Lent 2020: “Offer Yourself, O Priest!”

"Offer Yourself, O Priest!" Say "priest" and minds tend to go anywhere but Jesus. "Priest" is that guy (probably catholic) wearing a black shirt with a white clerical collar. Hear "priest" and perhaps one pictures a Buddhist sort with shaved head, chanting single syllables or sitting silent in lotus position. Some hear "priest" and think … Continue reading Lent 2020: “Offer Yourself, O Priest!”

Audio Difficulties…Please Stand By…

...while we transition to an updated website for Immanuel Lutheran Church! A number of readers have noted a disruption in the audio feed. The congregation which I serve is updating their website, which hosts my audio vault of over three years of sermons and such. My links to sermons here are likely all broken at … Continue reading Audio Difficulties…Please Stand By…

A Matins Meditation for 11 September 2019

We pray: "Most merciful Father, with compassion You hear the cries of Your people in great distress. Be with all who now endure affliction and calamity, bless the work of those who bring rescue and relief, and enable us to aid and comfort those who are suffering that they may find renewed hope and purpose; … Continue reading A Matins Meditation for 11 September 2019