October 15, 2017

Oct. 15, 2017 Christ the Servant Lutheran Church Pentecost 19 Luke 21:1-3

 

 

Looking forward to our Every Member Response next Sunday I have chosen a text from Luke for this sermon’s stewardship theme.  This is from the 21st chapter:

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Pentecost 18 2017

Oct.  8, 2017 Christ the Servant Lutheran Church Pentecost 18 Isaiah 5:1-7 Psalm 80:7-15 Matthew 21:33-46

 

When we moved to Virginia nine years ago, one of the first things we did was to go to out to Loudoun County wine country.

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Pentecost 15 2017

Sept. 17, 2017 Christ the Servant Lutheran Church Pentecost 15 Romans 14:1-12

 

I once heard a pastor describe another pastor’s sermon this way: “It was nothing but one darned illustration after another hung loosely on a clothesline of thin theology.” 

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Pentecost 14 2017

Sept. 10, 2017 Christ the Servant Lutheran Church Pentecost 14 Romans 13:8-14

 

There were two reasons St. Paul had to be nervous about the behavior of his followers in Rome.  If they were free from the law, they reasoned, then there was no longer any reason to follow civil law. 

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Pentecost 13 2017

Sept. 3, 2017 Christ the Servant Lutheran Church Pentecost 13 Romans 12:9-21

 

Sometimes satire is the best way to make a point.  A couple of weeks ago in the aftermath of the Charlottesville violence Tina Fey did just that in her “Sheet cake” monologue which will go down as one of Saturday Night Live’s best. 

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