Sunday, January 7, 2018 | Epiphany Baptism of the Lord First Sunday After the Epiphany Year B Genesis 1:1-5 Acts 19:1-7 Mark 1:4-11 Click here for an audio only version. Doubtless in Paul’s mind they were not re-baptized but baptized into Christ once and for all. John himself, pointed to beyond himself, to Jesus and … [Read more…]
Sunday, December 24, 2017 | Advent Fourth Sunday of Advent Year B On the same date: Nativity of the Lord, Christmas Eve Old Testament 2 Samuel 7:1–11, 16 Luke 1:46b–55 New Testament Romans 16:25–27 Gospel Luke 1:26–38 God comes to us even from the very beginning. Sometimes I think that many of us forget … [Read more…]
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…]
Adapted from the, “Discovering God’s Vision For Your Life, You and Your Spiritual Gifts.” By Kenneth C. Haugk. Part 4 of 4. Unfortunately, there is no audio or video associated with this sermon. 1 Corinthians 1:26-30 Matthew 11:29-30 Module 7 Your Calling The Ministry of Every Christian Vocation The root of the English word vocation … [Read more…]
Sunday, July 16, 2017 | After Pentecost Proper 10 Year A New Testament Romans 8:1–11 Gospel Matthew 13:1–9, 18–23 For audio only version, click here.
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.
Sunday, July 2, 2017 | After Pentecost Proper 8 Year A New Testament Romans 6:12–23 Gospel Matthew 10:40–42 For an audio only version, click here
We have many spiritual gifts given to us by God. Most of us have heard about Spiritual gifts in some way or another. Some of those gifts include things such as the gifts of: Fellowship, Finance, Caring Ministries, Christian Education, Management, Hospitality and many others. The gifts that God gives to us, is not limited … [Read more…]
Sunday May 14th Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 1 Peter 2:2-10 For an audio version, click here.
Pastor Jose Miranda of St. Paul United Methodist, delivers part B at First Lutheran on 3/22/2017 This sermon is based upon the sermon delivered by Pastor Rick Warren for the Daniel Plan Philippians 2:4 (TEV) Hebrews 13:1 (CEV) Ecclesiastes 4:12 (NLT) Ecclesiastes 4:10 (NLT) 1 Peter 3:8a (LB) 1 Corinthians 12:26 (ESV) Romans 12:15 (TEV) … [Read more…]