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Discussion is how we do theology

Sermon C15  Fourth Sunday in Lent         2013-03-10 Trinity Lutheran Church, London Theme: Discussion is how we do theology. Verse: Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 In our household we have a few favorite TV shows.  One is still being produced and every Thursday … Continue reading

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Seven Verbs for Deeper Discipleship

At the Festival of Homiletics as few years ago, I heard Diana Butler Bass speak about modern Christians and what they are seeking and responding to. She said people are looking for practical ways to connect to faith which is … Continue reading

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How Many Wise Men?

Sermon C6 Epiphany of the Lord 2013-01-06 Trinity Lutheran Church, London Theme: How Many Wise men? Scripture:  Isaiah 60:1-6 ; Matthew 2:1-12 ; Matthew 25:40 Can you name the reindeer that pull Santa’s sleigh? Dasher                        Dancer                        Prancer Vixen                          Comet                         Cupid … Continue reading

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BUT WHAT IF?

Maybe the first card game you ever learned to play was ‘snap’.  I don’t remember learning it but I did teach it to my daughters.  It is really easy … divide up all the cards equally, don’t look at the … Continue reading

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Keep Watch Christ Is Coming

Last month in my newsletter article, “Church Words Are Peculiar”, I asked “Can you help me put together a list of Trinity’s peculiar words? “  This was not meant as rhetorical and I did receive a list from one person … Continue reading

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Church Words Are Peculiar

One question that I have been asked from time to time is about a line from the Apostles Creed.  In our church life we use a set of words that are sometimes different from everyday life.  But then again, most … Continue reading

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