Encountering Jesus

Sunday, November 12, 2017 | After Pentecost Proper 27 Year A Matthew 25:1-13 There is no video or audio for this sermon.   The foolish were short sighted. They thought of the moment, today not the future. They did not plan for the future. When we say and do things that are not focused on … [Read more…]

In the World, Not of the World

January 29, 2017 Fourth Sunday After the Epiphany Year A Old Testament: Micah 6:1-8 New Testament:  1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12 Click here for audio only version.

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).

Brokenness

Audio Version Sunday November 8, 2015 After Pentecost Proper 27 Year B Old Testament 1 Kings 17:8–16 New Testament Hebrews 9:24–28 Gospel Mark 12:38–44 The scriptures we have today are ones that can be easily misused against people.  It would be very easy to take both the 1 Kings text and the Mark text and … [Read more…]

That was easy

Audio only link Sunday, October 11, 2015 Pentecost Amos 5:6–7, 10–15 Hebrews 4:12–16 Mark 10:17–31 Two weeks in a row, we are given a tough text from Mark.  Last week Jesus speak to divorce and adultery.  Now Jesus is telling the rich man to give everything up and come follow him.  There you go, now … [Read more…]

A Changed Reality

Audio Version Wayne Zion Lutheran Church, Monticello IA Sunday, July 19, 2015 Jeremiah 23:1–6 Psalm 23:1-6 Ephesians 2:11–22 Mark 6:30–34, 53–56             There is so much in all of our texts today.  Often, I do not see a relation in the readings, but throughout these, there is a relation in all … [Read more…]