First Assembly NLR Audio Podcast
Weekend messages from Pastor Rod Loy and FirstNLR.

Are we careful with the words we use?  Do our words lift people up or tear them down? 

Direct download: 2013_04_28_AM_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm CST

Battleship is a simple, fun game that many of us played as kids.  But some people seem to make Battleship a way of life. They shoot with words, looking to see where they can hurt and what damage they can cause.  Children, adults, even people in churches wage battle with their words.  It's inevitable that in life, we'll sometimes disagree.  When that happens, how should we handle it?

Direct download: 2013_04_21_AM_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:13pm CST

In games, you want to win the game by beating your opponents.  But in real life, when you win by making someone else lose, you don't win.  You might think you win, but you don't.  No one does.  Unresolved conflict hurts the heart of God.

Direct download: 2013_04_14_AM_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:48pm CST

In this series, we will use simple, fun games that we remember to learn some important principles.  Remember Hungry Hungry Hippos?  The object of the game is to get your hippo to eat as much as possible.  We can be physically hungry, but there's also spiritual hunger. Are you hungry? 

Direct download: 2013_04_07_AM_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:55pm CST

The phrase "Been There, Done That" can have several different meanings.  It can be a badge of courage or accomplishment, or it can be funny.  It basically means someone has been there before.  Sometimes in life, it seems like we are facing things alone.  But in every area of our lives, we know that Jesus has "been there, done that" for us.

Direct download: 2013_03_31_AM_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:50am CST