Monthly Archives: June 2011

Our Father

Jesus teaches that prayer can begin in  an extraordinary way, by calling God – Father. It sounds so  formal when we pray, “Our Father.” It reminds us of the Big Guy with a beard in the sky – One we … Continue reading

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Sermon on Matt 10:40-42, “Receive the Welcome”

Time After Pentecost, June 26, 2011 Matthew 10:40-42, “Receive the Welcome” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj7K0kPFgn4 St. Michael’s  Lutheran Church,                       New Canaan, CT

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Praying As If We Believed It

Someone recently told me that while praying she felt the presence of the Holy Spirit pouring over her and a loved one. Cool. Truthfully, I have not had many experiences praying like that. In fact I would say that most of … Continue reading

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Sermon on Matt. 28:16-20, “Old Spice, New Spice, Shared Spice

Holy Trinity, Year A, June 19, 2011 Bible Passage: Matthew 28:16-20 Sermon: Old Spice, New Spice, Shared Spice http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=255RWwNtnWo St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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Remembering – Getting the Message Right

Weeks ago I read through several of the upcoming readings for Sunday mornings. This coming week, “Holy Trinity,” features the creation story from Genesis 1, and what is often referred to as the “Great Commission” from Matthew 28. As I … Continue reading

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Sermon on John 14:1-14 – “Be Prepared”

Easter 5, Year A, May 22, 2011 Bible Passage: John 14:1-14 Sermon: Be Prepared http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1Q_XMNlbAs St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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Sermon for Pentecost on Acts 2:1-21 & John 20:19-23 – “Spirit Train”

Day of Pentecost, Year A, June 12, 2011 Bible Readings:  Acts 2:1-21; John 20:19-23 Sermon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lO11OX7B6cg St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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