Monthly Archives: April 2012

Christians in the Holy Land

The same day (April 22, 2012) a new Lutheran pastor was ordained at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem (see above pic)  CBS aired a story on its program “60 Minutes” about Christians living in the Holy Land. “The Last … Continue reading

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Sermon on Luke 24:36-48 – Show. Know. Go. (But have something to eat first)

Easter 3 – April 22, 2012 Sermon on Luke 24:36-48 Show. Know. Go (But have something to eat first) http://youtu.be/zCF05br5gcA St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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2+2 never equals 5

I wrote this article for Castle Church Door April 20, 2012 http://castlechurchdoor.wordpress.com/?p=1237&preview=true Ever read George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four? There is that scene where the main character, Winston Smith, is being brainwashed into thinking that 2+2=5 as a matter of … Continue reading

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Magic & Myth; Angels & God

Questions are good. I got this question on my desk Monday morning, after soliciting for questions on Sunday at worship. “Can I still serve God and believe in magic and spirits at the same time? Can I believe that the … Continue reading

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Sermon on John 20:18-27, “Doubters Welcome”

Easter 2 April 15, 2012 John 20:18-27 “Doubters Welcome” http://youtu.be/c4Z9bY7xiZ8 St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT Link: Pastor Jay Gamelin Pilgrim Lutheran Church Lexington, South Carolina “The State of the Church”    http://vimeo.com/39982913

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Easter Peace

Emma was a dear saint that I used to visit. I would bring my daughter along with me when she still fit in her portable car seat (this was about 6 years ago). Before Easter one year she gave me a … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday – Mark 16:1-8 – “No Way to Go but Forward”

Sermon on Mark 16:1-8 Resurrection of our Lord April 8, 2012 “No Way to Go but Forward” http://youtu.be/bhN8tGNZy_8 St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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