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These are the spoken messages, the sermons, talks, and programs given in the Laurelbrook Church

  On January 20, 2018, Rodney Herra talked about prayer.   Audio

  On January 13, 2018, Rich Sutton reported on the December Mexico Missions trip.

  On January 6, 2018, Ricardo Reid had a special program about Revelation.

  On December 30, 2017, Pastor Mark Cox talked about a Christian dealing with his/her enemies.  Audio

  On December 23, 2017, the congregation listened to (and helped create) a retelling of the Christmas story.

  On December 16, 2017, Clifton Brandt talks about "Love, Liberty, and Law".     Audio

  On December 9, 2017, Rodney Herra discussed the carnal and the spiritual minds.  Audio

  On December 2, 2017, Ricardo Reid discussed the subject "Worthy Is the Lamb".    Audio

  On November 25, 2017, Rich Sutton discusses a merry heart; Ricardo Reid is ordained as a local church elder. Audio (sermon only)

  On November 18, 2017, Ricardo Reid talked about asking and giving.  Audio (in part)

  On November 11, 2017, Rodney Herra discussed reactions to Jesus.  Audio

  On October 28, 2017, Rich Sutton talked about witnessing. Audio

  On October 21, 2017, Mark Kent talked about empty baskets.   Audio

​  On October 14, 2017, Susie Moro's health class presented health topics.  

 On October 7, 2017, Dee Casper finished the topic "Does God Care?"  Audio   Complete list of links.

 On September 23, 2017, Rich Sutton discusses the signs of Christ's Coming. Audio

 On September 16, 2017, Rich Sutton talked about following God's leading; interviews brothers.  Audio

 On September 9, 2017, Stanton Rolle spoke about struggles and the Christian.    Audio

 On September 2, 2017, Ricardo Reid talked about Christians and Christ.  Audio

  On August 26, 2017, Rodney Herra talked about "It Is Finished".

  On August 19, 2017, Rich Sutton talked about the beginning of the new school year.  Audio

  On August 12, 2017, Rodney Herra discussed Jesus as the Servant of servants.  The church also had communion.    Audio

  On August 5, 2017, Ricardo Reid discussed lifework.  Audio

  On July 29, 2017, Pastor Mark Cox discussed condemning people.

  On July 22, 2017, Rodney Herra talked about forgiveness.

 On July 15, 2017, Stanton Rolle talked about what God can do for us.   

  On July 8, 2017, Ricardo Reid talked about Jesus as the Light of the World.  Audio

  On July 1, 2017, Mark Kent discussed W.H.Y.     Audio

  On June 24, 2017, Rodney Herra spoke about choices.  Audio

  On June 17, 2017, Hillis Jeffries spoke about habits.  Audio

  On June 10, 2017, Mark Kent discussed "Lemon Juice Religion".    Audio

  On June 3, 2017, Rich Sutton talked about the topic “Does It Really Make a Difference?”   Audio

  On May 27, 2017, For Baccalaureate, E.W. Dempsey talked about "Lead Through Jesus" Audio for Baccalaureate (address only).

  On May 20, 2017, Stanton Rolle discussed waiting for the Lord.  Audio (quality?)

  On May 13, 2017, Rodney Herra discussed the children of God. Audio

  On May 6, 2017, William Sanchez discussed the topic "Friends of God".  Audio

  On April 29, 2017, Pastor Cox talks about temporal needs.

  On April 22, 2017, Bob and Michelle Gustafson discussed trust in the Lord.

  On April 15, 2017, Mark Kent discussed Elijah and his experiences.

  On April 8, 2017, Bill Cash discussed how our past affects what we do in the future.

  On April 1, 2017, Bob and Michelle Gustafson talked about faith.

  On March 25, 2017, Rich Sutton talked about the recent trip to Cuba.

  On March 18, 2017, Stanton Rolle discussed going the second mile.   Audio

  On March 4, 2017, Ricardo Reid discussed CUBA.    Audio

  On February 25, 2017, Bob Gustafson discussed "Seeing and Knowing God".

  On February 18, 2017, Junior Vertus from Michigan spoke about being "all in" for Jesus. Audio (somewhat rough)

  On February 11, 2017, Rich Sutton dedicated a radio station in Dayton and one in Pikeville and honored their builders.

  On February 4, 2017, Bob and Michelle Gustafson talked about the narrow path to salvation.  Audio

  On January 28, 2017, Pastor DaMarrus Miller of the ministry Hope2Healing talked about witnessing.  Audio

  On January 21, 2017, Andrew Ashley from Southern Adventist University talked about the Mark of the Beast.  Audio

  On January 14, 2017, Bob and Michelle Gustafson talked about the armor a Christian needs.  Audio

  On January 7, 2017, Hillis Jeffries III drew lessons from the ancient wilderness sanctuary.

