Deliver Us From Evil (Good Friday 2015)

Good Friday (April 3, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn John 19:30 TITLE: “Deliver Us from Evil” 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. John chapter eighteen and nineteen. Deliver us […]

Things Change

I get up and watch my children get ready for school. Sometimes I help, but mostly it is my wife that does the heavy lifting in the mornings. The house is silent. The children are at school and I am still in my bathrobe, drinking coffee, listening to Bach, and contemplating the fact that I […]

Faithful Cross, True Sign of Triumph

Our Academy children sang at the Good Friday Chief Service at Lamb of God Lutheran Church this noon.  You will find here a recording of them singing the fourth verse of Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle. A blessed rest to you all. FaithfulCross.m4a  


[I am reprinting this here from my blog on Christians and depression, I Trust When Dark My Road. -LL] It’s been five years since my life took a strange sideways turn. I’ve written about it before (HERE, and HERE for example).  It has made Good Friday a very strange day for me, personally. This year […]

“Gazing Upon Him Whom They Pierced” Good Friday

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Good Friday (April 10, 2009) TITLE: “Gazing Upon Him Whom They Pierced” In the name of the Father and of the † Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Our text is from the Passion of our Lord from St. John, we focus on the quotation […]