Pics, hymns and the like from 2009 Preaching Seminar

This past Monday our congregation hosted a Lent Preaching Seminar entitled “Cross+Words”. It was led by Rev. Paul Beisel. We had about a dozen guys, and a wonderful discussion of several words used in the New Testament to describe the atonement. Here are a couple pics: As a result of this fine work, I’ve also […]

Not Alone: In the Name of Jesus

One of my gentle readers wrote this post regarding preaching that referenced one or my posts about preaching from around Christmas time. It seems worth discussing a little here. This is the link: Not Alone: In the Name of Jesus Here’s the final paragraph: When this is what God works through sermon preparation, how can […]

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 […]

The Way of the Lord (Advent 1, 2008)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Ad Te Levavi (Advent 1), November 30, 2008 Matthew 21:1-11 For an audio MP3 of this sermon, CLICK HERE TITLE: “The Way of the Lord” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for this morning is […]

A Lament for the Lectionary

I love the historic lectionary. The rhythm of the readings, the Psalms and Introits, the use of traditional hymnody that speaks references it directly, it flows in a way that is beautiful, reverent and stirring. It stirs up the faith, just as the historic collects remind us as we prepare for Adventtide. That is why […]