The Light Church Podcast
Extending the love of Jesus to see wholeness in Baltimore City and beyond.
Extending the love of Jesus to see wholeness in Baltimore City and beyond.
April 07, 2019
LamENT & Justice: Addressing Spiritual Warfare & Principalities
The bible repeatedly affirms that this broken, earthly world we live in is under attack by spiritual forces of darkness (Ephesians 6:12), that as believers in Christ we know tha...
March 31, 2019
LamENT & Justice: The Emotional Expression of Prayer
As we have been moving through this series, we've outlined that a fundamental component of lament is simply caring deeply about what God cares about. But what if you aren't ther...
March 24, 2019
LamENT & Justice: The Biblical Role of Lament
What is lament? What does it look like biblically, and what role does it play in today's broken world? While we are often very comfortable with the joy of the Lord and our call ...
March 17, 2019
LamENT & Justice: Justice & the Heart of God
As we begin this season of Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday, we invite you to join us for our new series entitled "LamENT & Justice", dedicated to two distinct ...
March 10, 2019
Sex Talks: A Testimony from Rebecca Fanning (Worship Leader)
Join us as we conclude our series entitled "Sex Talks", a month-long dive headlong into the topic of sex as it relates to God's intention, the world's brokenness, and the impact...
March 03, 2019
Sex Talks: A Testimony from Pastor John, Part II
Join us as we continue our series entitled "Sex Talks", a month-long dive headlong into the topic of sex as it relates to God's intention, the world's brokenness, and the impact...
February 24, 2019
Sex Talks: A Testimony from David Mueller (Light Leadership)
Join us as we continue our new series entitled "Sex Talks", a month-long dive headlong into the topic of sex as it relates to God's intention, the world's brokenness, and the im...
February 17, 2019
Sex Talks: A Testimony from Pastor John
Join us as we begin our new series entitled "Sex Talks", a month-long dive headlong into the topic of sex as it relates to God's intention, the world's brokenness, and the impac...
February 10, 2019
A Righteous Reality: What is "The Gospel"?
We use the term "gospel" a lot as Christians, usually in relation to bringing "The Gospel", bringing the "Good News", to those who haven't heard it before, those who don't yet b...
February 03, 2019
A Righteous Reality: What is "The Call"?
Both in secular and Christian contexts, we often speak about "calling" - being called to a profession, called to a specific role, called to a ministry, called to a mission field...
January 27, 2019
A Righteous Reality: An Introduction to Romans (Part 2)
What is righteousness? Is it following God's moral law to the letter? Is it about behavioral change and rule-following? Or is there something more? What if righteousness is less...
January 20, 2019
A Righteous Reality: An Introduction to Romans
What is righteousness? And what does it look like to live and participate in a righteous reality? Is it about making good choices and pursuing individual growth? Is it about liv...
December 16, 2018
Emmanuel: In Dreams & Disappointments
December 02, 2018
Emmanuel: In Doubt & Disgrace
Last week, Pastor John introduced the season of advent by exploring the weightiness of the advent story, found in the truth that God came down not as a King with great celebrati...
November 25, 2018
Emmanuel: In the Dirt
Often in our world today, the Christmas season is celebrated in a “sparkly” way - with festive lights and decorations, lavish gifts and holiday cheer. But when we read the adven...
November 18, 2018
Dependency: Saying Yes to God's Strength & Might
The world we live glorifies the idea of independence, of accomplishment, of building and learning and growing through the strength, endurance, and determination of the individua...
November 11, 2018
The Joy of the Finished Work
How Jesus' work allows us to embrace our identity and destiny, and fully enjoy God while in the middle of our struggles.
November 04, 2018
The God of Prophesy and Promise
October 28, 2018
Anointed with Praise: A Modern Application of Mary's Sacrifice
The story of Mary anointing Jesus's feet with expense perfume is a fairly common one. But how does that relate to our modern understanding of sacrifice, and how is it applicable...
October 21, 2018
4 Pillars of Growth: Covenant Family
The concept of covenant is originally presented in the Old Testament, but shifts dramatically with the coming of Jesus and the New Testament. Listen as Pastor John unpacks what ...
October 14, 2018
Four Pillars of Growth: What Are Our Expectations of Encounter?
As we near the end of our series on the pillars of growth here at The Light, we reflect on what our expectations of Encounter and subsequent growth are (or often aren't). What h...
October 07, 2018
Four Pillars of Growth: Expand
Join us as we explore the fourth and final pillar of growth here at The Light Church: Expand. God is always growing His family. Expansion means seeing an open seat at His table ...
September 23, 2018
Four Pillars of Growth: Engage
Join us as we explore the third pillar of growth here at The Light Church: Engage. Engaging is about embracing the call to collaborate and co-create with God. This requires us t...
