New Day Sermon Pentecost 17 Circumstances drive us. We often deal with the now, by contemplating our past or future. Concerns persist until “the time” arrives. What will you do next? Hold on; let go; or let God?
New Day Sermon This changes everything! Our sermon weaves the Gospel lesson of the Syrophenician Woman in Mark and the experiences of our youth at the national youth gathering in June.
New Day Sermon pentecost 15 We’re often focused on keeping the toxins out, but what about the toxic stuff from within? What do we do with that toxic stuff?!
New Day Sermon John 6:56-96 Our sermon series theme for today is “Why ponder weekly communion?” Let’s look at the history of this Sacrament through the lens of Scripture, Lutheran Theology, Liturgy and history of the Christian and Lutheran Church.
New Day Sermon pentecost 13 Weeks ago, Jesus fed the five thousand with staple food: bread and fish. In John 6: 51-58, Jesus throws his flesh and blood onto the menu. Throughout our lifetime, we taste, explore and understand the world around us through our senses. What we see and hear is filtered through specialized…
New Day Sermon Pentecost 11 We can speed through life trying to pull ourselves up by our “bootstraps,” but God invites us to live differently. Today’s New Day sermon begins with a clip from the movie Shenadoah.
New Day Sermon Pentecost 10 We have a mysterious relationship with food. Joy, sadness, enjoyment, pain…usually with these emotions food is present. And mysteriously, so is God.
New Day Sermon Mary Magdalene We can easily miss Mary Magdalene in our biblical narrative, since she is primarily a presence in the crucifixion and resurrection stories. But oh, what a strong, witnessing presence she is when she shows up.
New Day Sermon Pentecost 8 When the Gospel is read out loud in church and the reader says, “Enjoy the sermon…” you may figure it’s Bible story that is a little tricky! Today’s reading is from Mark 6, the beheading of John the Baptist. And yes, there is good news…