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Living Hope Evangelical Free Church          P.O. Box 264         St. Francis, MN  55070          763.753.1718
"The Gospel of Mark-- Follow Jesus"
11.04.18  "A New Exodus" (Mark 1:1-8) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
11.11.18  "The Water and the Wilderness" (Mark 1:9-13) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
11.18.18  "The Kingdom" (Mark 1:14-15) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
11.25.18  "Follow Me" (Mark 1:16-20) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
12.02.18  No recording due to technical difficulties
12.09.18  "Why He Came" (Mark 1:21-39) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
12.16.18  "Touch" (Mark 1:40-45) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
12.23.18  "The Impossible King" (Christmas Message) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
12.30.18  "Through the Roof" (Mark 2:1-12) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
​01.06.19  "At the Table" (Mark 2:13-17) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
01.13.19   Guest Speaker Brian Jones
01.20.19   One of our missionaries shared with us and it was not recorded.
01.27.19  "New Wine" (Mark 2:18-22) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
02.03.19  "The Gospel According to the Pharisees" (Mark 2:23-3:6) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
02.10.19  "With" (Mark 3:7-19) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
02.17.19  "Accused" (Mark 3: 20-35) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
02.24.19  "Listen" (Mark 4:1-20) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
(March-April, we took a break from the Gospel of Mark series & did "The Name" series below) 
04.28.19  "Lamps and Seeds" (Mark 4:21-34) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
05.05.19  "Be Still" (Mark 4:35-41) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
05.12.19  "The Other Side" (Mark 5:1-20) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
05.19.19  "Keep Believing" (Mark 5:21-43) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
05.26.19  "Rejected" (Mark 6:1-6) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
​06.02.19  "Kingdom Sandwich" (Mark 6:6b-30) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
06.09.19  "You Feed Them" (Mark 6.31-44) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
The following 2 weeks are standalone messages
06.16.19 "Who is this Guy?" with Pastor Michael Olson
06.23.19  Pastor Dean Johnson
06.30.19  "When Jesus Passes By" (Mark 6.45-56) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
07.07.19 "At the Heart" (Mark 7.1-23) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
07.14.19  "Dogs" (Mark 7.24-30) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
7.21.19  "Into the Decapolis" (Mark 7.31-37), Pastor Mike Olson
7.28.19 --special report from our Nicaragua Missions Team (some audio problems for 1st 10 minutes)
8.4.19  "Compassion for the People", Pastor Mike Olson
8.11.19 "Watch Out!" (Mark 8.14-21) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
8.18.19 "This is for Me" (Mark 8.22-26) with Pastor Mike Olson
8.25.19 "What About You?" (Mark 8.27-30) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
09.01.19 "Crosses" (Mark 8.31-9.1) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
09.08.19  "Up the Mountain" (Mark 9.2-13) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
09.15.19 "God's Workmanship" (Ephesians 2.1-10) with Pastor Dean Johnson
09.22.19  "Down the Mountain" Mark 9.14-29 with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
09.29.19  "Everything and Everyone" Mark 9.30-41 with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
(During the month of October, we did a series on anxiety-- see below)
11.03.19 "Of Salt & Millstones" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
11.10.19  "Hard Hearts" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
11.17.19 "Like a Child" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
11.24.19 "Rich Man" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
12.01.19 "Reminders of the Gospel" with Pastor Mike Olson (stand alone message)
​Break for Advent Series (below)
12.29.19 "Blind" (Mark 10:32-52) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
01.05.20 "Jesus Enters Jerusalem" (Mark 11.1-11) with Pastor Mike Olson
01.12.20 "The Temple and the Tree" (Mark 11.12-25) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
01.19.20  "The Vineyard" (Mark 11.27-12.12) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
01.26.20 "Traps" (Mark 12.13-27) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
02.02.20 "Most Important" (Mark 12.28-34) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
02.16.20 "Watch!" (Mark 13.1-27) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
02.23.20 Message was not recorded
03.01.20  "A Beautiful Thing" (Mark 14.1-11) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
03.08.20 "Broken & Poured Out" (Mark 14.12-26) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud
03.15.20 "Falling Away" (Mark 14.27-31) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
03.22.20 "Gethsemene" (Mark 14.32-52) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video-sermon is quiet)
03.29.20 "The Prophet, Priest and Peter" (Mark 14.53-65) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
04.05.20 "What Shall I Do?" (Mark 15.1-15) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
04.10.20 "The Cross Meant to Kill" (Mark 15.16-47) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
04.12.20 "Faith or Fear?"  (Mark 16.1-8) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)






"Peace in an Anxious World"
"How Can We Pray?"
04.19.20  "Always Praying" (Colossians 1:9-14) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
04.26.20 "Flooded With Light" (Ephesians 1:15-23) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)​
05.03.20  "Mutual Community" (Philemon 4-7) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)

08.23.20  "What Really Matters" (Philippians 1.9-11) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
08.30.20 "Worthy of His Calling" (2 Thess 1.11-12) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
09.06.20 "Filled to Fullness" (Ephesians 3.14-21) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)

03.28.21 "Not My Will"  (Matthew 26.36-46) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)






