Monthly Archives: March 2013

Good Friday Sermon on Romans 5:8, “Sacrifice, not just nice”

March 29, 2013 Good Friday Sermon on Romans 5:8 “Sacrifice, not just nice” Sr. Choir, “Were you there?” Good Friday Prayer of Karl Barth http://youtu.be/f-BEgOxx91s St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT Advertisements

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Maundy Thursday Sermon on John 13:21-38, “The Agape Community”

March 28, 2013 Maundy Thursday Sermon on John 13:21-38 “The Agape Community” http://youtu.be/HvOweo0Q_XU And the Sr. Choir “Ubi Caritas” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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What DID Jesus do?

As we find ourselves in the midst of Holy Week, some questions emerge as to who Jesus was, what he did, and why he is still important. Looking back at his ministry and through his death once again revisited this … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Sermon on Luke 19:36-40 & Luke 23:39-43, “Three Roads: Parade, Mob and You”

March 24, 2013 Palm / Passion Sunday Sermon on Luke 19:36-40 & Luke 23:39-43, “Three Roads: Parade, Mob and You” http://youtu.be/gmr0-8-o8xs A special thanks to our chime choir! St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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Considering “Reconciliation Sunday”

It is almost Holy Week and I realize we should focus in on the passion and resurrection of Jesus right now, but with the recent election of Pope Francis, the inspiration for a new beginning he has already stirred among … Continue reading

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Sermon on Philippians 3:7-12 & John 12:1-8, “Everything is Loss, then the Cross”

March 17, 2013, Lent 5 Sermon on Philippians 3:7-12 & John 12:1-8 “Everything is Loss, then the Cross” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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Sitting on the Bench (with my broken head)

Beside people asking how my recovery is going, I’ve also received this question a lot since my sledding injury: “So what is it like not being at church?” My initial response is,  “It stinks.   I miss it. I miss the people … Continue reading

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