Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 30, 2014

John 8:33-47 “Just do what I say, never mind what I do!” my dad would insist when the subject of smoking came up. Then he would tell me how bad it was for kids to smoke, usually while he had … Continue reading

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Music Director

Union Lutheran Church – Salisbury, NC Position Available – Music Director Union Lutheran Church is seeking a motivated, ambitious self-starter with a strong work ethic. Individual shall demonstrate a strong faith in God and a desire to equip and empower all members … Continue reading

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September 29, 2014

John 8:21-32 As Jesus taught in the temple, many heard his words and were amazed. Some Pharisees, however, were not so pleased with Jesus’ teaching. They often found themselves confronted by Christ’s words and had to face the fact that … Continue reading

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Pentecost 16A Sermon Audio

September 28, 2014 – Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost Click the links below for sermon audio. “Restoring Life Through Forgiveness and Reconciliation,” Pr. Stéphane Kaloji, Reformation Lutheran Church, New Bern, NC “Our Spiritual Gifts,” Pr. Dieter Punt, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

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September 28, 2014

Job 11:1-9, 13-20 Social media is a two-edged sword. On one hand, the various social media programs are wonderful ways to help us keep in touch with family and friends, share pictures, or keep up with the latest promotions offered … Continue reading

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September 27, 2014

John 8:12-20 I remember the darkness of autumn evenings in rural northern Minnesota. When the lights were turned off, it was pitch black. After the poplar leaves had turned gold, their leaves gave off an eerie light in the midst … Continue reading

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September 26, 2014

Job 9:1-15, 32-35; Acts 10:34-48; John 7:37-52 Peter says in our reading from Acts, “We are witnesses” of what Jesus did and what was wrongly done to him. He is not only speaking to those who were in his hearing … Continue reading

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September 25, 2014

Acts 10:17-33 You will remember that today’s reading comes after Peter’s vision of unclean food descending from heaven accompanied by the command, “Rise and eat!” We find Peter trying to figure out what to make of this vision. We see … Continue reading

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September 24, 2014

John 7:1-13 Have you ever been surrounded by people who just do not have your back? It seems that they do not even understand what is really important to you and even who you really are? Well, you are not … Continue reading

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September 23, 2014

Acts 9:32-43 Peter and the disciples of the early church did many miracles (deeds of power) as a part of their witnessing to the fact that Jesus is Lord. Jesus came to destroy the works of the devil, God’s enemy … Continue reading

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