"People of Hope-- a Journey through 1 Thessalonians"
05.10.20 "Grace and Peace in the In-Between" (1 Thess 1.1) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
05.17.20 "Work, Labor and Endurance" (1 Thess 1.2-3) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
05.24.20 "Echoing the Gospel" (1 Thess 1.4-10) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
05.31.20 "Sharing our Lives" (1 Thess 2.1-12) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
06.07.20 "Accepting and Rejecting" (1 Thess 2:13-16) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
​60.14.20 "Our Glory & Joy" (1 Thess 2:17-3:10) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video)
06.21.20 "Increase and Overflow" (1 Thess 3:11-13) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
06.28.20 "Set Apart" (1 Thess 4.1-8) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
07.05.20 "Here's the Problem" (1 Thess. 4.9-12) with Pastor Mike Olson (audio) (video)
07.12.20 "Waking Up" (1 Thess 4.13-18) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
07.19.20 "Children of the Day" (1 Thess 5.1-11) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
07.26.20 "A Gospel Church" (1 Thess 5.12-15) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio(video) 
08.02.20 "God's Will for You" (1Thess 5.16-18) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
08.09.20 "Limiting God" (1 Thess 5.19-22) with Pastor Mike Olson  (audio) (video)
08.16.20 "He Will Do It!" (1 Thess 5.23-28) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)



"On Target" 
09.13.20 "Study Scripture to Know God" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
09.20.20 "Prayerfulness" with Glenn Olson (audio)
09.27.20  "Extravagant Love" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
10.04.20  "Worship as a Way of Life" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
10.11.20 "Mutual Community" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
10.17.20 "Living the Hope of the Gospel" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
"Practicing Presence:  Slowing Down to be with Jesus" 
10.25.20  "Rest-- the Easy Yoke"  (Matthew 11.28-30) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
11.01.20  "The Grace of Limits"  (2 Corinthians 12.1-10) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
11.08.20  "Solitude, Stillness & Silence" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
11.15.20  "Sabbath" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video) (audio)
11.22.20  "Ordering Life" (Matthew 6.33) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (video-entire service) (audio)
"Behold!" 
11.29.20  "Good News!" (Luke 2:10) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (entire service video)  (audio) (video)
12.06.20  "This Child" (Luke 2.34) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
12.13.20  "Your King" with Pastor Michael Olson (service) (audio) (video)
12.20.20  "Behold the Lamb" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video) 
​12.27.20  "Behold His Glory" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)

"Evangelism is Relationships" 
01.03.21  "Evangelism is Relationships Intro" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
01.10.21  "Intercede" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
01.17.21  "Invest" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
01.24.21  "Build-a-Friend" with Pastor Mike Olson (service) (audio) (video)
01.31.21  "intersect" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
02.07.21  'Invite" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)

"Ruth, A Love Story" 
02.14.21 "Moab" Ruth ch 1,  with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
​02.21.21 "The Fields of Bethlehem" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
​02.28.21 "It Just so Happened" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
03.07.21 "The Threshing Floor" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
03.14.21 "The City Gates" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)
03.21.21 "Epilogue" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (service) (audio) (video)

04.04.21  "Real Life" Colossians 3 with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)

04.11.21 "A Creative Minority" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
​04.18.21 "Resilient Disciples" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
04.25.21 "Compromise?" (Daniel 1) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio) (video)
05.02.21 "The Wisdom Warrior" (Daniel 2) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
05.09.21 "Even If/Non-Participation" (Daniel 3) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
05.16.21 "Two Kings" (Daniel 4-5) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
05.23.21 "Faithful Witness" (Daniel 6) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
05.30.21 "Kingdom vs Empire" (Daniel 7) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
06.06.21 "Praying in Exile" (Daniel 8-12) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
06.13.21 "Go Your Way" (Daniel 12) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)

standalone messages
06.20.21 "What is the Church?" with Pastor Mike (audio)
"Daniel: A Creative Minority"
(A Handbook for Exile) 
"Along the Way"
08.01.21 "The Goal" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
08.08.21  Panel Discussion on the Process of Growing Spiritually (no audio recorded)
08.15.21 "The Pilgrimage" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
08.22.21 "Milk & Meat" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
08.29.21 "the Journey of Trust" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
"Notes to the Church"
07.11.21 "Koinonia" (Philemon) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (no audio due to tech issues, recap here)
07.18.21 "Truth & Love" (2 & 3 John) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
07.25.21 "Contending for the Faith" (Jude) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
"Living the Hope of the Gospel"
09.05.21 "Living the Hope of the Gospel in This Moment" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud  (audio)
09.12.21  "Living the Hope of the Gospel at Home" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)
09.19.21 "Living the Hope of the Gospel Today" with Sage Bjornrud & Simon Luckow (audio)
​09.26.21 "Living the Hope of the Gospel at Work & School" with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)

10.03.21 "An Unshakeable Kingdom" (Hebrews 12:28-29) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud  (audio)
​10.10.21 "Rooted" (Jeremiah 17.5-8) with Pastor Lon Bjornrud (audio)

"Not Shaken: Becoming Resilient Disciples in an Uncertain World"