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Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

The fire that has extensively damaged Notre Dame in Paris has caught the attention of many of us. The shock that we are experiencing gives new meaning to a hymn written by Nicholas Grundtvig as he remembered the ruins of the Church of Our Lady in Copenhagen, destroyed in 1807 during the...

A Little Bit of Heaven

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

I just read Revelation 21 and 22 as I suggested in the message yesterday (watch it by clicking here, or watch the entire Bridge service complete with Grayson's baptism at the end of the message on YouTube by clicking here).Right after I saw “the joy set before me” more clearly in the...

You Can't Handle the Truth!

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

If you have ever seen A Few Good Men, you will not forget the setting for the line: “You can’t handle the truth!” (If you have never seen it, here is a link.) Colonel Jessup’s contention was that anyone who was not a front-line soldier could never understand what it...

Blind Spots & St. Paul's Got Talent

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

What is your blind spot?What you can’t see in your blind spot can kill you.It is true when you are driving.But it is also true when you are living.The Apostle Peter had a blind spot. He was certain that his faith was strong enough to withstand any test.Jesus warned him. But Peter...

Four Difficult Words to Say

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

“Thy will be done.”Those were difficult words for Jesus to say in the Garden of Gethsemane (Click here to read the text).They are also difficult words for us to say. Just now I was talking with a dear sister in Christ who has experienced some very difficult times.“Thy will be...

Dust You Are...

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

Look hundreds of people in the eye and tell them that they are going to die.  It is an emotional experience. The elderly… Dust you are… The man whose spouse has just died… Dust you are… The woman battling cancer… Dust you are… The smallest...

Lent - A Time of Rest

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

The word “rest” is probably not the word typically associated with Lent.“Repentance” is a Lenten word as we reflect on our sin and guilt that made Jesus’ suffering necessary. “Sorrow” is a Lenten word as we reflect on the physical and especially the...

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