Missouri Synod Church in Downtown Memphis

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  • Well Done Good And Faithful Servant 11/19/17
    Well Done Good And Faithful Servant 11/19/17
    ‘Master, you entrusted me with two talents. See, I have gained two more.’ His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Enter...
  • Fake News and Gospel Truth 11/12/17
    Fake News and Gospel Truth 11/12/17
    We seem to be surrounded these days with news reports that do not have a factual basis. This was true in the time of the Apostles as well. Here is where the truth lies....
  • Reformation Day - Celebrating the Joy of Easter 10/29/17
    Reformation Day – Celebrating the Joy of Easter 10/29/17
    Yes indeed it is Reformation Sunday. In fact, the 500th anniversary. But today we join together to celebrate the Joy of Easter - even in October. Pastor Prauner explains....
  • Workers In The Vineyard - The Part We Missed 9/24/17
    Workers In The Vineyard – The Part We Missed 9/24/17
    Jesus told several parables involving vineyards. This is the one where he hires workers early in the day and more just before evening. But at the close of the day he pays them all the same. You've heard this story...
  • Discerning What Has Greater Value 10/8/17
    Discerning What Has Greater Value 10/8/17
    Oscar Wilde said that a cynic was 'a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.' St. Paul certainly know the value of the things he had, but what about us? Pastor Elkins explores the words of St. Paul...
  • A Tale of Two Sons - 10/1/17
    A Tale of Two Sons – 10/1/17
    Pastor Elkins expounds on the parable of the two sons–the one who says he will not work in the vineyard but later goes and works and the one who says he will work, but then never shows. Jesus shows the...
  • Battle Stations! 8/27/2017
    Battle Stations! 8/27/2017
    Are we Christians on a cruise ship or a battleship? Guest pastor Rev. Ron Elkins challenges us with several modern day parables. ...
  • A Place We Can Call Home 8/20/17
    A Place We Can Call Home 8/20/17
    As Christians, where do we find our sense of place? Are we insiders or outsiders? Where is it that we belong? Hear guest pastor Darrel Kobs deliver today’s sermon and discuss this important topic....
  • Let's Talk About Doubt 8/13/2017
    Let’s Talk About Doubt 8/13/2017
    We all have doubts. There is no getting away from them. Hear Pastor Elkins talk about the doubts the Apostle Peter felt and what we can take from this to apply to our own lives....
  • Learning From Jesus' Own Sorrow and Adversity 8/6/2017
    Learning From Jesus’ Own Sorrow and Adversity 8/6/2017
    Jesus was deeply moved by the execution of His cousin, such so that He wanted to get away to himself for a while. But the needs of the people came first and Jesus put duty, both to His father, and...
  • Let's Talk About Prayer 7/30/2017
    Let’s Talk About Prayer 7/30/2017
    Pastor Elkins offers us a brief refresher on the how and why of the most powerful tool in the Christian's arsenal - prayer....
  • 2017-06-18 The Tale of Jesús García
    2017-06-18 The Tale of Jesús García
    On November 7, 1907, a 23-year-old brakeman noticed smoke in the air. He realized that sparks from his train’s chimney stack had blown back onto the first cars, igniting the hay on top. The train was transporting 70 boxes of...
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    2017-06-11 A Blast From The Past!
    In my house growing up, whenever my mother could control the remote, the move we would watch is a movie from 1999 called "Blast From The Past." ...
  • 2017-05-21 - American Idols
    2017-05-21 – American Idols
    American Idols - let's start off with a brief history of American Pop Music icons and see where that leads us in the scripture reading. ...
  • Where's Joy: Reflections on a Hospital Stay.
    Where’s Joy: Reflections on a Hospital Stay.
    Pastor Phil Schmidt does not get to take it easy. After serving as Trinity’s Associate Pastor and as Chaplain to the Shelby County Juvenile Court, he assumed the roll Trinity’s Pastor Emeritus, only to find himself several times the go...
  • May 7, 2017 - Day By Day...
    May 7, 2017 – Day By Day…
    And the Lord was adding to their number day by day... This the goal of every Christian, to bring others into God's saving grace. But how?...
  • April 30, 2017 -
    April 30, 2017 –
    Thanks to God's loving mercy, we don't have to face Him alone! This is a VERY good thing....