Category: Sermon

The Holy spirit draws us together

May 31, 2020 Acts 2:1-21 For those of you that have been on Facebook for some time and post pictures, you have most likely had memories of years past pop up. During this time of staying home, that can be both delightful to celebrate…

In God we are one

May 24, 2020 Easter 7 John 17:1-11 As I have pondered this gospel lesson for the past week, the one concept that keeps floating to the top is around unity. This is a prayer that we are hearing from Jesus in the 17th chapter…

God Mends our Troubled hearts

May 10, 2020 John 14:1-14 Sure, Jesus, that is easy for you to say! “Do not let your hearts be troubled.” There is so much going on right now with us being under orders to stay home and stay safe that it is hard…

Living in Christ, an abundant life

May 3, 2020 John 10:1-10 Back at the beginning of March, a couple of weeks before our entire world seemed to get turned upside down, Vern and Theresa joined me to go see the Detroit Youth Choir and Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. Pastor Nadia is…

Jesus opens your heart to love!

April 26, 2020 Luke 24:13-35 During this pandemic, we have seen many people stepping up to try new things and to reach out to their sisters and brothers around the world. If you are a fan of talk shows, many have found ways to…

The tomb is empty

Communion in a time of QUARANTINE

“For times like these, when our heart feels too sorely pressed, this comfort of the Lord’s Supper is given to bring us new strength and refreshment.” Martin Luther in The Large Catechism As we find ourselves in this time of orders to “Stay Home,…