What’s Your Burden?

Speaker: | May 28, 2019

Back in the day, when I was a youth pastor, I led a week-long trip to Chicago working with Habitat For Humanity. So, we headed off in a van full of 8 youth and 5...


Go and Make Disciples

Speaker: | April 29, 2019

  These notes are from the sermon delivered by the Rev. Bee Vang, Pastor and Mission Developer of the Amazing Grace Ministry, ELCA housed at the St. Phillip’s Lutheran Church in Fridley, MN. The Amazing...


Where Do You See Resurrection?

Speaker: | April 22, 2019

Each one of the gospel writers – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John – have their own way of telling the resurrection story. But without question, Matthew’s telling is the most dramatic! There are special effects...


Who is this?

Speaker: | April 15, 2019

I once asked a middle-aged woman in my congregation why she didn’t come to church any more, she said, “when my son got into trouble with the law, I was too ashamed to come to...


What Faith Does

Speaker: | April 07, 2019

One reliable feature of Matthew’s parables is that a familiar scene from life is presented: working in a vineyard, getting invited to a party you don’t want to attend. In each parable, the familiar scene...


Economy of God

Speaker: | March 18, 2019

Before I read the gospel lesson today, I want to show you a film clip from “Les Misérables,” the movie, not the musical. Jean Valjean has just been released from prison and pledged to become...

Look and Listen

Look and Listen

Speaker: | March 03, 2019

I was just in Colorado last weekend on a ski trip with three of my friends – yes, there are actually people who will admit to being my friends. Quite apart from skiing, my friend...