Monthly Archives: June 2015

June 30, 2015

1 Samuel 1:21-2:1-10 Happiness. Everyone seems to be searching for that special someone who will usher feelings of happiness into his or her life. Celebrities and famous athletes often make headlines bouncing in and out of relationships, marriages, and even … Continue reading

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June 29, 2015

1 Samuel 1:1-20; Acts 1:1-14; Luke 20:9-19 In 1966, Nancy Sinatra released what would become a number one hit in the US and UK. “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” declared that “one of these days these boots are gonna … Continue reading

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Pentecost 5B Sermon Audio

June 28, 2015 – The Fifth Sunday After Pentecost Click the link below for sermon audio. “Destination Unknown – Paul’s Conversation,” Pr. Dieter Punt, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC “The Pits,” Pr. Mark Ryman, Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Asheboro, NC … Continue reading

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June 28, 2015

Exodus 6:2-13; 7:1-6 You cannot teach an old dog new tricks. How often have we heard that statement repeated by someone who feels they cannot accomplish something? I received my first computer in 1985, it did not even come with … Continue reading

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June 27, 2015

Luke 20:1-8 Authority is a big issue among us. Some people will assume authority. Some people will relinquish their authority. Then there are authorities that together we agree upon to follow. People who go against those authorities are lawbreakers. In … Continue reading

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June 26, 2015

Luke 19:41-48 My daddy used to say, “Son, this is going to hurt me more than you.” About that time I felt a sharp sting on my back side. I didn’t believe him then. I do now. Misbehaving kids; misbehaving … Continue reading

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June 25, 2015

Song of Solomon 1:1-3, 9-11, 15-16, 2:1-3 We tend not to like compliments, but only because we like them so much and are afraid it will show. Few manage them well. “Why, thank you,” we reply casually, when what we … Continue reading

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June 24, 2015

Luke 19:11-27 Jesus ascended to his throne, taking possession of his kingdom, prepared from the foundation of the world. In the meantime we who are children of the kingdom must be good stewards of all the King has entrusted to … Continue reading

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June 23, 2015

Luke 19:1-10 When Jesus entered the house of Zacchaeus, the people complained that Jesus went to the house of a sinner. Zacchaeus was a wealthy tax collector and, beyond his physical stature, we know little about him. The community apparently … Continue reading

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Pentecost 4B Sermon Audio

June 21, 2015 – The Fourth Sunday After Pentecost Click the link below for sermon audio. “Our Role in the Kingdom’s Growth” Pr. Stéphane Kalonji, Reformation Lutheran Church, New Bern, NC

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