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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.
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Advent 2, 2018 "Be Prepared" Luke 3:1-14 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Since listening to DC Talk in High school and College days I have... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Sinner and Saint
Advent 1, 2018 Jeremiah 33:14-16 "The Day is Coming" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Are you patient? This past week I was at Walt's buying... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Last Sunday in the Church Year - Christ the King Sunday Jude 20-25 "Steadfast" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Jude warns us to keep the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 26, 2018 Hebrews 10:11-25 "He remembers your sins no more" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. One of my favorite poems was written by Alfred... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 25, 2018 1 Kings 17:8-16 & Mark 12:38-44 "Giving from the heart" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Christians are familiar with the Biblical account... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
All Saints Day, 2018 (Observed) Revelation 7:9-17 "Open the gates of heaven" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. This past week marked the first anniversary of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Reformation 2018 (observed) Romans 3:19-28 “On Justification we stand or fall!” Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Reformation shouldn’t be the celebration of the sinful man,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 22, 2018 Mark 10:23-31 "All things are possible with God" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Considering all the buzz about the 1.6 Billion dollar... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 21, 2018 "Live or die?" Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. "Seek the Lord and live, lest he break out like fire... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 20, 2018 Hebrews 2:1-13 "Pay Attention" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. I'm pretty sure that most of you, if not all of you, know... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 19, 2018 Mark 9:38-50 “It’s better to enter heaven…” Grace mercy and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. One of my favorite kinds of ice cream growing up... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 18, 2018 “Who is the Greatest?” Mark 9:30-37 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. There are just times when children fight over what appears to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 17, 2018 Mark 9:14-29 "I believe. Help my unbelief!" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. In his hymn "Dear Christians, One and All, Rejoice" Martin... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Rally Day 2018 John 12:20-33 "The Cross is our Standard" "Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. At the center of the battle were two flags. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 14, 2018 "Lip Service" Isaiah 29:11-19 & Mark 7:1-13 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Some things never seem to change. One of those things... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 13, 2018 “Eat and live” John 6:51-58 Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 12, 2018 1 Kings 19:1-8 & John 6:35-51 "The Best Bread" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. There is just something about good bread. And... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 11, 2018 Exodus 16:2-15 & Ephesians 4:1-16 "Be Patient" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Life was hard and harsh for the Israelites. In the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 10, 2018 Isaiah 43:1-3a & Mark 6:45-56 "Take heart, it is I" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. This past week [three of our children... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 9, 2018 Mark 6:30-44 "Lost Sheep" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Parenthood is full of contradictions. You find yourself hoping...dreaming...vowing...to get some extra sleep... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 8, 2018 Ephesians 1:3-14 “The Gospel shows the Father's grace” Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. This life is a life of death that often... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 7, 2018 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 “His grace is sufficient” Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. The Apostle Paul is a pillar of the Christian faith.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 6, 2018 Mark 5:21-43 "Astonished by His love" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. This past Friday was filled with astonishing things. Alicia and I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Nativity of John the Baptist, 2018 Luke 1:57-80 "Prepare for your King" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. What's in a name? Have you ever wondered... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at Sinner and Saint
Pentecost 4, 2018 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 "Seeing is believing" Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Your going to have to trust me on this...I have no... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Sinner and Saint