Sermons from July 2016

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Sermon: Proper 12, Lectionary 17 C, 2016 Luke 11:1-13

There are folks in the world who struggle with the image of God as Father, in part because their own earthly father was not of a type that would be easily transferrable to the image of our loving God. Martin Luther himself had exactly this issue, in fact. Luther’s father, it is said, was so […]

Sermon Proper 10 Lectionary 15 C 2016 Luke 10:25-37; Colossians 1:1-14

But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”   I’m willing to bet that this isn’t the first time anyone here has heard this story. And that’s both good and bad. Good, because it’s part of our shared ethos as a congregation, as God’s people, but bad, perhaps, because we […]