To see Jesus

John 12:20-33 Last Sunday evening, I spent about two hours over at the Foltz’ house with Pastor Foltz and Faith, and a number of our young adults, around conversation and of course, around small feast as well. The question that guided our conversation centered around our Lutheran doctrine of Justification… the manner in which we … More To see Jesus

“Complaining! Complaining! Complaining!”

Fourth Sunday in Lent 11 March 2018 (Numbers 21:4-9 Psalm 107 Ephesians 2:1-10 John 3:14-21) “Complaining! Complaining! Complaining!” Complaining! Complaining! Complaining! Brought to you directly from the Israelites wandering in the wilderness for forty years! “We don’t like the bitter water!” [Exodus 15:22-25]. ”We don’t have enough food!” [Exodus 16:2-3]. “We are thirsty!” [Exodus 17:3 … More “Complaining! Complaining! Complaining!”

“A Love that loves us best of all!”

First Sunday in Lent 18 February 2018 (Genesis 9:8-17 Psalm 25 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15) “A Love that loves us best of All!” [When this sermon was first preached on the First Sunday of Lent, it was enhanced with a PowerPoint presentation depicting Maurice Sendak’s book, “Where the Wild Things Are!”] This past Wednesday … More “A Love that loves us best of all!”

A Journey Incomplete

Transfiguration 2018 Mark 9:2-9 So today we celebrate the final day of the season of Epiphany before we enter into the season of Lent. The day our liturgical calendar deems, “The Transfiguration of Our Lord”. Our gospel text for the day, describes those events that regular church goers are all too familiar with. Jesus, along … More A Journey Incomplete