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Messages by Mike Laughrun

Messages by Mike Laughrun

Mike Laughrun has served as Lead Pastor at Tri-Cities Baptist Church since January of 2011. He and his wife Jennifer have been married since 1995 and have five children.

Hebrews 1:1-3 Jesus Is The Better Revelation – Part 2

(1) Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, (2) but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. (3) He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins,…

Hebrews 1:1-3 Jesus Is The Better Revelation

(14) Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. … (16) Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.Hebrews 4:14, 16 (1) Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to…

Advent – Jesus Followers Wait for the King Luke 2:22-35

(22) And when the time came for their purification according to the Law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (23) (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every male who first opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord”) (24) and to offer a sacrifice according to what is said in the Law of the Lord, “a pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.” (25) Now there…

Advent – Jesus Followers Long for the King Isaiah 9:1-7

During the month of December, the whole family aligns with the church family under the same Big Truths and Bible verses for our Advent series. Use Advent to capture unique opportunities for family discipleship: Remind your kids that Advent is not just about Christmas. During Advent, we remember Christ’s first coming in order to anticipate when He comes again. Include your teenagers and older kids in discipleship conversations with their younger brothers and sisters. Use the sermons on Sunday morning…

The Day Of the Lord Will Come – Part III

(1) This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, (2) that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles, (3) knowing this first of all that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires. 2 Peter 3:1-3 (8) But do not overlook…

2 Peter 3:1-10 The Day of the Lord Will Come

October 16, 2022 2 Peter 3:1-10 (1) This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, (2) that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles, (3) knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires. (4) They…

2 Peter 1:1-4 God Has Given Us Everything Needed For Life And Godliness

Message by Mike Laughrun. The Plan – Ways for us to get the most out of this book: Read.   Access TCBC’s 2022 reading plan at tcbchurch.org/peter or through the tcbchurch app.   Gather.  Prioritize the weekly gathering. Purpose to worship weekly at 9:15am or 11:00am.  Study.   Utilize resources to help you study Peter’s letters throughout the week. For sale at the kiosk   Talk.   We learn better in community. Community adds encouragement, accountability, teaching, correction, and training. Talk to…

2 Peter Intro

The Plan- ways for us to get the most out of this book:· Read. Access TCBC’s 2022 reading plan at tcbchurch.org/peter or through the tcbchurch app.· Gather. Prioritize the weekly gathering. Purpose to worship weekly at 9:15am or 11:00am.· Study. Utilize resources to help you study Peter’s letters throughout the week. For sale at the kiosk· Talk. We learn better in community. Community adds encouragement, accountability, teaching, correction, and training. Talk to one another and others about what God is…

Part 5 – Membership Promises

Message by Mike Laughrun. If I had never joined a church till I had found one that was perfect, I should never have joined one at all; and the moment I did join it, I should have spoiled it. Still, imperfect as it is, it is the dearest place on earth.  – Charles Spurgeon (16) As He was going along by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a net in the sea;…

Part 2 – Membership Promises

Message by Mike Laughrun. Membership Promises Part 2 What does faithful church membership look like? (41) So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls. (42) They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2:41-42 The New Testament knows no Christians floating around in “just me and Jesus” land. Believers belong to churches. Kevin DeYoung PRINCIPLES…PRACTICES…PROMISES…

Part 1 – Membership Promises

Message by Mike Laughrun How does Scripture affirm church membership?  The example of the early church (41) So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls. (42) They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2:41-42   The New Testament knows no Christians floating around in “just me and Jesus” land. Believers belong to churches. Kevin…

Advent 5 – Jesus Is Our Only Hope

Message by Mike Laughrun. Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and of Christ Jesus, who is our hope…  1 Timothy 1:1  HOPE …absolute certainty of what the future holds rooted in the unwavering character and unchanging promises of God.   so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life. Titus 3:7   May the God of hope fill you with all joy…

Advent 3 – Jesus Is Fully God

Message by Mike Laughrun. (1) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (2) He was in the beginning with God. (3) All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. (4) In him was life, and the life was the light of men. (5) The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:1-5     Big truth:…

Matthew 26:30-75 Jesus The King Suffered, Died For Our Sins, And Rose From The Dead Part II

(31) Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’ (32) But after I am raised up, I will go before you to Galilee.” (33) Peter answered him, “Though they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away.” (34) Jesus said to him, “Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster…

Matthew 26:1-30 Jesus The King Suffered, Died and Rose From the Dead

(1) When Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said to his disciples, (2) “You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified.” (3) Then the chief priests and the elders of the people gathered in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas, (4) and plotted together in order to arrest Jesus by stealth and kill him. (5) But they said, “Not during the…

Matthew 25 – Jesus Is Coming Again part 2

(1) “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. (2) Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. (3) For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, (4) but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. (5) As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and slept. (6) But at midnight there was a cry, ‘Here is the bridegroom!…