Monthly Archives: August 2014

Festival of Saint Bartholomew

Readings: Proverbs 3:1-8, John 1:43-51 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make straight your paths” (Prov. 3:5). We have our notions of how … Continue reading

Posted in LCMS, resurrection, Saints, sermon

Three Strikes But Not Out

Proper 15A: Matthew 15:21-28 Strike one – she is a woman in a time and culture when being a woman meant being of lower status. Strike two – she is a Canaanite woman – a descendant of Ham and his son … Continue reading

Posted in Lord's Supper, sermon

Lord, Save Me, In the Darkness

Proper 14A: Matthew 14:22-33, Job 38:4-18 Video Well, Jesus finally gets a chance for some solitude to pray. He’s been trying for a whole chapter to get some peace and quite but the crowds keep following Him. Word of cousin John’s … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Liturgy, sermon

Robin Williams, Depression, and Death

As probably expected the top trending topics on Facebook and Twitter for Tuesday August 12, 2014 have to do with something regarding the death of Robin Williams. Perhaps the greatest problem most are having with Robin Williams’ death is that … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Life, Lord's Supper, Missions | 1 Comment

Risen and Sends, Rev. S. Schumacher – Ghana

Rev. Steve Schumacher, missionary and theological educator being sent to serve in Ghana. Sunday August 3 at Bethlehem Carson City, NV. Information and support for Pastor Schumacher may be found here.

Posted in Day of Resurrection, Missions, sermon