Jesus’s Birth, Drop Your Security Blankets

This is the sermon that was delivered at First Lutheran Church, South Sioux City NE. on December 24th at the 11 PM Service. Isaiah 9:2-7 Psalm 96:1-13 Titus 2:11-14 Luke 2:1-20 Here is the link to the audio only version.


Below is a post about traditions.  This post is on the website of the Church I serve at, First Lutheran Church, South Sioux City Nebraska.   This time of the year can be steeped in traditions.  Sometimes we don’t even recall when or why a tradition was started.   Traditions have their place, to … [Read more…]

Traveling Light Ch 1-3

This is part 1 of a 6 part series from Max Lucado’s book, Traveling Light: Releasing the Burdens You Were Never Intended to Bear. Click here for the audio of this sermon.   First Reading:  (New Century Version) Exodus 6:2-3, 6a, 7b 2 Then God said to Moses, “I am the Lord. 3 I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, … [Read more…]

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).

Tell the Good News, Be the Light

Currently the sermons and services are not being recorded at Calvary. Sorry for any  inconvenience this may have caused. Thursday, December 24, 2015 Christmas Nativity of the Lord Old Testament Isaiah 9:2-7 New Testament  Titus 2:11-14 Gospel  Luke 1:1-20 The time of Advent, the time of waiting for the birth of a savior can be … [Read more…]

Advent, Precursor to Change

  Audio Version Sunday, December 6, 2015 Second Sunday of Advent Year C Old Testament Malachi 3:1–4 New Testament Philippians 1:3–11 Gospel Luke 3:1–6 Welcome to the second Sunday of Advent.  Yet another week of waiting for the Lord.  Like the Israelites, we wait in anticipation of what God will do for us.  We look … [Read more…]