Thanksgiving is a time of looking back and giving thanks to God. Advent is a time of looking forward and living into God's promised future. Below, I did a video on Advent and Thanksgiving in light of the recent shooting at an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs. https://youtu.be/pwnUqiZh-ic
Why does Pentecost matter to us? Why do we celebrate it every year? Why does the Spirit coming like a wind matter?
Is Mainline Protestantism a tradition worth saving? What caused the decline and what could bring about a renaissance?
Here is the video and the sermon podcast for the February 7 worship service from First Christian St. Paul.
Here is the video and the sermon podcast for the January 31 worship service from First Christian St. Paul.
Galatians 1:13-17; 2:15-21 and Luke 18:9-14 Sixth Sunday of Easter Losing My Religion Sermon Series May 21, 2016 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN Click here to listen to the audio. It’s been about two years since our congregation voted to become an Open and Affirming congregation, meaning that we openly welcome Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and... Continue Reading →
Disclaimer: I have to start this blog post off by saying that the following criticism is not directed at any one person. It is NOT a personal attack on anybody. This is a critique of a larger system that people might be a part of, but again my beef is with the system and not... Continue Reading →