  On December 31, 2016, Pastor Mark Cox talked about views of God.    

  On December 24, 2016, Juanita Smith and her daughter Sarah Smith Taylor then put on a Christmas program of scripture readings and hymns. 

  On December 17, 2016, Rodney Herra talks about what people would give to save a sinner.   

  On December 10, 2016, Rich Sutton spoke about Joshua.

  On December 3, 2016, Gerry Lewin spoke about Christ's Second Coming.

 On November 19, 2016, Darwin Whitman, Sr., a noted Wilderness Sanctuary expert, took the sermon time to talk about the role of the young in the priesthood.  He was assisted by Lisa Fowler from Orlanda, FL and her grandson Antonio.

 On November 12, 2016, Bob and Michelle Gustafson showed a short video on the "Story of Life" and had an altar call.  

 On November 5, 2016, Pastor Cory Pittman preached on "Looking Through God's Eyes".  

  On October 22, 2016, Rodney Herra discussed our reactions to Jesus' Second Coming.  

  On October 15, 2016, Bob and Michelle Gustafson talked about encouragement.  

  On October 8, 2016, Hillis Jeffries III, the boys' dean, talked about real health reform.  

  On October 1, 2016, Ricardo Reid talked about Christ's yoke.  

 On September 24, 2016, Gerry Lewin talked about lessons learned from Laurelbrook and how we relate to God.  

 On September 17, 2016, Pastor Owens discussed the fact that Jesus saves our lives.

  On September 10, 2016, Rodney Herra talked about Joshua.  

  On September 3, 2016, Gem Castro from Jesus for Asia talked about how we relate to God. The message was part of a Jesus for Asia Faith Camp.  For more information on Jesus for Asia, go to their web site.

 On August 27, 2016, Bob Gustafson talked about using our spiritual gifts.  

  On August 20, 2016, Gerry Lewin talked about when we receive the Holy Spirit.  

  On August 13, 2016, Hillis Jeffries talked about mirrors for the second time.

  On August 6, 2016, Hillis Jeffries talked about mirrors and salvation.

  On July 30, 2016, Pastor Mark Cox talked about "Living Stones".  

  On July 23, 2016, Rodney Herra talked about "In His Time".

  On July 16, 2016, Susan Athearn discussed the work of the Holy Spirit.    

  On July 9, 2016, Rich Sutton discussed the Christian's three Cs.

  On July 2, 2016, Bob Gustafson talked about family.    

  On June 25, 2016, David Armstrong spoke about Jesus and the Phoenician woman.  

 On June 18, 2016, Mark Kent talked about what it means to wait for God.

 On June 11, 2016, Clifton Brandt spoke about Daniel's life as an example of sanctification.  

  On June 4, 2016, Rich Suttton spoke about faith.    

  On May 28, 2016, Mike Oxentenko talked about heaven's heroes during the 2016 Baccalaureate service.

  On May 21, 2016, Rodney Herra talked about surrender.  

  On May 14, 2016, Stanton Rolle talked about the cost of our freedom.  

  On May 7, 2016, Bob Gustafson talked about obedience to God.    

  On April 30, 2016, Rob Griffin talked about the power of prayer and the resulting witnessing.    

  On April 23, 2016, Pastor Mark Cox talked about "The Church: Mission, Message & Method."  

  On April 16, 2016, Hillis Jeffries III with help from the seniors put on the communion service.  

  On April 2, 2016, the alumni came together for a church service during the 2016 Alumni Weekend.    

​  On March 26, 2016, Pastor Mark Cox spoke on the topic "God is Love".     

  On March 19, 2016, Rodney Herra spoke about the lost sheep and coin and the two sons.  

  On March 12, 2016, Hillis Jeffries III spoke about Jonah's second chance.    

  On March 5, 2016, Clifton Brandt spoke about God's freedom and religious liberty.    

  On February 27, 2016, Rich Sutton spoke about winning with God's guidance and help.  

  On February 20, 2016, Chuck Brannaka spoke about Hezekiah's tunnel.    

  On February 13, 2016, Rodney Herra talked about true worship.   

  On February 6, 2016, Hillis Jeffries III talked about the woman who touched Jesus' clothes.    

  On January 30, 2016, Rodney Herra discussed trust.  

