Little Epiphanies

January 17, 2021
Sometimes God appears to people in the Bible in big flashy ways. Other times in small, little ways.

Sweet Humility

January 3, 2021
Though Jesus is a twelve year old in Luke 2, we get a glimpse of the Word made flesh -- growing up.

Who is Christmas For?

December 13, 2020
Isaiah 61 tells of a Messiah who comes for the poor, the brokenhearted, and the captives. Advent is a time to admit that we are ourselves are those poor and…

Is John the Baptist Talking to You?

December 6, 2020
When John comes and talks about repentance and forgiveness and someone coming after him who is he talking to? Religious people? Sinners? Insiders? Outsiders?

Waiting for God to Do Something

November 29, 2020
Advent is for waiting. Sometimes we have to wait for God to act, like Isaiah who says that there is no God like the true God "who acts for those…

Where is Jesus When the World Ends

November 22, 2020
The Scriptures and hymns all talk about the end of the world these days in church. Where is Jesus when we come to the end? Where can we find him?…

Relentless Wrath

November 15, 2020
Sometimes we come across Bible passages which seem so harsh and full of anger and condemnation from God. It is important to know how to listen and what God is…

Face to Face with Death on All Saints

November 1, 2020
All Saints Day forces us to reckon with the fact of death. The scriptures for this day also put us face to face with Christ's victory over death and our own victory through Him.

Those Red Doors

October 25, 2020
The Lutheran Reformation started with a door in Wittenberg. St. Paul Lutheran in Catonsville has red doors. Listen to hear how they are connected.

Junkyards vs. the True God

October 18, 2020
"For all the gods of the peoples are worthless idols, but the Lord made the heavens." We have plenty of idols and they always let us down. But not the…