Sermon Archive


Sermon for November 17, 2019


November 20, 2019

I am sure all of you have heard of a kind of joke called “good news, bad news”. For example a young man calls his dad at work. Dad says “I’m very busy now, I’ll...

Sermon for November 10, 2019


November 13, 2019

I recall a time when I tried to lighten the worship service by having the congregation sing a fun song from Vacation Bible School or Bible Camp. It was simple called “I Wanna be a...

Sermon for November 3, 2019


November 06, 2019

Welcome to All Saints Sunday! This Sunday has wonderful themes for our faith and I would like to share them with you. The first theme is death. Now I know what you are thinking:  Pastor,...

Sermon for October 27, 2019


October 30, 2019

Years ago I was stricter with my confirmation classes than I am today. In my first parish I would meet with student and their parents shortly before the Confirmation day.  I would ask simple but...

Sermon for October 20, 2019


October 23, 2019

Some years ago the movie Shawshank Redemption came out telling the story of a character named Andy who is imprisoned for a murder he did not commit. In his own way Andy goes about trying...

Sermon for October 13, 2019


October 16, 2019

An argument ensued in the church office not long before the worship service was to start. I was one of the participants.  Even though I have told myself never to argue with parishioners, I lost...

Sermon for October 6, 2019


October 09, 2019

An elderly woman was walking home after enjoying a dinner and a Bible study at her church. It was getting dark but she lived only a few blocks away. But lurking in the bushes nearby...

September 29, 2019


October 02, 2019

Recently there was a news story from Wisconsin that applauded a man for being a “good Samaritan”.  He was driving his pick-up across a bridge when he noticed a woman set to jump. She had...