Author archives: Steve Lindsley

  • Steve Lindsley (Isaiah 43: 1-4; Luke 3: 15-22) It is an odd phenomenon that happens every January in the church year.  One Sunday it is Epiphany, where the infant Jesus and his parents are visited by wise men from the east, bearing gifts.  And then, the very next Sunday – this Sunday - Jesus... [read more]
  • Grace Lindvall (Isaiah 60:1-9; Matthew 1:1-12) This is a rich text; it is a story about 2 powers that exist in the world, it is a story about faithful people who come from foreign lands, and it is a story about people who follow signs of hope to find Christ. The evangelist, Matthew, does wha... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley John 1: 1-5, 14 The “For Sale” sign appeared rather unceremoniously in the front yard one day.  It has been awhile since anyone lived there.  Those in the neighborhood had grown accustomed to its empty state, the lack of a car parked in the driveway or children running on the ... [read more]
  • Grace Lindvall (Matthew 1: 18-25) Will you pray with me? God of advent waiting, of hope, and expectation. Sit with us in this time of waiting and preparing, open our hearts to hear your word and open our hearts to receive your presence with us. Move your spirit through our hearts that we wou... [read more]
  •   Hey everyone, this is Steve Lindsley, Senior Pastor at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlotte North Carolina, and I want to welcome you to the On The Way Podcast.  On The Way is a spiritual pilgrimage that our church is embarking on in 2019 that’s going to focus on spiritual growth a... [read more]
  • On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother and they knelt down in homage. Then, opening their treasure-chests, they offered him gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Matthew 2:11 Scripture tells us that the Wise Men brought their very best to baby Jesus “in homage.” The word... [read more]
  • https://vimeo.com/302756986 In the Gospel of Mark, the writer refers often to "the way" - not just as the road one walks on, but the course one's life takes as they follow Jesus. Our goal as people of faith is to traverse this particular "way" with intentionality and with each other. In 2019, ... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Luke 1: 5-20; Isaiah 2: 1-5) When I started seminary, I lived for the summer with some friends in their spare bedroom.  Their apartment was in Vinings, outside Atlanta, up I-75 in the far northwestern corner of the city.  The seminary was way over in Decatur, due east of Atla... [read more]
  • Dear Trinity family, As you have likely seen and felt, many exciting things are taking place in the life of our congregation these days. God is at work in our church and our community, and I have loved watching the church respond to God’s call for renewal, service, and faithfulness. I write to s... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (John 18: 33-38a; 2 Samuel 23:1-7) Are you King of the Jews? It’s a simple enough question, right?  There are two possible answers: yes or no.  You either are, or you aren’t.  It’s simple. Are you King of the Jews?   Unless….unless it isn’t simple.  Unless it’s more t... [read more]