‘O Lord, Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood’: Predigt zu Matthäus 16, 21-28; 12. Sonntag nach Trinitatis – 30. August 2020 (auf Englisch)

  ‘I’m just a soul whose intentions are good – o Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood.’ You may know this song – it was made famous by the group ‘The Animals’ in 1965, although soul singer Nina Simone first recorded it in 1964. This song, this line came to my mind when I […]

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“Sollen wir’s ausreissen?” Predigt zu Matthäus 13, 24-30, 36-43; 6. Sonntag nach Trinitatis – 19. Juli 2020 (auf Englisch)

  If this was a year like any other, my husband Fred would be following the baseball season right now – morning, noon, and night – and especially his favorite team, the SF Giants. But then, of course, this isn’t a year like any other, and big time sports in this country have been basically […]

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Von den Dächern…Predigt zu Matthäus 10, 24-39; 2. Sonntag nach Trinitatis – 21. Mai 2020 (auf Englisch)

7O LORD, you have enticed me,   and I was enticed;  you have overpowered me,   and you have prevailed.  I have become a laughingstock all day long;   everyone mocks me. For the word of the LORD has become for me   a reproach and derision all day long.  9If I say, “I will not mention him,   or […]

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‘Wartet auf…’: Predigt zu Apostelgeschichte 2, 1-21; Pfingsten – 31. Mai 2020 (auf Englisch)

‘Wait for It!’ Today is Pentecost, which is often called the ‘birthday of the church’. On Pentecost, which literally means ‘50 days’, we remember how God’s Holy Spirit came among the disciples 50 days after Christ’s resurrection, and how said disciples then started their mission of sharing the good news of Christ’s life, death and […]

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‘Gottes (Im-) Mobilien’: Predigt zu Johannes 14, 1-14; 5. Sonntag der Osterzeit – 10. Mai 2020 (auf Englisch vonDr. Fred Weidmann)

‘Gottes (Im-) Mobilien’ First of all, let me add a greeting, on this mother’s day, to all the mothers who are worshipping with us—including your pastor and my wife, Kerstin—a special greeting and thank you to, and thanks to God for, all mothers and to ALL who have served such a role in the lives […]

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