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Pentecost 3: Fear, Love, and Our New Family

Matthew 10:24-39   We have several pandemics going on. The most threatening is the pandemic of polarization. The Devil’s favorite weapon is polarization, or should we say scattering. Strike the shepherd and scatter the flock.   The forces of polarization … Continue reading

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Say “No” To Fear

Remember those, “No Fear,” decals that young, tough men used to put on their pick-ups? Let’s bring them back and retool them to read, “No to fear.” Talking with friends lately it is obvious that there is a great sadness … Continue reading

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Joseph’s Fear and Ours

The following is a sermon I prepared for Advent 4–December 22 at First Lutheran Church in Lee, Illinois. Icy roads caused the cancellation of the service, so, I offer this sermon for the members of Lee and for anyone interested. … Continue reading

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Be Ye Not Anxious (or Hysterical)

Contemplate the birds and the flowers of the field and do not surrender to the hysteria that fills our world. Continue reading

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