Monthly Archives: May 2012

Walking the Way

I recently watched the film, “the Way” starring father and son duo: Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez (http://theway-themovie.com). It is set on the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James), a 780km pilgrimage across Southern France and Northern Spain. … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sermon on John 16:12-13 & Acts 2:1-4, “Abide in Me: Never Alone”

Sermon on John 16:12-13 & Acts 2:1-4 “Abide in Me: Never Alone” Day of Pentecost May 27, 2012 http://youtu.be/7jPvMf1Gq7g St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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When the Spirit Comes

Pentecost is coming soon. Dr. David Lose of Luther Seminary and the good people at http://www.workingpreacher.org created this short video published on May 14, 2010. A close friend, Pastor Tim Krick, sent it to me this week as it went out … Continue reading

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Sermon on John 17:10-17, “Abide in Me: That They May Be One”

Sermon on John 17:10-17,  “Abide in Me: That They May Be One” Easter 7, May 20, 2012 http://youtu.be/2hWjhvdh8MU St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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The Church as Basketball Hoop

(Posted on Castle Church Door – May 18, 2012 http://castlechurchdoor.wordpress.com/2012/05/18/the-church-as-basketball-hoop/) The front of our home now sports a basketball hoop. My son got it for his 9th birthday at the end of April. In a few short weeks it has … Continue reading

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Being a Good Follower is More Important than Being a Good Leader

(A guest post today from my friend and colleague Pastor Tim Oslovich) In our country, in our culture, in the Church, we talk a lot about leadership. But Jesus never invited anyone to a leadership training seminar. Instead, he invited … Continue reading

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Sermon on John 15:9-16, “Abide in Me: Fruit that Lasts”

Sermon on John 15:9-16 “Abide in Me: Fruit that Lasts” Easter 6 May 13, 2012 (Mother’s Day) http://youtu.be/Ji6DE_wyHFU St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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