Category: Sermon

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”

Only One Thing!

July 21, 2019 Luke 10:38-42 As a child, I could not wait until Christmas break came upon us. It meant that Christmas was usually less than a week away and the excitement that built up in my family home was almost uncontainable. At least… Continue Reading “Only One Thing!”

You Can’t Do It Alone!

July 7, 2019 Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Now that I have done it twice, returning to college after being out of classes for some time can evoke a tiny bit of anxiety. I began seminary a decade after getting my undergrad degree, and last fall… Continue Reading “You Can’t Do It Alone!”

You Have a Choice!

June 30, 2019 Galatians 5:1, 13-25 Growing up I would say that I had the greatest freedom I could imagine. Probably the only thing that could have made it better was if my parents had been millionaires. Still, I would usually receive what I… Continue Reading “You Have a Choice!”

Healed in Christ

June 23, 2019 Luke 8:26-39 The morning burned so August-hot, the marsh’s moist breath hung the oaks and pines with fog. The palmetto patches stood unusually quiet except for the low, slow flap of the heron’s wings lifting from the lagoon. And then, Kya,… Continue Reading “Healed in Christ”