September 3, 2017

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

He, who last week was the rock upon which the church was built, today is the devil. And by being so called by Jesus, we get a very clear picture […]
August 27, 2017

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

I’ve been seeing a lot of pictures on social media lately of people who were formerly in my confirmation class going off to KU and K-State and WSU, and standing […]
August 20, 2017

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

We are going to deal with today’s text backwards and deal with the confusing part—or the more confusing part—first. In the second half of today’s text, Jesus says something that […]
August 13, 2017

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Peter walked out onto the water, but when he noticed a strong wind, he became frightened and began to sink. There is a word of encouragement here that when we […]
August 6, 2017

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Today’s gospel is one half of a sort of juxtaposition of two very different feasts that are found right alongside one another in the scripture. In the verses just prior […]