The ‘Obvious’ ‘Choice’

The ‘Obvious’ ‘Choice’

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Do you remember Charlie Gard?  How about Alfie Evans? It’s quite understandable if you don’t remember the names of those two little boys.  I recently received a reminder about them. Both...
Christ Jesus the Same

Christ Jesus the Same

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. When we started with the Epistle to the Hebrews a few weeks ago, our ears were greeted with those sweet and blessed words of that grand chapter on faith, Hebrews 11: “Now faith is the...
Entering through the Open Door

Entering through the Open Door

The sermon text for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost is from Luke 13:24–27 [24] “Strive to enter through the narrow door. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able. [25] When once the master of the house has risen and shut the door, and you begin to...
Like Son, Like Father

Like Son, Like Father

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. The other day in the church office, someone had asked Linnea Affield about her new house, and so she was showing pictures of it on her phone.  She also had pictures of her [maternal]...