Sermon Archive


Sermon for June 30, 2019


July 03, 2019

We have all made trips that have left a big impression.  In 1998 I went on a Lutheran World Relief study trip to Israel. Part of the itinerary included the Holy Land sights: Bethlehem, Jerusalem,...

Day of Pentecost Sermon June 9, 2019


June 19, 2019

A little girl was admiring the rose bushes outside her grandma’s house. There were some gorgeous blooms and bushes with flowers of different colors. The girl spotted a rosebud and she thought she would hurry...

Day of Pentecost


June 12, 2019

A little girl was admiring the rose bushes outside her grandma’s house. There were some gorgeous blooms and bushes with flowers of different colors. The girl spotted a rosebud and she thought she would hurry...

Sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter June 2, 2019


June 05, 2019

In this season of Easter we have been listening to readings from the book of Acts. There is never a dull moment as we read of the apostles telling people about Jesus. Last week we...

Sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter May 26, 2019


May 29, 2019

As a pastor in Saskatchewan I would volunteer to serve at the local summer Bible Camp. Part of my duties was to lead morning worship. Instead of preaching a sermon, which would probably bore the...

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter May 19, 2019


May 22, 2019

I believe it was the poet Robert Frost who said “Fences make for good neighbors.”  Building a fence or a wall on southern border with Mexico has become a political hot potato. The basic argument...

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Easter


May 15, 2019

We have a reading today from the book of Revelation. Some would like to avoid this prophetic book because it has troubling images of the powers of evil afflicting the people of God. We remember...

Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter May 5, 2019


May 08, 2019

+++++++ The Gospel lesson is a perfect fit for the opening of the fishing season because we heard Peter say “I’m going fishing”. Where was he going fishing, the Sea of Tiberius, another name for...