The Song of Simeon (Christmas 1, 2012)

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd Peperkorn Christmas 1 (Dec. 30, 2012) Luke 2:22-32 TITLE: “The Song of Simeon” 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 2. Let us pray: O God, […]

Advent Donkey Preachers

We’ve all heard how if He could use a donkey then perhaps even me. Commendable humility, but don’t stop there looking at your humility–there’s more to being His donkey than that, gloriously much more. You are His donkey as you are no one else’s. Now there’s freedom! Let no one take it from you or […]

Advent Longing

It is always dangerous to say that a season is my favorite time of the year.  But there it is.  Right now Advent is my favorite time of the year.  The hymns are sublime, the Gospel is clear and beautiful.  The hope of the One to Come washes over you like a flood. The longing […]

Helping Children in Church – from a pastor's wife

This is a great post and article on an important subject by my friend Lora Horn. Read, mark, learn and inwardly digest! I love the 1-2-3 advice. We will be checking that out! Helping Children in Church « The Rebellious Pastor’s Wife: “” (Via The Rebellious Pastor’s Wife.)

Cross+Words – A Lenten Preaching Seminar

Cross+Words A Lenten Preaching Seminar The Presentation of Our Lord and the Purification of Mary February 2, 2009 Hosted by Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Cross + Words The holy apostles used several words to preach about the work of Jesus on the cross. Among them are “reconciliation,” “redemption,” “justification,” “covenant,” and “propitiation.” These words […]