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The Harvest Is Plentiful

A sermon by Lawrence Siemens on July 7, 2019, called “The Harvest Is Plentiful.” It is a reflection on Jesus’ commission of the seventy in Luke 10:1-11. Jesus said: “ . . . open your eyes and take a good look … Continue reading

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When “Yes” Also Means “No”

A sermon by Michael Pahl on June 30, 2019, called “When ‘Yes’ Also Means ‘No.’” It is a reflection on the “hard sayings” of Jesus in Luke 9:57-62. Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: Well, this is awkward. … Continue reading

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Tell the Story

A sermon by Michael Pahl on June 23, 2019, called “Tell the Story.” It is a reflection on the story of Jesus’ healing the Gerasene man tormented by the “Legion” of evil spirits in Luke 8:26-39. Here is a written … Continue reading

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Jubilee!

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on January 27, 2019, called “Jubilee!” It is the third in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ fulfillment of Isaiah’s promise of Moses’ law of Jubilee … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in Justice

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on December 16, 2018, the Third Sunday of Advent, called “Rejoicing in Justice.” It is a reflection on Luke 3:1-18. Here is a written excerpt from the conclusion: “Prepare the way of the Lord! … Continue reading

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Pointing to Peace

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on December 9, 2018, the Second Sunday of Advent, called “Pointing to Peace.” It is a reflection on Luke 1:57-79. Here is a written excerpt: There’s a lot of singing in the first two … Continue reading

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Expressing God’s Love

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on November 4, 2018, called “Expressing God’s Love,” reflecting on Jesus’ three parables in Luke 15. The sermon is the eighth and last in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here … Continue reading

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