“Taking God Seriously!”

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany 2 February 2020 (Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12) “Taking God Seriously!” When Herbert Chilstrom, the first presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) died two weeks ago (January 19), there was an outpouring of emotion describing this man’s courage in taking on the challenges … More “Taking God Seriously!”

“Returning a different way after finding Jesus!”

Epiphany of our Lord 5 January 2020 (Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2: 1-12) “Returning a different way after finding Jesus!” This morning I’m going to begin by giving you the theme of my sermon in a few words. But first, it is a New Year! It’s the first Sunday of 2020! Surely, you can … More “Returning a different way after finding Jesus!”

“Invitations from the Advent Wilderness!”

Second Sunday of Advent 8 December 2019 (Isaiah 11:1-10 Psalm 72 Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12) “Invitations from the Advent Wilderness!” He’s rugged! He’s wild! He’s not very polite! He likes to dunk people in cold water! He’s clear about who he is! He’s passionate about what he believes! He’s courageous about what he is doing! … More “Invitations from the Advent Wilderness!”