Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sermon on Matt 14:16-21. “We are going to need a bigger basket

“We are going to need a bigger basket” July 31, 2011 Matthew 14:16-21  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs4YbTfBrgA St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT Advertisements

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A Battle of Wills

We pray, “Thy will be done,” but do we really mean it? Really? Do we want God’s will to be done, rather than our own? I have a good sense of what I believe to be right and wrong, and … Continue reading

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Sermon on Matt 13:31-33, 44-52 – “6 Sides of the Same Coin”

July 24, 2011 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 “Six Sides of the Same Coin” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAd3fdQikas St. Michael’s Lutheran Church,                 New Canaan, CT

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Praying for the Kingdom of God

I was at a Christian rock concert a few years ago and between songs the lead singer said, “Ok everybody let’s bring in the kingdom as we sing tonight.” I looked at my friend with a puzzled look. We pray “thy … Continue reading

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Your Prayers & the Living Hallow

The last Harry Potter Movie comes out Friday! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2.  The story centers on recovering hidden magical objects in order to defeat Harry’s nemesis – Lord Voldemort; ending in a climactic battle between good … Continue reading

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Sermon on Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23, “The Trouble with Lush Lawns”

July 10, 2011 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 with Isaiah 55:11; Romans 8:1 “The Trouble with Lush Lawns” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV3YsaBrfPo St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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Our Father In Heaven vs. No God Up Here!

On April 12, 1961, Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to orbit the earth from space. He was quoted as saying, “No God Up Here.” It is a quote that shook the West, and shook the church community worldwide. … Continue reading

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