Baptism of our Lord, Baptism is IMPORTANT!

Baptism is IMPORTANT! First Sunday After the Epiphany Year A Old Testament    Isaiah 42:1-9 New Testament   Acts 10:34-43 Gospel                   Matthew 3:13-17 Click on this link for an Audio only version.  

Invitation to the Word

January 1, 2017 Holy Name of Jesus – Mary, Mother of God Revised Common Lectionary Years ABC Old Testament  Numbers 6:22-27 New Testament Galatians 4:4-7 Gospel Luke 2:15-21 Sermon delivered at First Lutheran, South Sioux City NE Click here for an audio only version

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…]

Christ, The King over All

Below is the video version of the sermon. The audio version is missing the video shown following the sermon. Click here for the audio version. Christ the King Sunday 11/20/2016 Old Testament Jeremiah 23:1–6 New Testament Colossians 1:11–20 Gospel Luke 23:33–43

Keep Active, Keep Going and Do Not Sit Idle

Below is the sermon from 11-13-2016 given at First Lutheran, South Sioux City NE. Click here for the audio only version. Old Testament Malachi 4:1–2a Psalm Psalm 98:1-9 New Testament 2 Thessalonians 3:6–13 Gospel Luke 21:5–19