April 19, 2014

‘The Best Gifts of Easter are Unseen’

After this incredibly dreary, cold and snowy winter, I found myself craving spring more than I can remember for a long time.  I yearned for longer light, warm sun, buds, blossoms, and birds singing again. Thankfully we are seeing all the signals of spring now, signs of the abundance to come. But the miracle of...

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February 25, 2014

Lenten Lectionary Text Workshop with David Lose

Because we all need to preach! Our leader will be The Rev. Dr. David L. Lose who holds The Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, where he also serves as the Director of the Center for Biblical Preaching. He is the author of Making Sense of the Cross (2011), Making Sense of the Christian...

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May 10, 2013

See Through “Jesus Colored Glasses”

At the opening worship of the 2013 Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, Bishop Claire Burkat challenged the assembly to focus on God-sight as Philip did in the gospel of John. After having been invited by Jesus to follow him, Phillip saw things through “Jesus-colored glasses.” The bishop urged SEPA Lutherans to be Philips – and our congregations...

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March 22, 2013

“I Love You. Love, God”

The Bible is a lot like the love messages parents receive from their children, Pastor Keith Anderson of Upper Dublin Lutheran Church says in a new YouTube video. “The Bible can be a messy, complicated, confusing book, but at the heart of the Bible is this message: ‘I love you. Love, God.” Enjoy this video...

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