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“Welcome to the Wise Guys” an Epiphany sermon on Matt 2:1-12

1/06/2019 Day of Epiphany Sermon on Matthew 2:1-12 “Welcome to the Wise Guys” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Advertisements

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Sunday is coming! “The Wisdom of the Magi” – Festival of the Epiphany, Matt 2:1-12

“In the Time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem.” (Matthew 2:1) The coming of the Magi from the East spurs the imagination but also draws us into … Continue reading

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Sunday Night: Interview with the Wise Men

St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“Are you a Shepherd or a Magi?” a sermon on Matt 2:1-12

1/4/2015 2nd Sunday of Christmas Sermon on Matt 2:1-12 “Are you a Shepherd or a Magi?” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT For further reading: Kelley J. Baker, “Return of the Holiday Prodigal, Its Complicated,” The BTS Center, December … Continue reading

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Polar Vortex Got You Down? It’s a New Year with a New Road Ahead

January is a cold month for change; especially with a Polar Vortex dropping temperatures to dangerous levels. I find celebrating the New Year in the winter counter-intuitive.  If I’m honest – I don’t like the idea at all. I want … Continue reading

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“Christmas, Part 2” a sermon on Matt 2:1-23

12/29/2013 Christmas 1 a sermon on Matthew 2:1-23 “Christmas, Part 2” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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The 5 R’s of Change (or… “When New Paint Ruins Everything”)

I learned to “move the wise men” from my colleague at St. Matthew in Avon, CT.  The front room before people entered the sanctuary featured four windows with wide flat windowsills, so each week of the four weeks in Advent, … Continue reading

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