Benediction: A Sonnet Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Text: (Num 6:22-27 ESV) “The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, … Continue reading →
Here’s my Christmas Eve sermon from 2009: How the Grinch Missed Christmas Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Text: (1 John 4:7-11 ESV) “Beloved, let us … Continue reading →
I’m preaching on Christmas Eve on Isaiah 9:2-7, and I created this image for use in it. Help yourself if you find it useful.
This is supplemental information for our Sunday School teachers using Concordia Publishing House’s Growing in Christ Sunday School curriculum. I write this up each month for our teachers and discuss it at our teachers’ meeting, so I thought I’d share. … Continue reading →
This Thanksgiving, I’m preaching on Deuteronomy 8:1-10:
It’s hard to be thankful in the hard times even when we know God is with us. So what needs to change so we can be truly thankful?
Here’s the image I created for it—feel free to use it.
An image designed for a sermon based on Ecclesiastes 5:10-20, depicting how our wealth can leave us trapped in a tomb, but in Christ, God gives us new life and frees us.
ServiceBuilder provides free service planning & scheduling software, enabling churches to coordinate volunteers and more. Added Fall 2015: an automatic website creation tool for churches with neither budget nor expertise. ServiceBuilder is church organization software, for planning services, organizing teams, … Continue reading →
Handbells and voices lifted in song to praise God! All the arrangements are based on hymns in Lutheran Service Book, are in public domain and are made available for free to those who want to use them to enhance their … Continue reading →
The Plumb line image from the Amos 7:7-15 pericope. Using earth’s tilted axis as a metaphor for the warped nature of the world and the love of Christ as the standard.
The following lists known LCMS & affiliated churches that offer live streaming of their services so you and your members can attend virtually. Note that this does not include those who only prerecord services and post them online later. You … Continue reading →