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Bringing Children to Christ

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Bringing Families Together

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Sharing God’s Gifts With Others

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Singing God's Glory at Faith Lutheran Church
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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Mark 10:2-16; Pentecost 19B

Today’s gospel reading is difficult because it has often become an oppressive passage when taken out of context. I also find it difficult because I come to this scripture passage as a once divorced woman with an awareness of the … read full post