September 16, 2018
Four Pillars of Growth: Equip
Join us as we explore the second pillar of growth here at The Light Church: Equip. We believe that through Jesus we have not only been forgiven of our faults and failures, we ha...
September 02, 2018
Four Pillars of Growth: Encounter
Join us as we delve into the four pillars of growth we at The Light believe are crucial in your spiritual journey with God, beginning with Encounter. We believe that the depths ...
August 26, 2018
God's Rest: Contending from the Prophetic
We believe that God speaks in numerous and abundant ways - thru His Word, thru His People, thru His Holy Spirit - about where we are, who we are, and where we are going. The wor...
August 19, 2018
Hope from Habakuk: A Modern Promise of God's Justice
Listen to guest teacher Michelle Miller as she leads us through the historical context of Habakuk, its modern application for social justice and peace, and the sustaining and mo...
August 13, 2018
God's Rest: The Relationship Between Discipline & Active Belief
Have you ever read about God's discipline and left with more questions than answers? Ever felt like a situation or season was a punishment from God? Join Pastor John as he break...
August 05, 2018
God's Rest: How to Contend in the Context of Family
God's rest is more than just taking time off and paring down activities - it's about actively contending with God and His people for greater peace and joy. Listen as Pastor John...
July 22, 2018
God's Rest: What Is It & How Do We Find It?
When we think of rest, we often imagine days off of from work, vacations, sleep, and even just doing nothing. But what is God's definition of rest, and how do we find it in our ...
July 09, 2018
Rooted in Eternal Hope & Perspective
An unpacking of 2 Timothy 2 and Ephesians 4 as they relate to the paradox of hope in the eternal and the utilization of the precious time God has given us here and now.
July 01, 2018
Identity in Christ: A Simple Reminder
We often use the phrase "identity in Christ" within the church. But what does that really mean - and how do we ultimately find and embody that identity?
June 17, 2018
Sarah Flores and Nathan Cornelius
Worship Set by Nathan and Sarah
1. Immortal, Invisible 2. You are my Vision 3. Elohim 4. Confident 5. Trust in You
June 17, 2018
Kingdom Efficiency is God's timing and sovereignty in bringing about His Kingdom purposes. He invites us to participate in these purposes through relationship with Him.
June 10, 2018
Called to Share: A Blueprint for the Church
An unpacking of 1 Corinthians 14:26-33 and its encouraging, yet challenging notion that all parts of the family of God have something unique to contribute for the building up of...
June 04, 2018
Testimony: A Living Process
Hear from a few of our Light Church family members and Pastor John as they seek to both share and define the concept of what it means to have a living testimony.
May 27, 2018
Influencers: Stewarding our Identity in Christ to Bring about Change
How do you view yourself and your identity in Christ? How does that affect your ability to seek and to bring about significant change in your spheres of influence for the glory ...
May 20, 2018
Racial Reconciliation: Listening, Taking Ownership & Seeking God's Heart
What does it look like to approach the topic of racial injustice, listen to the voices around us already speaking Godly wisdom, take ownership of our participation or our ignora...
May 13, 2018
John Kovacs & Maria Kovacs
A charge from Pastor John about how to practically honor your mother, and a powerful prayer by his wife, Maria!
April 22, 2018
Renewed Vision & Motivation
A lack of motivation often stems from an inability to see what God is doing in your midst. So how do we let God take our perspective and breathe identity, life, purpose and moti...
April 15, 2018
Growing in Godly Discernment
Having the ability and the choice thru God-given wisdom to believe, see and obey God.
April 08, 2018
The Kingdom of God
We are told that if we seek the Kingdom of God, we WILL find it - but then what happens? What do we do when we have found it, and how does it change our perspective?
April 01, 2018
The End of Philippians: Joy in New Beginnings
February 11, 2018
Philippians: The Beginning of a Journey
Enter into this Lenten season by stepping out of the traditional sermon format and exploring the book of Philippians as it relates to the journey of Jesus to the cross.
February 04, 2018
Faith: Do We Believe That Anything Is Possible with God?
January 31, 2018
In Time of War: The Cost of Engagement
We have already been given the victory thru Jesus Christ - but we are still at war, and if we want to walk in Jesus's victory, we must also walk in his suffering. Is it worth it...
January 21, 2018
The Full Armor of God: Are You Wearing It?
The Armor of God is a gift freely given to us to use in the spiritual battle that Christ has already won and has called us into alongside him. But are you actually wearing it - ...
January 14, 2018
What is Your Why: Lacking Motivation in the Context of God's Family
How do we move forward in confidence, peace and joy when we have a motivational deficit in our lives? Listen to some honest confessions of Light Church family members, and how t...
January 07, 2018
Motivated by the Father's Delight
December 10, 2017
Advent: A Reading of Luke
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