Monthly Archives: December 2012

Advent 3-C: Joy for the Joyless – Zephaniah 3:14-20

In the name of God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.  Amen.  As we have journeyed through our advent themes each Sunday we’ve come to the rose candle, the candle of joy.  Joy can be difficult to meditate … Continue reading

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Learn what Baby knows!

This is the first heads up that Pastor Estes is planning a new Bible Study on the Book of Concord.  Yes, you heard that correctly!  It’s a Bible Study, as the teachings of the Book of Concord are entirely drawn … Continue reading

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Advent 2-C: Love For the Unlovable – Philippians 1:2-11

     Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.  You might recall each candle of Advent has a theme.  Last week Advent I, the week of hope, has passed and we are now … Continue reading

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Is your faith broken?

Concordia Publishing House has just released a new book by the creator of Worldview Everlasting, Rev. Jonathan Fisk.  It is getting a lot of attention in non-Lutheran and Lutheran circles alike.  In his book, Broken: 7 “Christian” Rules that Every … Continue reading

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Will the real Saint Nick please stand up?

He is probably the most well-known of all the saints the Christian Church commemorates, but the date of his commemoration is less known.  Most people would likely guess December 25th, but the correct date of the Commemoration of Saint Nicholas … Continue reading

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Advent 1-C: Hope for the Hopeless – Jeremiah 33:14-16

            During the next four weeks we are going to reflect on the four themes of each of the Advent candles that are lit:  Hope, Love, Joy, and Peace.  So this Sunday we begin with … Continue reading

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