In Preparation: 17th Sunday after Pentecost 2018

Greetings in Christ,

I hope my¬†email tagline didn’t startle you. Immanuel hasn’t sustained any fires or anything. Instead, the text this weekend is from James and is all about the nature of our tongue. It’s a tiny little thing…and yet so is a match. Continue reading “In Preparation: 17th Sunday after Pentecost 2018”

In Preparation: 16th Sunday After Pentecost 2018

Greetings in Christ,

This weekend Pastor Troup will be preaching on our Gospel text from Mark 7. It’s a beautiful thing that Christ comes to us as poor sinners, broken by this world and invites us in to receive His good gifts of forgiveness and life. Continue reading “In Preparation: 16th Sunday After Pentecost 2018”

In Preparation: 15th Sunday After Pentecost 2018

Greetings in Christ,

Life is a battle. We’re in a spiritual battle every day. Praise be to God that God has given us all that we will ever need to walk through this life in peace despite the fray we face. Continue reading “In Preparation: 15th Sunday After Pentecost 2018”

In Preparation: 14th Sunday After Pentecost 2018

Greetings in Christ,

This weekend revolves around marriage. Marriage is a beautiful thing, not simply for the joining together of man and woman as husband and wife, but as a living example of Christ’s love for His church. Continue reading “In Preparation: 14th Sunday After Pentecost 2018”