Sermons on Ash Wednesday
February 22, 2023–Ash Wednesday
Psalm 51: 1-17; Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-21 Rev. Tom Willadsen Ash Wednesday Communion 7:00 PM
Sanctified or Sanctimonious?
March 2, 2022—–Ash Wednesday Psalm 51: 1-17; Matthew 6: 1-6; 16-21 I was driving our daughter, Erin, to school one day, and she was reviewing her vocabulary lesson. “Dad,” she asked, “What does sanctimonious mean?” Well, sanctimonious is a word I am familiar with, and I have seen it used numerous times (though I don’t believe I have ever used it!), but I could not think of a way to define it. She had, in her lesson, some definitions from…
“Family Under Your Nose”
“Family Under Your Nose” Ash Wednesday Luke 16: 19-31 February 17, 2021 Back in 2008, a movie came out that had an impact on my life. It is called, “Slumdog Millionaire.” Have any of you seen it? I had been vaguely aware of life in the slums of India, but this movie “put a face” on the children. They were destitute, yes, but also full of hope and promise, and they were eager for education. The main character managed to…