Sexual Education in California: A View from Rocklin

I am a husband and father of four here in Rocklin. One of our daughters just graduated from Rocklin High School, another is at RHS, and two more will be there in the next several years. In addition, I serve as the senior pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, where we have been […]

The New Scheme of Things (Sermon on 1 Cor. 7:25-40)

Friday of Proper 14b, (August 14, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (1 Corinthians 7:25-40) TITLE: “The New Scheme of Things” INI What I appreciate about St. Paul here in 1 Corinthians seven is that he is not afraid of addressing the conflicts and anxieties that the Corinthians are facing in their […]

Nothing Can Separate (Wedding Sermon for Anna Lewer and Neil Dorsey)

Eve of Pentecost 5, (June 27, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Marriage of Anna Lewer and Neil Dorsey Romans 8:31, 32, 37–39 TITLE: “Nothing Can Separate” Family and friends, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, relatives galore, but especially you, Neil and Anna, grace to you and peace from God our […]

The Forgotten Emmanuel

December 21st is the anniversary of when Kathryn and I lost our son, Emmanuel. It was 2009. And, of course, right before Christmas. Who has time to grieve when there is so much stuff to do? While the death of Nadia always makes me wish others would remember such days, Emmanuel’s death always reminds me […]

The Wedding Feast (Marriage of Jamie Jacobs & Mitchel Kauppila)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Marriage of Jamie Jacobs and Mitchel Kauppila June 26, 2010 John 2:1-11 kauppila-jacobs2010 wedding sermon (MP3 format) TITLE: “The Wedding Feast” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, especially to you, Jamie and Mitch.  Our text for today is […]