On Visits and My Mother

The last few weeks have been rather intense at my congregation. We have had a lot of people in the hospital, at least for our small-medium sized congregation. Surgeries, treatments for various types of cancer and other long-term diseases, really all kinds of things. I would say this is all typical, but there is nothing […]

On the Reason for Curmudgeonness

I often wonder why I get so, uh, curmudgeonly during Christmas time. It is one of the two highest feast days of the Christian Church. The music and Scripture readings for the season are sublime. In every measurable way, it is a time of great joy and happiness. Family gather together. There is festiveness in […]

The Narrow Door (Proper 16c, August 25, 2013)

Proper 16c, 2013 (August 25)
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn
Luke 13:22–30 sermon08-25-2013.mp3 TITLE: “The Narrow Door” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read from St. Luke chapter thirteen. We focus especially on the words of our Lord, […]