Are We Open To Transformation?

Sunday, October 1, 2017 After Pentecost Proper 21 Year A New Testament Philippians 2:1–13 Gospel Matthew 21:23–32 Click here for the audio only version.   Make sure you read or listen to Last Weeks sermon, to tie this to this one. Keep in mind, the text below was a guide for the sermon.  There is much … [Read more…]

TV Appearance First Lutheran on Siouxland New KMEG14 Fox44

I had a fantastic opportunity to appear on KMEG14-Fox44 to speak about our new contemporary service. J.R., the contemporary band leader, made arrangements for this interview.  So thankful that this could be done. Below the video, is what was posted to the website of the news station. SIOUXLAND NEWS — The First Lutheran Church of South … [Read more…]

Let it Go

Sunday, July 9, 2017 | After Pentecost Proper 9 Year A New Testament Romans 7:15–25a Gospel Matthew 11:16–19, 25–30 Revised Common Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Faithlife, 2009). For an audio only version, click here.  

Leadership Lab 2016

Leadership Lab starts next week.  I cannot wait to get there and I know that this excitement is shared by all that lead and all that are being taught leadership.  If you don’t know what Leadership Lab is, check out the website at: or Facebook at: Below is a video to give you … [Read more…]

Pope says church should apologize to gays

See this article from NPR regarding the Pope’s comments on Gay people.  Note the apology is not just the Roman Catholic Church but all Christians, as we are “The Church” of believers. Also note his comment about Martin Luther. shortcode

The Father, Son and Spirit are Calling

Click this link for the audio version of the sermon. Sunday, May 22, 2016   After Pentecost Holy Trinity Year C Old Testament Proverbs 8:1–4, 22–31 Psalm Psalm 8:1-9 New Testament Romans 5:1–5 Gospel John 16:12–15 Revised Common Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009).

Pick up your mat and respond

Below is the link to an audio version of a sermon delivered at Calvary Lutheran in Minong. Sermons Sunday, May 1, 2016 | Easter Sixth Sunday of Easter Year C First Reading Acts 16:9–15 Psalm Psalm 67 New Testament Revelation 21:10, Revelation 21:22–22:5 Gospel  John 5:1–9 Revised Common Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009). … [Read more…]