Sermons by Heath Butler

The Prodigal Son

Sermon Text:Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 Sometimes we do things that hurt those we love the most.  In some situations it can even separate us from our family.  This weekend’s lesson is a story about hurting those we love.  But in a remarkable turn of events, instead of being cut off from the family, a forgiving father welcomes back a wayward family member.

One Last Look

One last look! This is our last look at Jesus before he prepares to go to the cross in humility during the Lenten season. This final look is incredible. We catch a glimpse of his royal splendor shining forth. We hear his Father’s words of approval on his rescue mission. Join us at St. Paul’s as we see Jesus, the Son of God, transformed in all his full glory.

Getting in Shape

January is the month that many people hope to “Get in Shape” after the holiday season of eating, more eating and then eating still more. On this last weekend of January, Jesus is going to take us, and the phrase “Getting in Shape,” in a completely different direction and to a whole new level.

Reformation

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. The effect of the Lutheran Reformation of the Church on the history of the world can’t be overstated. US News and World Report ranked the most important events of the last 1000 years. The Lutheran Reformation placed second, right behind Gutenberg’s printing press. Historians consider the Reformation to be of greater significance than the discovery of the New World (#3).

Discipleship

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. At most wedding receptions, toasts are made to the bride and groom from several well-wishers. It usually begins with a short(?) speech for the newlyweds, and then ends when the guests are asked to “raise their glass” to celebrate the couple and wish them well. One of our lessons this weekend at St. Paul’s is Psalm 116. In verse 13 the psalmist says: “I will lift up the cup of salvation and…

Hungry?

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. We’re sorry, but we do not have a bulletin available for this weekend’s sermon. Hungry? Famished? Today’s lesson is hard…but it will feed you eternally! Join us to learn more as we take a bite out of this “hard teaching.”