Category Archives: Church & Mission

A little theology, a little missiology, a little commentary

“Don’t blame Peter, pick up your cross” a sermon on Matt 16:21-28

9/03/2017 Sermon on Matt 16:21-28 “Don’t blame Peter, pick up your cross” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Advertisements

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2 Bald Pastors / Episode 52: Reach the Beach with Knute Ogren

http://2baldpastors.com/episode52/ My fundraising page Calumet.org/followtherace

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“Mission Trip Reflections,” Youth trip to Brooklyn, NY 2017

8/27/2017 Youth reflect on their mission experience. St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Hurricane Harvey Relief (min msg)

Lutheran Disaster Response: elca.org/disaster

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“No Tenim Por” (“We are not afraid”) a sermon on Matthew 15:10-31

8/20/2017 Sermon on Matt 15:10-31 “No Tenim Por” (“We are not afraid”) St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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A Pastoral Letter on Charlottesville

To the people of St. Paul (and beyond), With you I was appalled by the evil revealed on full display in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend by white supremacy groups and individuals. I was mortified to see the hatred in … Continue reading

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“Do you have to become one of ‘US’ first?” a sermon on Acts 15:1-11

8/06/2017 Sermon on Acts 15:1-11 “Do you have to become one of ‘US’ first?” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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