“Unlikely Heroes!”

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany 10 February 2019 (Isaiah 6:1-8 Psalm 138 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Luke 5:1-11) “Unlikely Heroes!” Throughout the Bible God makes heroes out of the most unlikely of people. Let’s think of a few: Jacob was a homeless drifter. Moses was a murderer with a speech impediment. David was an impulsive teenager. Jeremiah … More “Unlikely Heroes!”

A Life of Love

Luke 4:21-30 1 Corinthians 13: 1-13 As I have shared before in sermons and elsewhere, I come from a family of Lutheran pastors, including both of parents. Because of this family dynamic, because of what a pastors life entails, my childhood experience was one in which you could pretty much guarantee, that on any given … More A Life of Love

“A Story of Faith & Hope on RIC Sunday!”

Reconciling In Christ Sunday (Epiphany Three) 27 January 2019 (Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 Luke 4: 14-21) [Today at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, we are celebrating Reconciling In Christ (RIC) Sunday. We are lifting up the theme of hospitality as described in our Welcome Statement (see webpage), most specifically, … More “A Story of Faith & Hope on RIC Sunday!”

Found by Jesus

Luke 2: 41-52 It’s safe to say that every parent of child (who has hit the point of walking at least) has experienced those moments of pure anxiety, when, even for a moment, you don’t know where your child is… When you turn around for even a second, and suddenly they’re out of sight, and … More Found by Jesus