Monthly Archives: February 2012

Removing Death’s Helmet – Darth Vader and Andrew Root

From Andrew Root – “I think it is true. I think death does wear a helmet. We too often think of death as only the end, as only the last moment, but death puts on its hard hat and goes … Continue reading

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Sermon on Mark 1:12-13, “Lenten Landscapes – Unbeaten Tracks”

Sermon on Mark 1:12-13, “Lenten Landscapes – Unbeaten Tracks” 1st Sunday in Lent – February 26, 2012 http://youtu.be/lobFf-hqdqw St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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Ash Wednesday Sermon on Joel 2:1-2, 15-17, “Where is your God?”

Sermon on Joel 2:1-2, 15-17  Ash Wednesday, February 22, 2012 “Where is your God?” http://youtu.be/iqH2EQo1hN8 St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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Ash Wednesday, Lenten Questions and “Death’s Whisper” by Andrew Root

Andrew Root writes – “Sin is not ultimately the things we do; sin is the inclination of serving death as the ultimate reality rather than serving the God who brings life out of death. Sin as the state of our … Continue reading

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Sermon on Mark 9:2-9, “Flash Forward: Reading the Resurrection Backwards

Sermon on Mark 9:2-9 “Flash Forward” Transfiguration – February 19, 2012 http://youtu.be/0a-iIh6twRo St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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More Questions than Answers

As long as there has been the church, it has been an answer place. “What do we believe about…”? “How can I approach…?” “What is a faithful way to….?” And so on. Guidance is good, and the church has filled that … Continue reading

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Lost and…

Sunday I took out my reading glasses as part of the sermon. Then I used them at the altar. I used them as I recessed down the aisle while singing the final hymn.  This was the last time I used … Continue reading

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