The world is a violent place. The horrifying story of Mollie Tibbetts shoves that in our faces this week. Violence happens at the personal level, as with Mollie, at the geo-political level as we stand in frozen horror with Nuclear missiles at the ready, and everything in between. This is nothing new. Humans have been […]
Here is the mind map for the sermon this week. We need to combine the topic of Walking in the Spirit, grounded in Colossians 2:6-7, with Father’s Day. It begins with a visual exegesis of the text. Then a visual organizing of thoughts. Pray that the sermon comes together.
Summer is almost here and it’s time to start thinking about our summer worship series. This year we decided to borrow an idea from our sisters and brothers at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Burnsville and preach a series on the Holy Spirit. We’re calling it ALIVE! This series is based on the book […]
Why would God–the infinite source of all things/ultimate reality–choose to become human, suffer, and die the death of a common criminal? That’s just stupid. This is the big question for our sermon this weekend as we continue our worship series: CORE. We will use 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:2 as the main text to explore a concept […]