Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 24, 2015

Romans 10:1-13 One of the things highlighted in the season of Lent is the struggle we experience between our desires and our desire to serve God. In the story of Peter’s confession, that “you are the Son of God” and … Continue reading

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March 23, 2015

John 9:1-17 The disciples remind me of us. They are always seeking answers that might help us answer the unanswerable. Many times we face circumstances that are difficult to understand. If our spirit is doubting or complaining, we might be … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday in Lent Sermon Audio

March 22, 2015 – Fifth Sunday in Lent Click the links below for sermon audio. “Let Us Learn from Our Mistakes,” Pr. Dieter Punt, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC “Bloodlines,” Pr. Mark Ryman, Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Asheboro, NC

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March 22, 2015

Jeremiah 23:16-32; 1 Corinthians 9:19-27; Mark 8:31-9:1 There are many false preachers who promise good from the Lord, filling folks with vain hopes for a better and more prosperous life. The line goes like this: Just think positively and good … Continue reading

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March 21, 2015

John 6:60-71 Eating and drinking, we do it often without thinking. Yet, it is essential to get nutrients into your body. Without food there is no life. So many times, though, we take into our bodies a lot of junk … Continue reading

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March 20, 2015

John 6:52-59 When we were in Peru to adopt our daughter, the apartment we stayed in was across the street from a bakery. The smell of fresh bread baking was enticing and hard to resist. Of course, it was not … Continue reading

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March 19, 2015

John 6:41-51 “The IAM is back.” I saw those words on a billboard. Perhaps it’s just a “pastor thing” but what I saw and what I read are two different things; what I read was, “The I AM is back.” … Continue reading

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March 18, 2015

Romans 8:1-11 How was the just requirement of the law fulfilled? Take, for example, the woman caught in adultery. John 8:1-11 The law demanded that she be stoned, but Jesus exposed the would-be stoners as morally unqualified to carry out … Continue reading

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NALC Disaster Volunteer Training

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, We have a great opportunity to have folks in our congregations trained for disasters, be it in our congregation, community, state or region.  March 28, 2015, at Union Lutheran in Salisbury, NC, from 9am until … Continue reading

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March 17, 2015

Romans 7:13-25 We all know the struggle against the power of sin. “I can will what is right, but I cannot do it.” In this passage Paul does not say, ”the devil made me do it.” He is saying that … Continue reading

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