Perspective: Houston, Day One (July 9)

It has been some time since I was really involved in synodical leadership.  The last time I attended a convention was six years ago, and while I am blessed to serve on the South Wisconsin District Board of Directors, my involvement in our church body at large has been minimal since my illness several years […]

Wake, Awake (Trinity 27, 2009)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Trinity 27 (November 22, 2009) Matthew 25:1-13 TITLE: “Wake, Awake!” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.  Our text for today is the parable of the 10 virgins from Matthew 25.  Let us pray: Lord God, heavenly Father, […]

Bible Study on Confirmation and First Communion

You will find attached here a PDF file with the bible study I am using currently for teaching about confirmation and first communion in my congregation. I would welcome any of your thoughts on the subject, as this is an important one for the Lutheran Church. Confirmation and First Communion in the Lutheran Church