CategoryTraditional Sermons

Read a new sermon each week from one of our Traditional Services.

Preparing and Waiting

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 23 Note: Printed here is a written version of an impromptu sermon presentation made from this manuscript at this morning’s worship. The Scout Motto is correct –  be prepared.  Preparation allows us to fully enjoy life most of the time.  Being prepared enables you to make the best use of time and…

Luther On…

Traditional Sermon Reformation Sunday It has been 500 years since the beginning of the Reformation. Five hundred years have passed since Martin Luther posted 95 debatable topics–thesis statements–about God’s mercy, our faith, and the work of the church. This past year there have been books published, interviews given, and PBS movies made about the life…

In God we Trust

traditional sermon pentecost 20 It is a question you have heard, no doubt, and maybe even spoken it yourself.  Usually it is voiced when you find yourself in a crowded and somewhat chaotic location – an amusement park … a busy playground … a toy store two weeks before Christmas.  You see a child wandering…

Law and Gospel in Our World

traditional sermon pentecost 19 I can be a bit judgmental.  Some of you here will not believe that because you think I am nice.  Some here (who will remain nameless) … who know better … some who work with me … they know better.  They have heard me judge everyone and everything from the people…

It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere

traditional sermon pentecost 16 ‘Tis the season for many things. The season for buying pumpkins and mums (by the way did you see that the TAnzania Mission Committee is selling some to support Busoka orphans?) It’s a season where weather should get cooler…and hurricane season should come to an end. By the way…I give thanks…

How Forgiving Can We Be?

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 15 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Listen to this short three-sentence phrase: “I forgive you.” Although this simple phrase consists of three short words, it is nevertheless very powerful. Generally speaking, forgiving those who have wronged us can…