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Children’s Sermon on Forgiveness

  Objects needed: pine cones or sweet gum seeds (any seeds with sharp points) for children to hold in their hands.      Have any of you ever been hit by a friend? Maybe that friend wanted a toy you were playing … Continue reading

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Personal Studies during Lent

       Many people like to use the time during Lent to make a personal attempt to grow in their spirit of love for God. I have developed two options using two books I’ve written that lend themselves to this … Continue reading

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New Book Cover for Praying the Gospels with Martin Luther

       In celebration of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 Theses on the church doors, I decided it is time to change the cover of my book. I liked the old cover but it really didn’t give … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer ebook – FREE Dec.26-28

    This is just a quick notice that my ebook version of The Lord’s Prayer: Finding New Meanings Within the Language Jesus Spoke can be downloaded FREE from Amazon from Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 26-28. Questions for Bible study are included at … Continue reading

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Martin Luther Quotations on the Law

This is one of my favorite quotations by Martin Luther about the use of the law, and it comes from the sermons in his Church Postils. See other quotes here.

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Have You Let Down Your Hair Lately?

John 12:1-8                                                         I appreciate Lady Gaga. If you have ever listened to her album, Born This Way, one of my favorites, you would recognize that she speaks for the ostracized and marginalized of society, those who are not like … Continue reading

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Unity and the Exceptional Life

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     I’m working on a couple of writing projects right now. One is on eternal life and another is on retranslating the Gospels, inserting all the different biblical terms I’m redefining. What I’ve found is that so much of our … Continue reading

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3 Problems if Jesus is Your GPS

Mark 7:24-37      It took me a long time before I finally broke down and bought a portable GPS for my car. That was before smartphones. I’d been holding out like the thrifty Lutheran that I am. I weakened when … Continue reading

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Eating Flesh and Blood

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John 6:51-58                                                       “Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood have eternal life, and I will raise them up on the last day.” That almost sounds like a scene out of Ann Rice’s book and movie, “Diary of a … Continue reading

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Doing Your Part in Baptism

Mark 1:1-8                                                   Baptism is one of the sacred rites Christians around the world share in common. It’s one thing that unifies us. We can all say we were baptized in Christ. If you meet a Catholic in Nova Scotia, … Continue reading

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