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Sermon for Oct. 21, 2019

A very religious man was once caught in rising floodwaters. He climbed onto the roof of his house and trusted God to rescue him. A neighbor came by in a canoe and said, “The waters will soon be above your house. Hop in and we’ll paddle to safety.” “No thanks” replied the religious man. “I’ve…

Sermon for Oct. 7, 2019

Mandy Marie asked her pastor, James Lettinger, to come and pray with her father Bob. When the minister arrived, he found Bob lying in bed with his head propped up on two pillows. An empty chair sat beside his bed. The minister assumed that the old fellow had been informed of his visit. “I guess…

Sermon for Sept 23, 2019

As usual the readings of today are full of richness and a vast source for deep personal reflection. However, I was attracted by one particular verse, “The man who can be trusted in little things can be trusted in great” LK16:10. It is a very simple statement yet one which contains so much richness. This is what makes…

Sermon for Sept 1

A young man was once making a presentation in his class and its fact was, in fact, his first time. While he was making the presentation, the professor handling the class noticed that he was holding his paper in the left hand while the right hand was loosely tucked inside his pocket. The professor saw…

Sermon for August 4, 2019

The goal of our life is to live with God forever.  God, who loves us, gave us, the gift of life. Our own response of love allows God’s life to flow into us without limit. All the things in this world are gifts of God, presented to us so that we can know God more easily…

Sermon for July 28, 2019

What does Saint Christopher protect you from? Though many people wear Saint Christopher medals in their daily life, others don them for long journeys because Saint Christopher is known as the patron saint of travelers. Not only do people wear Saint Christopher medals, statues are also placed in front of homes, churches, and bridges. Those who wear his…

Sermon for July 21, 2019

A missionary, used to say that “hospitality should be given according to the receiver, not according to the person who offers it!” Very often we try to be so hospitable when there are guests visiting us, that we become quite the opposite: we become fastidious and inhospitable! “Please, have something to eat!” “Do not worry,…