August 22, 2021 John 6:56-69 We all do things that could have been perceived as foolish when we were younger. Perhaps we may still do foolish things on occasion. I know I can look at my children and the foolish things they have done, but it also reminds me of those things I have done.… Continue reading Who Would Walk away From Jesus?
August 8, 2021 John 6:35, 41-51 Have you ever been caught up in daydreams? Daydreams lead us from what is, to something that could be. This can be dangerous at times when paying attention is essential; like in your car. However, daydreams may also lead to new insights and inspiration. I first met Walter Mitty… Continue reading Draw Me In!
“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, Stay Safe,” the question arises if we should be partaking in… Continue reading Communion in a time of QUARANTINE
October 14, 2018 Hebrews 4:12-16 I would like you to stop and think for a minute about the practices in your life that you have held close to your heart. Those things that you have looked forward to on a regular basis. Perhaps they have even shaped who you are today. One such practice in… Continue reading Living Our Faith: Sacraments
August 19, 2018 John 6:51-58 Our lives revolve around food. Food is a great way to invite people in and share in relationship with one another. Jesus is no stranger to food and enthusiastically welcomes all to the table where the feast has been prepared and Jesus welcomes us to feast on the bread of… Continue reading Welcome to the Table
August 12, 2018 John 6:35, 41-51 When I was getting ready to enter fourth grade, I asked my parents if I could play football. I had played baseball for a couple of years and decided that I wanted to try a new sport. It didn’t take me long to realize that I did not… Continue reading Being Drawn to Jesus
April 2, 2017 John 11:1-41 I don’t know about you, but there are times throughout the week that I long to gather for worship. Times when I feel drained and know that I need to be fed by God’s Word in community and to be with you as we break the bread and drink the… Continue reading Set Within God’s Word
February 12, 2017 Matthew 5:21-37 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. I don’t know about you, but if there was any other day that I really wanted to focus on another text, it would be today! Luckily, there are two other lessons that have been read,… Continue reading Be Reconciled