Monthly Archives: December 2016

Sermon for Christmas Day

Putting the Mass in Christ-mass, we had Divine Service today. The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us. You can find parts of Holy Scripture that people will argue with more: Jesus wasn’t really born of a Virgin. The … Continue reading

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Sermon for Christmas Eve

In case you missed it – which you shouldn’t do. Good news – another service tomorrow morning at 9. We’ll see you there! Tonight we celebrate the birth of the Savior in Bethlehem. A joyful occasion. But it’s sort of … Continue reading

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Do We Have to Go To – SQUIRREL!

Yes, that was my article in the Lutheran Witness, answering the question, “Do we have to go to church on Christmas?” A couple of other authors from the same issue mentioned on FB that they completed their article, and were … Continue reading

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Sermon for Gaudete

Normally, I just post my sermon. Today, I’m adding a few comments. This is one of my favorite Gospel readings for the year. And yet it is one of the hardest to preach. John stands as the exemplar preacher in scripture. … Continue reading

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God’s 400 Year Mic Drop: Sermon for Advent 2

Malachi is the last of the prophets. The exact date of some prophets we don’t know. But Malachi is the last one. About 400 years before the birth of Jesus. After that – silence. 400 years of no prophets writing … Continue reading

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