We have great difficulty showing love to those who hurt us. Doing so often risks further pain and hurt. Yet we can reflect the Lord's love, forgiving those who hurt us, by seeing God's grace behind the hurt. Pastor's sermon, "Reflect the Lord's Love, Even When It Hurts" is based on Genesis 45:3-15.
Posted on February 21, 2022 9:45 AM
Those who trust in the world and in themselves will find nothing but ruin and destruction. yet those who believe in God and put their spiritual needs first will receive all that they seek, bearing fruit that lasts for eternity. Pastor's sermon, "Know the Real Meaning of 'Blessed'" is based on Psalm 1.
Posted on February 13, 2022 11:59 AM
Even though we are sinners who do not deserve to be in our Savior's presence, the Lord Jesus graciously calls us to work in His kingdom, catching fellow sinners with the net of the good news! His grace moves us to answer His call without reservation, out of love for God and for our fellow human beings. Pastor's sermon, "We Become Fishers of Men in Jesus" is based on Luke 5:1-11.
Posted on February 06, 2022 11:49 AM
We were joined by renowned organist and former WELS pastor Charles Bonow for a festival of Word and song! Each of our Scripture readings and hymns today emphasize the various aspects of Our Life in Christ. Join us in making "a joyful noise unto the Lord our God", as we "sing forth the honor of His name," and "make His praise glorious!"
Posted on January 30, 2022 11:17 AM
As Jesus began to preach to the people of His hometown of Nazareth, He read from the book of the prophet Isaiah, and then proclaimed, "Today this Scripture is fulfilled in your hearing." He reveals Himself as the fulfillment of the healing and freedom, restoration and righteousness promised by God long ago. Pastor's sermon, "Jesus Fulfills the Scriptures in Our Hearing," is based on Luke 4:14-21.
Posted on January 23, 2022 11:48 AM
As the invited guest to a small-town wedding, Jesus performed the first of His many miraculous signs by turning water into wine. In doing so He revealed His glory: the glory of His almighty power, and also the glory of His grace and love! We can put our faith in Christ, knowing that He shares the same gracious love toward each of us. Pastor's sermon, "Jesus' Gifts Reveal His Glory" is based on John 2:1-11.
Posted on January 16, 2022 11:36 AM
When Jesus came to the Jordan to be baptized by John, He was anointed as our Savior with the Father's voice and the Holy Spirit's presence. We are reminded of God's grace in our own salvation--grace seen in our own baptism, that God saved us through the washing of regeneration and the renewal of the Holy Spirit. Pastor's sermon, "He Saved Us," is based on Titus 3:4-7.
Posted on January 09, 2022 12:15 PM