  On January 23, 2016, Rich Sutton discussed the Mexico Mission trip.    

  On January 16, 2016, Pastor Cory Pittman talked about what God can do for us.  

  On January 9, 2016, Vaughn Sparrow from Wildwood talked about strengths and weaknesses.    

  On January 2, 2016, Clifton Brandt talked about breeches.

  On December 26, 2015, Clayton Brandt discussed Jesus' birth.

  On December 19, 2015, Michelle Gustafson discussed faith.

 On December 5, 2015, Rodney Herra talked about a tempest and the demoniacs.      

 On November 28, 2015, Rich Sutton talked about thanksgiving.

 On November 21, 2015, Scott Sterling discussed our amazing human bodies.

 On November 14, 2015, Jon Wood of Jesus for Asia discussed missionary work.

 On November 7, 2015, Lucas Johnson discussed the God of nature.

 On October 24, 2015, Stanton Rolle talked about preparation.

 On October 17, 2015, Rodney Herra discussed food.

 On October 3, 2015, Larry Owens, Laurelbrook's former pastor, talked about Last Day Events.

 On September 26, 2015, Victor CaDavid talked about the two Enochs.

 On September 19, 2015, Pastor Corbin Pittman talked about mistakes and environments.  

 On September 12, 2015, Dr. Stephen Bauer, a Southern religion professor, talked about grace and faith. For audio recordings of his three weekend talks, go to the Graysville church web site.

 On September 5, 2015, Elizabeth Castle talked about memorable life moments.  

 On August 22, 2015, Rich Sutton talked about going into all the world. 

 On August 15, 2015, Pastor David Wendt discussed boredom and how it leads to addiction.  

 On August 1, 2015, Rodney Herra discussed riches.    

 On July 25, 2015, Bob Gustafson talked on God's promises.    

 On July 18, 2015, the church participated in a communion service.    

 On July 11, 2015, Pastor David Wendt delivered Part 3 of his series on addictions. 

 On July 4, 2015, Susan Athearn preached about rebellion.  

 On June 27, 2015, Bob Gustafson preached about love and peace.  

 On June 20, 2015, Pastor David Wendt delivered Part 2 of his series on addictions.  

 On June 6, 2015, Rodney Herra discussed "New Beginnings".  

Note: the May 30 church service was part of the 2015 Graduation Weekend.  See other noteable programs.

On May 23, 2015, Rich Sutton talked about dowries.    

 On May 16, 2015, Heidi and Stephany (juniors) talked about emotional baggage.    

 On May 9, 2015, Pastor David Wendt went over the first part of his talk on addictions.    

 On May 2, 2015, Rich Sutton, Laurelbrook's president, talked about the receipe for becoming a Christian.

 On April 25, 2015, Shaun Craig spoke about being fit for eternity.  

 The afternoon of April 18, 2015, the memory of staff member Joyce Sarr was celebrated by family and friends.  

 On April 18, 2015, Pastor David Wendt spoke about the role God wants comfort to play in our lives.

 On April 4, 2015, the 2015 Alumni Weekend continued with a church service featuring John Hawkins. 

 On April 3, 2015, the 2015 Alumni Weekend began with a Friday evening service by Sharon Oxentenko.  

 On March 21, 2015, Scott Sterling spoke about bitterness. 

 On March 14, 2015, Rich Sutton, Laurelbrook president, spoke on the subject "God Keeps Bad Company".

 On March 7, 2015, seven were baptized in Laurelbrook's lake as a result of Spiritual Retreat.

 On February 21, 2015, Adiv (9th grader) spoke about God's love.  

 On February 14, 2015, Mike Oxentenko ended the 2015 Spiritual Retreat with a powerful message.  

 The evening of September 27, 2014, Isaac (sophomore) was baptized in Laurelbrook Lake.

 On July 19, 2014, Robert Zollinger talked about Elisha.  

 On July 11, 2014, Laurelbrook said good-bye to retired staff member Evelyn Wellman.

  On June 21, 2014, Robert Zollinger spoke about the place of the little things in life.

  On April 26, 2014, Robert D. Zollinger spoke about the lessons to be gained from Israel's Baalpeor experience.

On January 25, 2014, Darwin Whitman spoke about the sanctuary service.

On January 4, 2014, Robert Zollinger discussed Lot's wife.  

  On September 7, Robert Zollinger spoke about working in the Lord's vineyard.

  On August 24, Dr. Eugene Brewer spoke about why evolution is false due to the construction of the brain.

  On July 6, 2013, Robert Zollinger talked about the small things that make a difference in the Christian life.

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