Monthly Archives: June 2013

“Grace is – Losing Everything” a Sermon on Luke 9:51-62

June 30, 2013 Sermon on Luke 9:51-61 “Grace is – Losing Everything” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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When Atheists Have Church Too

File this reflection under the category – “You know you live in a post-Christian culture when…” A friend sent me this article Monday: (David Thier, “In the Bible Belt, Offering Atheists a Spiritual Home,” [New York: New York Times, June … Continue reading

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“Grace is – leaving your shackles behind” a sermon on Luke 9:26-35

June 23, 2013 Sermon on Luke 9:26-35 “Grace is – Leaving Your Shackles Behind” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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Rethinking All Ministry as Youth Ministry

I’m spending my mornings at Yale this week.                       The Youth Ministry Initiative (http://www.youthministryinitiative.org/ ) has lined-up several speakers from around the country for the week. Rather than summarize everything we’ve covered at the conference – I want to make a general … Continue reading

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“Grace is – the Sinner teaching the Righteous” – a sermon on Luke 7:36-50

June 16, 2013 Sermon on Luke 7:36-50 “Grace is – the Sinner teaching the Righteous” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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No internet? Feeling Cut-off?…Go back to the Provider

The screen declared painful truth, “Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage.” After a power outage the day prior somehow our internet got zapped in the church office. We tried several solutions to no avail. We reset the modem and the … Continue reading

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“Grace is – New Life” 1st Communion Sermon on Luke 7:11-17

June 9, 2013 Extraordinary Time 1st Communion Sermon on Luke 7:11-17 “Grace is – New Life”

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