Category archives: Podcast

  •   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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Grace Lindvall (Isaiah 6:1-9; Psalm 139) Will you pray with me? God of abundant grace, your presence is with us wherever we go, and yet, we pray that you would surround us, be with us, make your presence apparent to us so that through our recognition of your presence, we might grow stronger ... [read more]
  • Psalm 137: 1-9; Mark 11: 15-18(Steve Lindsley)So let’s not mince words, shall we?  The writer of the 137th Psalm certainly doesn’t.This is a hard Psalm.  And that last verse is reprehensible.  And there’s really no rationalizing away these words.  The Psalmist certainly doesn’t.  There’s no redempti... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Psalm 42: 1-3, 7-11) We continue this morning our sermon series on the many voices of the psalms.  Last week, we looked at the voice of lament, and the words of Psalm 13 - How long, O Lord, how long??  The ache and pain of not being seen, and our calling as the community of f... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Psalm 13) It happens so often that we barely even notice it. You meet someone in the course of your day. You make eye contact.  They ask, how are you doing?  And you say, Fine! It’s the standard exchange, right?  How are you doing?  Fine.  Even if you’re not really “fine.”... [read more]
  • Dr. Paul Roberts (Job 38: 1-7; Mark 10: 35-45) Paul Roberts was the speaker at our 2018 All-Church retreat in Montreat, NC.  Dr. Roberts is the President of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary in Atlanta.
  • Grace Lindvall (Luke 17:11-19) Leprosy in first century Israel was both a physical ailment and a social one. Having leprosy meant a life lived outside of community – outside of the tender touch of a spouse, conversations with friends, the love of a community – leprosy meant living life outsi... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Exodus 35: 4-22, 36:2-7; 2 Corinthians 9: 1-15) Perhaps you’ve been lucky enough in your life to know someone like Oseola McCarty.  Ms. McCarty was a Mississippi washerwoman, born in the early 1900’s.  She had to drop out of school in 6th grade to help take care of her family... [read more]
  • Grace Lindvall (Colossians 2:6-7; Luke 10:1-12) Most mission trips I have been on come with an extensive, detailed packing list – gloves for the work, long pants, boots, bug spray, sunscreen, journal, a Bible, so on. But not this mission trip. This mission they are sent out and explicitly to... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Deuteronomy 10:12-21; Luke 14:12-14) Her name was Ashley.  She was in my 5th grade class in elementary school.  Her seat, if I remember right, was about three up from mine on the left, just under the chalkboard.  I remember if our teacher got a little over-zealous with the ch... [read more]