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SinnerandSaint
Pastor of Historic Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, Beecher, IL. Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Interests: I like theology, Cubs, Bears, Bulls, Blackhaws, reading, discussing theology, preaching. And I especially love my wife Alicia.
Recent Activity
Lent 1, 2018 Mark 1:9-15 "Have you walked in their shoes?" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. This past week I heard a song on the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Sinner and Saint
Ash Wednesday, 2018 Joel 2:12-19 "Blow the Shofar" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Throughout history trumpets, bugles, and horns of different types have been used... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Transfiguration, 2018 "Transfigured" Mark 9:2-9 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Life wasn't perfect for the 12 Disciples of our Lord. Both they and Jesus were... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Epiphany 5, 2018 Isaiah 40:21-31 "Renewed" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. "Hope deferred makes the heart sick..." (Proverbs 13:12a) Jerusalem was the holy city. It... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Epiphany 3, 2018 Jonah 3:1-5, 10 "God forgives" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Have you ever been tailgated? How does it make you feel when... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Epiphany 2, 2018 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 "You are not your own" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. I'm sure that you've heard the phrase: "What happens... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Advent 4, 2014 Luke 1:26-38 “Strength in Weakness” Grace, Mercy, and Peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. What is it you picture in your mind when you think of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Advent 3, 2017 "Clothed in Christ" Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Shakespeare is credited with saying "apparel oft proclaims the man." Mark... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Advent 1, 2017 "Be careful what you ask for" Isaiah 64:1-9 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Isaiah wrote our Old Testament text this morning to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Christ the King Sunday, 2017 Matthew 25:31-46 "Sheep and G.O.A.T.s" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Sheep and Goats. Which one of these do you belong... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 24, 2017 Matthew 25:14-30 "Stewards of God's gifts" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Our Gospel lesson this morning does a lot of talking about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Funeral Sermon for Rev. Adam A. Dietrich Mom, Ruth, Paul, Ann, Mary, Jerel, Alicia, Bill, Kendra, Adam, Josh, Andrew, Sophie, Aaron & Luke, family, extended family, and friends: Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
All Saints Day, 2012 (observed) Matthew 5:1-12 & Revelation 21:9-11, 22-27; 22:1-5 “Blessed are You” Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Today we celebrate and observe... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Reformation, 2017 Psalm 46 "Dear Christian...Rejoice! For you have a Fortress in the midst of a living hell" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. "Fast bound... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 19, 2017 "Rejoice in His Salvation" Isaiah 25:6-9 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. A birthday. A wedding. A graduation. A high school reunion. A... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 18, 2017 "The Cornerstone" Matthew 21:33-46 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Do you love a good yard sale? Ever hoped you’d come across a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 17, 2017 Philippians 2:1-4, 14-18 "Comfort in love" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Have you ever noticed how self centered children can sometimes be?... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 15, 2017 Matthew 18:21-35 & Genesis 50:15-21 “Have you buried the hatchet...with the handle up?” Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Our Gospel lesson today... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 13, 2017 Romans 12:9-21 "The Marks of a Christian" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Be genuine. Be true to yourself. Have you heard those... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 12, 2017 “The Rock” Matthew 16:13-20 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. “When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 11, 2017 Matthew 15:21-28 “Crumbs” Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Most of us, if not all of us, have seen people begging. One of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 10, 2017 Matthew 14:22-33 “Lord, save me” Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Already in their call to be Disciples the Twelve have seen Jesus... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 9, 2017 Matthew 14:13-21 "In the midst of sadness Jesus heals and feeds" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. What do you think of when... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 8, 2017 Romans 8:28-39 "Conquerors through Him who loves us" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. In the beginning God created the heavens and the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 7, 2017 Isaiah 44:6-8 "There is only one God" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. If you ever plan on going to a build-a-bear workshop... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at Sinner and Saint