Monthly Archives: August 2011

Christ in the wake of Irene

I hope you made it through Irene OK. We did. This week I’ve been collecting phone calls and emails and reports from others, telling the stories of their experience with Irene. Some have power. Others do not. Some have no … Continue reading

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“The Look in Your Eye” A sermon in the face of Hurricane Irene – Mark 4:35-41

Please print and share with others… “The look in your eye” A sermon in preparation for Hurricane Irene. August 26, 2011 Pastor Geoff T. Sinibaldo,                                                                                                                    St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT A reading from Mark 4:35-41 35 On that … Continue reading

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Back to School

Transitions abound.  School is one of them.                   To some, school days may seem a distant memory. Some are empty nesters for the first time. Young adults are off to college and/or settling into new places for the year. Some change … Continue reading

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Sermon on Matthew 16:13-16, “The Question is Better than the Answer”

Matthew 16:13-16 “The Question is Better than the Answer” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZt7nK0tKhI August 21, 2011 St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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ELCA Churchwide Assembly and 3 Reasons I still want to be a Lutheran. (Reposted on Living Lutheran as “Three Reasons I am a Member of the ELCA” http://www.livinglutheran.com/blog/2011/08/three-reasons-I-am-a-member-of-the-ELCA.html)

This week – August 15-19, 2011, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (http://www.elca.org) meets for Churchwide Assembly (CWA). I’ll be honest, I watch the CWA online to keep informed of what is happening, but typically big conventions don’t really get me all … Continue reading

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A Response to Kevin DeYoung’s “What’s Up With Lutherans?” (Featured July 13, 2011 as “What’s up with Lutherans Indeed” on Lutheran Forum)

(You can also find this article, along with comments, at http://www.lutheranforum.org) Read Kevin DeYoung’s Post, “What’s Up With Lutherans?” June 23, 2011. Here: http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/kevindeyoung/2011/06/23/whats-up-with-lutherans/ Recently a Reformed blogger named Kevin DeYoung                                                               called the Evangelical world’s attention to the absence of Lutherans from the … Continue reading

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Sermon on Matthew 15:16-28, “What hand sanitizer can’t do but Jesus will”

Sermon on Matthew 15:16-28 “What hand sanitizer can’t do but Jesus will” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhzdwKPkFSs August 14, 2011 St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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