Category: Sermon

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… Continue Reading “God Mends our Troubled hearts”

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… Continue Reading “Living in Christ, an abundant life”

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… Continue Reading “Jesus opens your heart to love!”

The tomb is empty

April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday Matthew 28:1-10 Everything happened so quickly for Jesus, the disciples really did not get a chance to say their proper goodbyes as it was Joseph of Arimathea that took the honor of taking Jesus down from the cross; preparing… Continue Reading “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,… Continue Reading “Communion in a time of QUARANTINE”

Moving forward

April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday Matthew 21:1-11 I was speaking with a member of Trinity earlier this week and we were talking about the major national and global events that have helped shape our lives. Now, she has just a few years on me… Continue Reading “Moving forward”

It is okay to grieve!

March 29, 2020 John 11:1-45 Grief. It is a part of the human condition that many of us would rather forego. It hurts. Often grief may hit us at the most unexpected times catching us by surprise and leaving us not knowing how to… Continue Reading “It is okay to grieve!”

Living in Darkness

March 22, 2020 Ephesians 5:8-14, John 9:1-41 One of the greatest movie sagas of all time began in 1977. The same year that I was born. Coincidence? I think not! All around, 1977 was a pretty awesome year! Star Wars has set a course… Continue Reading “Living in Darkness”

Fear and Faith

August 11, 2019 Luke 12:32-40 Fear and Faith. These are the recurring themes from our lessons this morning.  Could living our lives be as simple as stripping everything away to whether we are living in fear or if we are living in faith? Do… Continue Reading “Fear and Faith”

Christ in All

August 4, 2019 Luke 12:13-21 In Christ there is no division! “There is no longer Greek and Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and free; but Christ is all and in all” (Col 3:11). Feel free to add what other divisions we may… Continue Reading “Christ in All”