Response to Grace

Matthew 22:1-14 Boy, Pastor Mike picked a good time to go away. He swears he doesn’t look at the texts before he puts our preaching schedule together… I’m not convinced… As with our texts from last week, our readings for today, speak to violence, murder, and division, and of expectations, of who is in and … More Response to Grace

“Martin and Katie’s Unexpected Adventure” (skit for Reformation)

MARTIN & KATIE’S UNEXPECTED ADVENTURE St. James Lutheran Church – Gettysburg, PA Reformation Day – 2017 (a skit for Reformation) Mike. (Just beginning his sermon): “Well, today is a special day as we celebrate the 500 anniversary of the . . . (there is pounding at the door of the worship space. The door opens … More “Martin and Katie’s Unexpected Adventure” (skit for Reformation)

Bearing Fruit

Matthew 21:33-46 Anyone else want to preach on this weekends Gospel??? Not an easy message from the mouth of Jesus… A landowner, who provides what appears to be a pretty nice place to live: safe, a fence and a watchtower for protection, and land that provides both work and food. And then, the tenants, ungrateful … More Bearing Fruit