Sermons | St. Peter Lutheran Church in Greene, Iowa

Humility Like Christ | September 27, 2020

What does humility look like? In today’s Scripture from Philippians 2, Paul calls the followers of Jesus to look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others, and he lifts up Jesus as the ultimate example of humility and self-giving love. Imagine what the world would look like if we as Christians lived out Christ’s humility.

 

This sermon from Pastor Daniel Flucke was created for St. Peter Lutheran Church in Greene, Iowa. Visit us at stpetergreene.com.

Mary, Martha, and the Promises of Baptism | September 20, 2020

It’s Confirmation Sunday this week at St. Peter, so this week’s sermon seeks to connect the verses chosen by our five confirmands to the story of Mary and Martha and the baptismal promises our ninth graders are affirming.

 

This sermon from Pastor Daniel Flucke was created for St. Peter Lutheran Church, a congregation of the ELCA in Greene, Iowa. Visit us online at stpetergreene.com.

Loving the Fine Print | September 6, 2020

Is following Jesus all about the fine print? Or is being a Christian about love? Paul says loving your neighbor fulfills the law - and that’s good news! Today’s sermon is on Romans 13:8-14 and Matthew 18:15-20

This sermon from Pastor Daniel Flucke was created for St. Peter Lutheran Church, a congregation of the ELCA in Greene, Iowa. Visit us online at stpetergreene.com.

Take Up Your Cross | August 30, 2020

Jesus calls his followers to take up the cross and follow him. As disciples we are called to view the world through the lens of the cross and to transform our lives. Here’s the Scripture and sermon for Sunday, August 30, on Matthew 16:21-28.

 

This sermon from Pastor Daniel Flucke was created for St. Peter Lutheran Church, a congregation of the ELCA in Greene, Iowa. Visit us online at stpetergreene.com.

Who Do You Say That I Am | August 23, 2020

“Who do you say that I am?” Jesus asks his disciples, and he asks us the same thing. God gives us the faith to answer and confess Jesus as Lord. For Sunday, August 23, we’re focusing on Matthew 16:13-20. Here are our Scripture readings, sermon, and back-to-school prayer.

 

This sermon from Pastor Daniel Flucke was created for St. Peter Lutheran Church, a congregation of the ELCA in Greene, Iowa. Visit us online at stpetergreene.com

Uncomfortable Inclusion | August 16, 2020

Today we hear an uncomfortable story that becomes a turning point in Matthew’s Gospel as the vision of God’s Kingdom is expanded beyond assumed boundaries. 

This sermon on Matthew 15:10-28 from Pastor Daniel Flucke was created for St. Peter Lutheran Church, a congregation of the ELCA in Greene, Iowa. Visit us online at stpetergreene.com.

Fear on the Water | August 9, 2020

Fear, chaos, a boat battered by waves, and Jesus walking on the water. We’re looking at a great story today from Matthew 14. Here’s the Scripture readings and sermon for Sunday, August 9.

Visit St. Peter Lutheran Church online at www.stpetergreene.com

Feeding the 5,000 | August 2, 2020

This week, we're looking at Matthew's story of Jesus feeding the multitude. 

 

St. Peter Lutheran Church is a congregation of the ELCA in Greene, Iowa. Visit us online at www.stpetergreene.com. 

Wheat, Weeds, and Patience | July 19, 2020

This week, we’re looking at the theme of patience in Jesus’ parable of the wheat and the weeds. Here’s the Scripture readings and sermon for Sunday, July 19.

St. Peter Lutheran Church is a congregation of the ELCA in Greene, Iowa. Visit us online at www.stpetergreene.com.

Joy in a Weary World | July 12, 2020

The uncertainty in our world can be overwhelming, yet God is still at work. As people of God, we have much to be joyful about. Here's the song I referred to.

St. Peter Lutheran Church is a congregation of the ELCA in Greene, Iowa. Visit us online at www.stpetergreene.com. 

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