Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sermon on Snowy Christmas Morning on John 1:1-14, “Not your avg. Light”

December 30, 2012 1st Sunday of Christmas Sermon on John 1:1-14 “Not your avg. Light” http://youtu.be/QUN3zIjMyzw St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT Advertisements

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Christmas Eve, Sermon on Luke 2:8-20, “A Gift Received. A Gift Given.”

December 24, 2012 Christmas Eve Sermon on Luke 2:8-20 “A Gift Received. A Gift Given” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WS_uwSpwh4 St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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Christmas video

My friend Pastor Brian Scott of First Lutheran Church, Red Wing, MN posted this on You Tube. I hope it is uplifting to you as you engage the story. Music by Neil Topliff Harbor Light Music, Red Wing, MN Narrated … Continue reading

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Sermon on Luke 1:46-55, “Magnify the Lord”

December 23, 2012 Advent 4 Sermon on Luke 1:46-55 “Magnify the Lord” http://youtu.be/ZfqHDRy5gZo St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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Send in the Lutheran Pooches!

A brief back story… I grew up in Palatine, IL and spent time in two churches – Christ Lutheran Church and Immanuel Lutheran Church and School. While I was a member growing up at Immanuel, Tim Hetzner was on staff as … Continue reading

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Sermon on Luke 3:15-18, “Filled with Expectation” (after the Sandy Hook shooting)

December 16, 2012 Advent 3 Sermon on Luke 3:15-18 “Filled with Expectation” (after the Sandy Hook shooting, December 14, 2012) http://youtu.be/NVDiXdi6L6U   (Newtown is about 30 miles from New Canaan) St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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Fortitude

Fortitude. It is the only word I can think of that fits how I have felt for 24 hours. To keep going. To stay strong. To not be overcome by emotion – whether it is sadness or anger or something … Continue reading

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