Sin, Grace, and Freedom

Reformation Day – October 30, 2011 John 8:1-36 Jeremiah 31:31-34 Romans 3:19-28   What does  Reformation Day mean to you? It’s certainly more than Lutheran Pride Day… It’s more than a time for a history lesson about Martin Luther and the other reformers. It’s even more than an opportunity to hear Bach in church!

Hunger Rumblings!

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (World Hunger)                      23 October 2011 (Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18   Psalm 1   1 Thessalonians 2:1-8   Matthew 22:34-46) “Hunger Rumblings!” Beginning:   Be a Human Bean, from Hunger and Hope, Dramas about Poverty, Hunger & Mission, Carl H. Billings Jr. ELCA World Hunger, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. 2006. I wonder if it ever happens … More Hunger Rumblings!

Jesus, Healer

St.Luke Day – Jesus, Healer October 15-16, 2011 Luke 1:1-4, 24:44-53   Luke:  “I too decided, after investigating everything carefully from the very first, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,….” (Luke 1:3)   Me:  Who was this Luke who decided to write an orderly account?  He was an eloquent and knowledgeable … More Jesus, Healer

Love One Another

Pentecost 16 – Love One Another John 13:34-35 Deuteronomy 6:4-9 October 1-2, 2011   In 1942, approximately 110,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese nationals living along the Pacific coast were forced by theUnited Statesgovernment to move to internment camps.   Over 60% of those interned in the “War Relocation Camps” wereU.S.citizens.   In 2007, it was finally proven … More Love One Another