Now You Are Dismissing Your Servant in Peace

Sermon Preached at the Final Worship of Bethlehem Lutheran Church Youngstown, Ohio December 28, 2014 Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 148; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:22-40 “Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the presence of all people.” [Luke 29-30Continue reading “Now You Are Dismissing Your Servant in Peace”

a Christmas message

When I was a parish pastor, oh so many days ago, I thought it important that our Christmas Eve bulletin include a message from our synod bishop. It was a way that people could hear spiritually uplifting and inspiring words from someone other than their pastor. It was also my way of letting my parishionersContinue reading “a Christmas message”