An Unbreakable Embrace

A sermon preached by Pastor Ken Carrothers on October 13, 2019 •Ruth 1:1-17• It was a little over 20 years ago when I enrolled in Hebrew at Luther College to fulfill my foreign language requirement. Truth be told, I had no idea what I was getting into. The class was taught by a man named [&hellip

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It’s not personal – it’s God’s work

A sermon preached by Pastor Ken Carrothers on October 6, 2019 •Deuteronomy 5:1-21; 6:4-9• Spend anytime around religious folk and you are bound to hear the phrase: a personal relationship with God. Some would say this phrase captures the essence of what it means to be Christian — the goal we should all seek to [&hellip

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God of presence

A sermon preached by Pastor Ken Carrothers on September 29, 2019 •Exodus 1:8-2:10, 3:1-15• Before we jump into this week we have some ground to cover. So baton down the hatches and hang on, friends. This is a story of epic portions and you are libel to get sick from the speed we will use [&hellip

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Wrestling with self

A sermon preached by Pastor Ken Carrothers on September 22, 2019. •Genesis 32:9–13, 22-30• I wasn’t supposed to have an opponent for my first wrestling match of high school. The school we were competing against didn’t have anyone in the 100 pound weight class. Truth be told I was thankful. I thought it was my [&hellip

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Throwing out the shoes

A sermon preached by Pastor Ken Carrothers on September 1, 2019 •Deuteronomy 15:1-2,7-11; Luke 15:11-32• This week I read about an orphan who wanted nothing more in the world than to belong to a family. Finally, his opportunity came. He was eight years old and a family wanted to adopt him. Introductions were made, papers [&hellip

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