Sermons for October 2018

Pursuing Peace

The Hebrew word, “Shalom” is hard to translate. Rabbi David Zaslow says this: Contrary to popular opinion the Hebrew word shalom does not mean “peace,” at least not in the English sense of the word. It comes from a Hebrew root-word that means “wholeness.” And what is wholeness? In the Hebraic way of thinking, wholeness… Read More

Boldly Go

This sermon was inspired by Craig Koester, Professor and chair of New Testament at Luther Seminary, Archbishop Oscar Romero, and free soloist mountain climber Alex Honnold. I have often been threatened with death, if they kill me, I shall arise in the Salvadoran people. If the threats come to be fulfilled, from this moment I… Read More