Month: September 2018

What does it Mean to be Great?

Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost, September 23, 2018, First Trinity Lutheran Church – “Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all.” These words spoken by Jesus reminds me of Gordon Cosby the Pastor and Founder of the Church of the Savior here in Washington DC. Gordon founded this church in Read More …

Who Do You Say That I Am?

Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost, September 16, 2018, First Trinity Lutheran Church – Are any of you familiar with the “what I really do” meme? It’s a series of images that goes around Facebook every now and then. The title of each meme is an occupation or identity group, like accountant, or runner, or lawyer, and Read More …

Speak the Truth in Love

Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost, September 2, 2018, First Trinity Lutheran Church – In the Gospel lesson for today, Jesus is arguing with the Pharisees about what is really important in life. There was a basic theological difference between Jesus and the Pharisees because Pharisees believed that obeying the complex rules for piety were what it Read More …