reasons behind this trend, and we look at how the seasoned saints among us can help.  

August 13, 2023 Burnout - The Power of Going Dark

August 14, 2023 02:02 - 27 minutes - 27.3 MB

Today we start a series on the modern phenomena of burnout. What is it? How does it happen? And how does God guide us in responding? 

August 6, 2023 Paul’s Instructions: Then and Now

August 08, 2023 01:55 - 19 minutes - 16.6 MB

Gretta Brinson brings us the message this morning.

July 30, 2023 The Gospel of Matthew - The Mountain of Commissioning

July 31, 2023 02:30 - 22 minutes - 22.7 MB

Does the gospel begin or end on the mountain of the Great Commission? Today we learn that God starts new chapters in the same places we lived our old stories.

July 23, 2023 Gospel of Matthew - The Mountain of Crucifixion

July 24, 2023 02:15 - 26 minutes - 26.7 MB

Mount Cavalry is the tradition site of the Crucifixion.  Matthew's gospel tells us something which happens there that the other gospel writers do not. Join us today as we discuss it!

July 16, 2023The Gospel of Matthew - The Mountain of Discourse

July 16, 2023 23:23 - 24 minutes - 26.8 MB

Jesus operates from the Mount of Olives during the last week of his earthly life. This has an interesting significance. It tells us, the places of our failures are the perfect place for God to help us begin again.

July 9, 2023 Gospel of Matthew - The Mountain of Transfiguration

July 09, 2023 22:47 - 24 minutes - 25.4 MB

Jesus' divinity is revealed on the Mountain of Transfiguration. It's a stunning moment. Nothing like it has ever happened before. So why is the disciples first reaction to force it into the belief system they've always known? Do we do the same? Join us today to find out. 

July 2, 2023 - Wesley’s Rules of Singing Devotion

July 09, 2023 22:44 - 12 minutes - 22 MB

Pastor Bryson reflects on "John Wesley's Rules for Singing" as we enjoy a congregational hymn sing. 

June 25, 2023 - Called to Freedom

June 26, 2023 19:48 - 24 minutes - 27.2 MB

Welcome Rev. Diana Boulter as she delivers this week's message.

June 18, 2023 Gospel of Matthew - The Mountain of Feeding

June 19, 2023 21:47 - 25 minutes - 25.2 MB

Today we look at the Feeding of the 4000 vs. the Feeding of the 5000 and see how good religious folks often waste more than they think they do.

June 11, 2023 The Gospel of Matthew - The Mountain of Teaching

June 11, 2023 22:33 - 23 minutes - 23 MB

The intersection of Matthew and mountains brings us to Jesus most influential and impactful teaching. 

June 4, 2023 The Gospel of Matthew - Mountain of Temptaion

June 11, 2023 22:27 - 22 minutes - 23.3 MB

Over the summer we are looking at stories that take place on mountains in the Gospel of Matthew. Today we follow Jesus into the wilderness and learn why only the last temptation experience occurs on a mountaintop.

May 28, 2023 Pentecost - Reset Your Rhythm

May 28, 2023 22:19 - 26 minutes - 26.3 MB

Join us for Pentecost 2023! Get reattuned with God and welcome the Spirit.

May 21, 2023 Questions for God - Why do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

May 21, 2023 23:13 - 24 minutes - 22.5 MB

To wrap up this sermon series, we take on the question of questions. Why do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Is God behind them? Is something else at work? Join us today as we wrestle with this one together.

March 19, 2023 On the Water - Storm Warning

March 19, 2023 21:18 - 24 minutes - 23.3 MB

There are times you need to brave the storm to get the experience you desire. And there will be moments Jesus will lead you into a storm in your faith. How do you survive? Find Christ at the center of your boat and make sure he is in command.

March 12, 2023 On the Water - Drink Up

March 12, 2023 20:33 - 24 minutes - 23.5 MB

Anyone thirsty for something they can't name? Jesus can help with that.   Link to Study referenced in sermon: https://www.usgs.gov/special-topics/water-science-school/science/water-you-water-and-human-body#:~:text=In%20adult%20men%2C%20about%2060,their%20bodies%20made%20of%20water.