Monthly Archives: February 2012

Anniversary

This is the second anniversary of my installation as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church. It was eight years ago today that the area pastors braved dangerous and icy roads to come and give their approval to this unworthy servant of … Continue reading

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Well Said

Gerard Bradley, professor at Notre Dame, has written an excellent explanation of the social and legal background of the recent HHS mandate that would violate the conscience of millions of Americans.  Anyone who is interested in this issue should read … Continue reading

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Sermon for the Funeral of Jennifer Cox

This offers the exact opposite point of view from the article referenced in my last post.  It is the sermon preached for one of my members, who suffered from crippling rheumatoid arthritis for most of her 62 years.  And yet, … Continue reading

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Molech is Alive and Well

This article is just disturbing on so many levels.  It is written by a mother who wishes her son, born with genetic abnormalities, would have been aborted.  Ostensibly it is to spare him the pain he has suffered, but I … Continue reading

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But Don’t Answer the Question

Shortly after President Harrison took his courageous stand against both parties in his congressional testimony (One party for proposing to violate consciences, the other for attempting to extract a sound bite they could use to condemn the President), a friend … Continue reading

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Sermon for Ash Wednesday

After the jump.  I added a few words at the end about how God expects us to hold him to his promises.  That, and not our worthiness, is why we are bold to ask for his blessings.

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday this year had a special poignancy. One of my most dearly beloved members was called out of this vale of tears. While we were saying, “From dust thou art and unto dust thou shalt return”, our Lord was … Continue reading

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