Sunday Sermon – October 25, 2020

Good morning everyone, happy Reformation week! To really get into today’s gospel text about freedom from sin, and in honor of a very well known Lutheran named Dietrich Bonhoeffer, I’m gonna tell you about Bonhoeffer, and about grace, and about potentially getting eaten by bears, and hopefully by the end of this those three thingsContinue reading “Sunday Sermon – October 25, 2020”

Sunday Sermon – October 18, 2020

In Jesus time, politics were sometimes a malicious conversation topic, especially when mixed with religion. Our gospel text for today brings us right into the middle of one of these tense, seemingly lose-lose standoffs. It’s the kind of conversation where as soon as someone asks that question, or brings up that topic, whatever it is,Continue reading “Sunday Sermon – October 18, 2020”

Rocks

Isaiah 51:1-6; Matthew 16:13-20; Romans 12:1-8 – August 23, 2020 INTRODUCTION TO MATTHEW 16:13-20 If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent us an educator; If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist; If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us anContinue reading “Rocks”

Faith Lift: ‘Till We Meet Again

Following your vote to enter into becoming a redevelopment congregation the Synod will begin considering the qualities necessary for your next pastor.  I want to share what a friend of mine sent me an email that describes the typical Church staff. THE CHURCH STAFF: Pastor:  Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. MoreContinue reading “Faith Lift: ‘Till We Meet Again”