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Sunday is Coming! “The all too familiar wrong mission of the church (a parable)” Luke 10:1-11

“Go on your way. See I am sending you out like lambs into the midst of wolves.” (Luke 10:3) [DISCLAIMER – This is a parable – a story about something relatable to tell a wider truth. I’m not looking for … Continue reading

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ON THE ELBOW OF A FRIEND (min msg)

John 1:43-51 I believe the book I mentioned is: Rajendra K. Pillai, Reaching the World in Our Own Backyard, (WaterBrook, 2003).

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Whatcha Reading?” a sermon on Acts 8:26-40

7/16/2017 Sermon on Acts 8:26-40 “Whatcha Reading? St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“What church is about” a sermon on Matthew 28:16-20

5/01/2016 Easter 6 Sermon on Matthew 28:16-20 & Colossians 3:11-17 “What church is about” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Talking to God; Talking to Each Other

The conversation I remembered went something like this… “Why do you go to church?”  “My friend goes to talk to God.” “But why do you go to church?”  “I go to talk to my friend.” I’ve been thinking about this … Continue reading

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God seeking (not church marketing)

In the church we often overlook Jesus’ question, “What are you looking for?” (John 1:38) as we quickly push people to “come and see.” (John 1:39) Do we stop to ask what people are looking for – or do we … Continue reading

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