Click to Listen May 8, 2011 sermon by Matt Staniz. Scripture: Luke 24:13-35. (May 8, 2011 was the first Sunday after the death of Osama bin Laden was announced) In these 50 days that make up the season of Easter, we continue to gather around the stories of Jesus–after the resurrection–appearing to the disciples. They […]
This is the video that I prepared for use during worship at the 2011 SEPA Synod assembly. It tells a story about my daughter and I playing with blocks leading to insight about God’s mission through the church as described in Ephesians 2:19-22.
Click to Listen Sermon preached May 1, 2011 at Temple Lutheran Church. Based on John 20:19-31. Been thinking about scars this week. We all have scars. Every one of us. Every scar brings with it a story, and those stories become a part of who we are. Every single one of us is scarred from […]
Click to Listen From Easter worship on April 24, 2011. Includes reading the Easter Gospel with children, a song, and the sermon below. We are among millions of people around the world who got up this morning, at the beginning of this new week, and have gathered together to celebrate that Jesus has risen. Millions […]
Sunday, April 10 was “Lazarus Sunday”, which I spent a significant amount of energy in promoting nationwide with the ONE Campaign. Our event at Temple Lutheran Church went very well and several members of the congregation added their names to the ONE Campaign’s effort to effectively treat HIV/AIDS through distribution of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). Below […]