Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lent Homily on Offering – Hebrews 5:7-10

5 Words of Faith for Lent – Offering Hebrews 5:7-10 March 28, 2012 http://youtu.be/W44OAdnwRIM St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

Posted in Lent/Easter, Lent/Easter Sermons, on Letter to the Hebrews, Sermons

Faith Grants Freedom – Not Recklessness

Sunday afternoon I drove to La Guardia International Airport to pick up my mother, sister and nephew who are visiting us this week. Traffic started to pick up around exit 4 on the Hutchinson River Parkway. By exit 3 it was at … Continue reading

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“Lenten Landscapes – Where New Things Grow – John 12:20-26”

Lenten Landscapes – “Where New Things Grow” John 12:20-26 5th Sunday in Lent March 25, 2012 http://youtu.be/x1SLo51xPGs St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

Posted in Lent/Easter, Lent/Easter Sermons, on Gospel of John, Sermons

Return of the “Nones”

I wrote this article for Castle Church Door. March 23, 2012 http://castlechurchdoor.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/return-of-the-nones/ Sounds sci-fi right? Sorry – it’s current sociology. A few months ago the Wall Street Journal published a story on the growing percentage of people in America who … Continue reading

Posted in Church & Mission, Church by Perception

Lent Homily on Grace – Ephesians 2:8-10

Lent Homily on Grace Ephesians 2:8-10 March 21, 2012 http://youtu.be/piAiDw7no2w St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

Posted in Lent/Easter, Lent/Easter Sermons, on Letters of Paul, Sermons

Lord Have Mercy – On Our World and On Our Way…

These words form a prayer that have a central place throughout the Christian life:  “Lord Have Mercy.” Praying them (whether alone, in a group, sung as part of a worship service or said as a response to a time of … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Everyday, Lent/Easter, Lent/Easter Posts, Praying, Thoughts on Prayer

“Lenten Landscapes – Snakes & Poles” – Numbers 21:5-8

Sermon  on Numbers 21:5-8 & John 3:14-18 4th Sunday in Lent March 18, 2012 “Lenten Landscapes – Snakes & Poles” http://youtu.be/V-k0iKdD-vw St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

Posted in Lent/Easter, Lent/Easter Sermons, on the Old Testament, Sermons

Lent Homily on Foolishness – 1 Corinthians 1:18-21

Lent Homily on Foolishness 1 Corinthians 1:18-21 Wednesday, March 14, 2012 http://youtu.be/NKEXZuiLw6U St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

Posted in Lent/Easter, Lent/Easter Sermons, on Letters of Paul, Sermons

Changing Passwords

My Twitter account got hacked on Monday. This is the second time it has happened. There are no financial messes to clean up – like when someone steals your credit card number (that has happened to family members a few … Continue reading

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Sermon on Exodus 20:1-17 – “Lenten Landscapes – Fence Posts”

Sermon on Exodus 20:1-17 Lenten Landscapes – “Fence Posts” http://youtu.be/Dassprbek38 3rd Sunday in Lent, March 11, 2012 St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

Posted in Lent/Easter, Lent/Easter Sermons, on the Old Testament, Sermons