Monthly Archives: September 2017

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Genesis (50:15-21); Matthew 18:21-35 St. Jacob’s (Spaders), Trinity September 17, 2017 Rev. Kirk Shipley, Interim Pastor   I. Near the end of last Sunday’s sermon I shared a quote from Lewis Smedes, author of Forgive and Forget: Healing the Hurts We Don’t Deserve. “God heals our […]

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Romans (12:1-21) 13:8-14 St. Jacob’s (Spaders), Trinity; September 10, 2017 Rev. Kirk Shipley, Interim Pastor   I. The past two weeks we have been on a journey with Jesus and his disciples that asks who Jesus is and what are the implications of that answer. We […]

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 16:21-28 St. Jacob’s (Spaders), Trinity; September 3, 2017 Rev. Kirk Shipley, Interim Pastor   I. I find it a bit serendipitous that today’s Gospel reading falls on this particular weekend. In our country we hold up two events. One is Labor Day when we hold […]