Show Me Your Scars

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 […]

Love Wins – Easter 2011

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 […]

Buddy Holly on the road to Emmaus

Sermon – Easter 3A – April 6, 2008 Luke 24:13-25 (Jesus appears on the road to Emmaus) First Communion Sunday at Temple Lutheran Church Last week, Monica & I were invited by friends down to the Media Theatre to watch a live performance of The Buddy Holly Story. It was a wonderful and fun retelling […]

Fear Muddles the Work of Peace

Sermon – Easter 2A – March 30, 2008 John 20:19-31 Temple Lutheran Church I owe much of this sermon’s inspiration to the ELCA Social Statement on Peace. “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” These are the words that greet us as our Easter celebration continues–the words the disciples […]