Advent 2 – Sermon: “The Brood” – Luke 3:1-14

Advent 2C, (December 6, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Luke 3:1-14 TITLE: “The Brood” 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 three. Stir up our hearts, so we […]

Coming (Advent 1C, December 2, 2012)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Ad Te Levavi (Advent 1), December 2, 2012 Luke 19:28-40 12-02-2012advent1.mp3 TITLE: “Coming” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.  Our text for this morning is the Gospel lesson just read, with focus on the words from Zechariah, Behold, your King is coming […]

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 […]