The Tower and the Fertilizer (Lent 3c, 2013)

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. Why do bad things happen to good people? That’s the question that is asked of Jesus in our text. What did these Galileans do to deserve […]

Always (Advent 3C, Gaudete Sunday 2012)

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd Peperkorn Advent 3C (December 16, 2012) Luke 7:18-25 Advent3c-2012 TITLE: “Always” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Our text for today is from the Gospel just read from St. Luke chapter 7. We will also be looking at the […]

A Little While (Jubilate 2011)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Easter 3 – Jubilate (May 15, 2011, revised from 2004) John 16:16-22 2011jubilate TITLE: “A Little While” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text is from the Gospel lesson. We focus on Jesus’ words, A Little […]

Peace Be With You (Easter 02 – Quasimodo Geniti 2011)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Quasimodo Geniti (Easter 2, May 1, 2011, revised from 2001) John 20:19-31 easter02-2011 TITLE: “Peace be with you”   Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.  Our text for this morning is from John 20.  We focus on […]

Why So Serious? (Easter 2011)

2011easter Alleluia! The Lord is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! “The last enemy to be destroyed is death” (1 Corinthians 15:26 ESV).  Paul really sums up so much of life under the cross with those words. So much of our lives are really about cheating death.  Makeup, diets, slimming clothes, bigger or better muscles.  […]