When we are burdened by the weight of inadequacy, when we are worn out from trying to ascend to our heavenly Father, our resurrected Lord reminds us that He is the One who makes all things new--and not us. Pastor's sermon, "See the Renewal of the Risen Jesus" is based on Revelation 21:1-6.
Posted on May 15, 2022 11:33 AM
As the confirmands publicly confess their faith and promise to remain faithful to Christ and to His Word, in God's Word we see Jesus our Good Shepherd who knows each of His sheep personally and gives them eternal life. On our own we are incapable of keeping our confirmation promises, but through faith in Christ, He keeps us safe with Him forever! Pastor's sermon, "The Shepherd's Sheep Keep Hearing His Voice" is based on John 10:27-28.
Posted on May 08, 2022 11:52 AM
As the risen Jesus appears to His disciples in power, He restores Peter with His redeeming love, so that Peter can faithfully follow Christ in bearing the cross of love. Jesus' grace toward Peter reminds us of His grace and forgiveness toward us. Pastor's sermon, "Restored in the Risen Jesus" is based on John 21:14-19.
Posted on May 01, 2022 11:42 AM
The risen Lord overcame the apostles' fear and doubts as He appeared before them, so that they could eventually preach His resurrection boldly. We are blessed to see the risen Lord with eyes of faith, filled with the peace of the forgiveness of sins that overcomes our doubts too. ELS Evangelism and Missions Counselor, Rev. Brad Kerkow is preaching for us today. Pastor Kerkow's sermon, "Is Doubt Stealing Your Peace?" is based on John 20:19-31.
Posted on April 24, 2022 11:26 AM
Today we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord! With the proclamation that Christ is risen, we rejoice in knowing that our Savior lives, that our sins are forgiven, and that He has defeated death for us once and for all! Pastor's sermon, "The Glory of the Cross Is Hidden Even in the Savior's Triumph" is based on Matthew 28:1-10.
Posted on April 23, 2022 1:13 PM
Fulfilling the old covenant, Jesus establishes a new covenant in the last will and testament of His own body and blood. Pastor's sermon, "The Glory of the Cross Is Hidden in the Savior's Feast" is based on Matthew 26:26-30.
Posted on April 14, 2022 8:34 PM
The journey of Lent reaches its final stage on Palm Sunday. With repentant hearts we join our Lord's triumphant entry into Jerusalem, hailing Him as our eternal King. At the same time we remember that our King has come to bring peace in heaven and glory in the highest as the sacrificial Lamb of God. "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!" Pastor's sermon, "Receive Your King With Praise" is based on Luke 19:37-40.
Posted on April 10, 2022 11:40 AM