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Freedom in Christ

6/26/2016 Sixth Sunday after Pentecost The text is  Galatians 5:1,13-25. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. Gary Carver writes about one of his favorite stories.  It is about Abraham Lincoln as “he emerges from the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. It seems that Stephen Douglas had accused … Continue reading

Living in an Unsafe World

6/19/2016 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost The text is  Psalm 22:19-28; Luke 8:26-39. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. I usually don’t use the psalm as a text for my sermon, but after the events that unfolded last week, it just seemed appropriate as it … Continue reading

Love Is…

6/12/2016 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost  The text is Luke 7:36-8:3. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. Years ago, a movie came out that is best known by a one-liner that goes like this, “Love means never having to say that you’re sorry.” To the … Continue reading

For Nothing Is Impossible with God!

6/5/2016  Third Sunday after Pentecost The text is Luke 7:11-17.  Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. If you ask most Christians who Jesus raised to life, the most common response you would get would be “Lazarus”. For how could we miss the story of … Continue reading