Category Archives: Sermon

Preach Them into Hell Before You Preach Them Into Heaven!

I see preachers kneeling in the starting blocks preparing for a mad dash.   “Get ready, get set,…”  Here are some timely words from C.F.W. Walther, a seasoned preaching practitioner, as you prepare to undertake the Holy Week preaching task! We must … Continue reading

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Where’s the Justice? Look to the Advocate!

On Monday’s “Go!” focuses on Lutheran missiology. Today’s focus is a sermon the “Go!” administrator preached at Grace Lutheran Church in Edmonton on Canadian Lutheran World Relief Sunday on February 2, 2014. The sermon text is Habakkuk 1:1-4 and 2:1-4.  You can listen to the sermon at: “Where’s … Continue reading

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God’s Missionary People Read and Listen to God’s Word

Foundational to the missionary task is for the missionary to be the recipient of God’s missionary work in his/her life.   In other words, the evangelist needs the evangel in his/her own life.  Unfortunately, worship attendance and reading the Word of … Continue reading

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The Skit Guys: Resources for Evangelism and Discipleship

The Skit Guys produce excellent skits and videos concerning various topics including: evangelism, many discipleship topics and seasonal events like Easter. The Skit Guys have been teaching God’s word using comedy, drama, and whatever category talking action figures fit into … Continue reading

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“A Call To All to Join the Song” — President Robert Bugbee of Lutheran Church — Canada

At the end of July, nearly 600 people from across North America converged on Saskatoon for the 94th International Convention of the International Lutheran Laymen’s League. President Robert Bugbee was invited to preach at the convention’s opening worship service. He … Continue reading

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Filling in the Blanks on “Witness”: God Raised Jesus from the Dead

Jeffrey Gibbs, in the Concordia Journal (Spring 2012:112-214), comments on the word “witness” in light of evidence that he uncovers in the Book of Acts.  Gibbs notes that much of the preaching that he hears from Lutheran pulpits lacks focus … Continue reading

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Isaiah 7:10-14 — “The Sign of God’s Favour”

Calvin, of Calvin and Hobbes fame, is outside with his coat on, looking a tad bit disappointed. Calvin says, “If I was in charge, we’d never see grass between October and May.”  Calvin looks up to heaven and says, “On … Continue reading

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“Christmas is for Telling” — John 1:6-8

I am going to tell you a story that never happened. The mother of four young children was near death after being injured in an automobile accident.  Her wounds and broken bones took nearly three months to mend.  During this … Continue reading

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A Banquet Awaits those Who are Prepared! — Matthew 25:1-13

“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3 The foolish ones took their lamps … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Gonna Happen — Rev. Ken Klaus (The Lutheran Hour)

The following sermon is being heard today on radios across North America. If you are not able to tune into The Lutheran Hour, you can listen to the sermons online, at anytime! Streaming of this sermon is available at: The … Continue reading

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