Fall 2016 Bible Class on the Liturgy

Why do we worship the way we do? Where do all the sights, sounds, smells, and things that we do come from? How come our worship practices are so different from Adventure down the road, or even many other Lutheran … Continue reading

The Song of Simeon (Christmas 1, 2012)

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd Peperkorn Christmas 1 (Dec. 30, 2012) Luke 2:22-32 TITLE: “The Song of Simeon” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Our text for today is … Continue reading

Children’s Catechesis – The Faith of the Centurion – Epiphany 3

This is from the end of my adult bible study, where I have a joint catechesis with the adults and … Continue reading

CS Lewis on the Liturgy & Prayer

from a letter written by C.S. Lewis on April 1, 1952 … The advantage of a fixed form of service is that we know what is coming.  Ex tempore [] public prayer has this difficulty; we don’t know whether we … Continue reading

Augustine on the Liturgy

“We firmly believe, brethren, that the Lord has died for our sins, the just for the unjust, the master for the slaves, the shepherd for the sheep and, still more astonishingly, the Creator for the creatures. “He has preserved what … Continue reading