“Being a Scandalous Community!”

St. Luke Physician/Evangelist (Healing) 18 October 2015 (Isaiah 43:8-13 Psalm 124 2 Timothy 4:5-11 Luke 1:1-4; 24:44-53) “Being a Scandalous Community!” On the front of today’s bulletin, at the very bottom are listed three aspects of the church’s ministry of healing. They are: 1.) God’s presence with strength and comfort in times of suffering; 2.) … More “Being a Scandalous Community!”

“Communities of Sinners and Saints!”

Nineteen Sunday after Pentecost 4 October 2015 (Genesis 2:18-24 Psalm 8 Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 Mark 10:2-16) “Communities of Sinners and Saints!” I ran into a dilemma this past week when I began thinking about this sermon. The dilemma is this: the entire Gospel text, everything you just heard. The dilemma is that, seemingly, this Gospel … More “Communities of Sinners and Saints!”