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

Most people make big plans for the New Year - life-altering decisions called resolutions. Most of the time, though, we waste these opportunities at "do overs."  This struggle is not new.  And just like everything else we face, the Bible has some answers. 

Direct download: 2014_12_28_AM_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:50pm CDT

Over the week of Christmas, business will shut down, schools will let out and stores will be absolutely packed.  In an increasingly secular society, everything still stops for Christmas.  Why? What's the big deal about Christmas?

Direct download: 2014_12_21_AM_Podcast_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:32pm CDT

Worry is fear about things that haven't happened yet or are already in the past.  Worry is toxic.  It affects your relationships, your energy, and your health.  It can dominate your thinking.  No one enjoys worrying.  But, how do you stop?  What's the answer?  Is there a cure?

Direct download: 2014_12_07_AM_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm CDT

Loneliness isn't discussed in church very often.  Even talking about loneliness can be uncomfortable.  But it's important to talk about it because at some point, everybody feels alone.  Feeling lonely isn't a sin and it doesn't mean that you are a failure or are flawed.  What does the Bible have to say about loneliness?

Direct download: 2014_11_30_AM_1-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:43pm CDT