Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 23, 2015

Hebrews 9:1-14 The Lutheran Church, like many others, is one of tradition. If you doubt this, ask a member of any congregation why it is they do something in a particular way. You will likely be met with the response, … Continue reading

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May 22, 2015

Luke 10:38-42 Have you ever been to a party where the host was so busy with all the little details that you left the party thinking, “That was a lovely party, but I wish I could have spent more time … Continue reading

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May 21, 2015

Luke 10:25-37 In the telling of the story of the Good Samaritan, Jesus asks, “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” Just three? I count four men … Continue reading

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May 20, 2015

Ezekiel 11:14-25, Hebrews 7:1-17, Luke 10:17-24 WE ARE DEPENDENT ON GOD TO REVEAL HIS SALVATION TO US. He states that “no one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone … Continue reading

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May 19, 2015

Luke 10:1-17 Many of us are familiar with the Jehovah’s witnesses and Mormons, for their door-to-door ministry. We may even have interacted with them in our homes, on the streets and in other venues. While their teachings, especially on the … Continue reading

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May 18, 2015

Luke 9:51-62 As you enter the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia, you encounter a giant statue of an infantryman named Iron Mike. The size and detail of Iron Mike is impressive indeed, however, the message conveyed at the … Continue reading

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Easter 7 & Ascension Sunday Sermon Audio

May 17, 2015 – The Seventh Sunday of Easter or Ascension Sunday Click the links below for sermon audio. “Breaking the Cycle” Pr. David Hefner, Shiloh Lutheran Church, Hickory, NC “Remember and Call to Repentence,” Pr. Stéphane Kalonji, Reformation Lutheran Church, New Bern, … Continue reading

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May 17, 2015

Matthew 10:24-33, 40-42 “Help! I am burned out, depleted, and empty!” There is nothing left to give, no get-up-and-go. Where once there was a fountain of energy and a never ending stream of enthusiasm and ideas, there is nothing but … Continue reading

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May 16, 2015

Luke 9:37-50 Humans are competitive creatures. We have an innate desire to be the best, constantly striving to be smarter, stronger, and faster than others. The age-old sin that drove Adam and Eve away from God and out of the … Continue reading

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May 15, 2015

Ezekiel 1:28-3:3 In the Old Testament reading, we find Ezekiel in exile with the people. As a priest, he was called by God to serve as his intermediary; he was called to be God’s voice. As we see in our … Continue reading

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