My Favorite Things

In the vein of the Sound of Music, here are a few of my favorite things: Preaching the Gospel Singing “I Bind Unto Myself Today” at church and the congregation not freaking out My kids My wife A liturgical service that just flows the way God intended it. Trumpets Teaching bible class Reading Books, either […]

Sample Accordance Lectionary workspace

I posted recently about using workspaces in Accordance or Libronix for sermon preparation. I use the historic lectionary, so that’s what I’m working on. One of the chief advantages of the one year lectionary is the ability to build and expand upon previous work. Here is my current Accordance workspace for Exaudi: You can see […]

The Historic Lectionary and Accordance, Libronix, etc.

I am a regular user of Accordance, from Oak Tree Software. It’s (imo) the premier bible and electronic book software for the Macintosh. One of the projects that I have going on right now, in an effort to focus more of my energy on the primary tasks of the pastor (preaching, administering the Sacraments, and […]

Side By Side – Abraham and Jesus as Intercessors

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Wednesday of Invocabit Genesis 18:16-33; Matthew 26:36-46 For an audio MP3 of this sermon, CLICK HERE TITLE: “Side by Side” In the name of the Father and of the † Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Our text for tonight is the Passion of our […]

Why did God institute marriage?

Why Indeed? Wisdom from children So this morning we’re doing chapel, and our text is Matthew 19:1-12, Jesus’ teaching on divorce and marriage (and eunuchs). I ask the kids why God instituted marriage. A kindergartner, the daughter of another blogger, responds