Is Hell Real?

Luke 16:19-31 Today we have the last topic of the sermon series, five big questions that we are asked, and today’s topic is the Hell. I never preached on it and it’s the first time for me to preach about Hell. As you may guess, I am nervous, very nervous....
How Do God’s Works of Salvation Work?

How Do God’s Works of Salvation Work?

Scripture: Romans 5:1-11 At my first church as a part of my job I was supposed to supervise their youth pastor and his work. One evening I was at their youth gathering. That night’s topic was “how Jesus saves us?” The youth pastor asked two students to...
St. John Chrysostom and His Prayers

St. John Chrysostom and His Prayers

Scripture: Romans 8:18-27 Last week I read a facebook post saying, “Some people say the problem with our nation is Christianity isn’t taught in schools. I think the real problem is that Christianity isn’t being taught in church.” I was going hmm … if it is true...

Switzerland 2015

Staubbach Falls in Lauterbrunnen Grossmünster Church in Zurich Overlooking the Limmat River in downtown Zurich Valley Hostel in Lauterbrunnen Lauterbrunnen Tim in his bunk bed in Valley Hostel Fraumünster Church in Zurich Tim chilling at Valley Hostel before check-in...
Merry Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas 2013

Dear Family and Friends, As the year 2013 draws to a close, our family has much for which to be thankful. Tim is in a 3rd grade gifted class at Lincoln Elementary, studying several subjects at the 4th grade level. He is an avid reader and has read several novels, such...