Sermon of January 1, 2012–“Who Are These People, Anyway?”

This sermon is my attempt to struggle with the roles of Simeon and Anna in Chapter 2 of Luke. It occurred to me during the preparation of the sermon how important they are to the infancy story of Jesus, yet we have overlooked them–that’s a great irony because they were probably overlooked in Jesus’ day…

Thursday Update–December 29, 2011

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, Good afternoon. I want to thank everyone for the wonderful worship experiences over the Christmas Holiday. It was great to have everyone in worship and I hope that your Christmas was full of the light of Jesus. This Sunday is our New Year’s Day Service at 10:15 a.m….