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Singing God's Glory at Faith Lutheran Church
Sermon - Mark 4: 26-34

Sermon – Mark 4: 26-34

Jesus did not speak to them except in parables.  Yes, this was the form of teaching and communication Jesus used.  And, quite often, I think we misunderstand what parables are meant to do as we hear them.  You see, we … read full post

Mark 16: 1-8

Sermon – Mark 16:1-8

I am sure many of you remember the closing theme song on the PBS show, Lamb Chop’s Play-Along, which was hosted by puppeteer, Shari Lewis.  It was “The Song That Doesn’t End.”  “This is a song that never ends, it … read full post

Mark 8: 31-38

Sermon – Mark 8: 31-38

Historian, Douglas Brinkley, writes: “Usually, one day in a century rises above the others as an accepted turning point or historic milestone. It becomes the climactic day, or ‘the day,’ of that century.”  9/11 was a huge turning point for … read full post

Mark 1 - 9-15

Sermon – Mark 1: 9-15

On this first Sunday in Lent we intentionally embark on a forty-day journey to the cross.  And every year, on this first Sunday in Lent, we encounter Jesus experiencing forty days in the desert as we begin our forty-day journey.  … read full post

Mark 9: 2-9

Sermon – Mark 9: 2-9

As the disciples see Jesus in today’s story the veil is drawn back, and they see a deeper truth, a fuller reality – God is very present in this one they call Jesus.  And, the disciples discovered they, themselves, were … read full post

Mark 1-29

Sermon – Mark 1 – 29-39

Shalom!  Shalom is the Hebrew word for peace.  Shalom is used as a word of greeting and farewell.  Shalom is not only about peace, it is about a healing wholeness, completeness and well-being.  The peace of shalom is not limited … read full post

Sermon - Mark 13:24-37

Sermon – Mark 13:24-37

It has begun.  And, no, I am not talking about Advent.  I am talking about the non-stop screenings of those syrupy, sentimental Christmas movies on the Hallmark channel.  I am talking about the Disney portrayals of Happy Holidays where there … read full post

Mark 12:38-44; Pent 24B

Theologian, Marcus Borg, in his excellent book The God We Never Knew wrote:

The point is not that Jesus was a good guy who accepted everybody, and thus we should do the same (though that would be good). Rather, his

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