Monthly Archives: April 2013

St. Michael’s is 50!

May 5, 2013, St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT celebrates 50 years of ministry! Advertisements

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Sermon on Acts 11:4-12, John 13:34-35, “A Different Kind of Relationship” (Who is God for?)

April 28, 2013, Easter 6 “A Different Kind of Relationship” (Who is God for?) Sermon on Acts 11:4-12, John 13:34-35 (with help from John 3:16) St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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Seeking the Meaning of Life

Why are we here? What is our purpose?                                                                        What are we supposed to do with our lives? These are central questions to life. People offer different answers. American culture’s answer to all three of them is – to be happy. … Continue reading

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Sermon on Acts 9:36-41 and John 10:22-30, “A Different Kind of Call” (and the Boston Marathon bombing)

April 21, 2013 Easter 4 Sermon on Acts 9:36-41 and John 10:22-30 “A Different Kind of Call” http://youtu.be/K7UqR53Xeus St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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A Patriot’s Day Lament

written @ 11:00 p.m. – 4/15-2013 Another tragedy. More innocent lives taken. Pervading violence given yet another stage. Unanswered questions lingering. With the explosions Monday afternoon the Boston Marathon changed. All events like this have. London races next week and we … Continue reading

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Sermon on John 21:15-19 and Acts 9:1-6, “A Different Kind of Answer”

April 14, 2013, Easter 3 Sermon on John 21:15-19 and Acts 9:1-6 “A Different Kind of Answer” http://youtu.be/2E_zC1rQpTI St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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Reflections on the Luther Seminary crisis and the state of the church (or Now that Easter is over…Now What? – Part 2)

If Seminaries are any indication of where the church is either at or is heading, we are all in trouble. Several weeks ago, the news broke that my alma mater, Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN mismanaged its assets and … Continue reading

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