Sermons by Pastor John Strommen


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Hope In the Wilderness

Speaker: | October 11, 2020

 And so here we are. The year is 2020 and the pandemic has turned our world upside down and proven to be anything but short-lived. Jokes and humor are much needed to help us...


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Lessons From the Garden

Speaker: | September 13, 2020

We learn in this memorable lesson that we are made from “Adamah,” which means dirt, dust. We are from the earth – an animal, a creature. The name Adam is taken from this root word....


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Rock and Stumbling Block Both

Speaker: | August 31, 2020

Those of you from my era or older may remember Jim Marshal of the Minnesota Vikings. He was a great player, one of the “rocks” from those classic Viking teams – the Super Bowl Viking...


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A Sermon About Dogs

Speaker: | August 23, 2020

“It’s not fair to take the children’s food and throw it to the dogs.” The pivotal quote from our lesson today. Funny thing is, as children, many of us probably snuck food from the table...


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Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Speaker: | August 09, 2020

Ever wish you could take it back? When my older brother, Jim, was 13 or 14, he had a few issues with attitude. One time, he commented unfavorably on mom’s cooking, suggesting dog food might...


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The Hidden and the Small

Speaker: | July 27, 2020

So, how do you like today’s rapid-fire images of the what the kingdom of heaven is like? This is a great topic, because people of faith are often mystified by what the kingdom of heaven...


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Time We Talk About Weed

Speaker: | July 19, 2020

As I reflect on this text today of the wheat and the weeds, I remember well when my then 5-year-old son, Thomas, was first coming to grips with the fact that there were bad people...


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Life Itself Can Be Good Soil

Speaker: | July 12, 2020

So, what does it take for something to grow? A farmer or a gardener is preoccupied with this question. So, too, are people of faith. How does faith grow? This is the question behind the...