March 2013

130328 Maundy Thursday-Pastor Raasch

We approach the Lord's Table with humble, repentant hearts, receiving the true Body and the true Blood of Jesus with the bread and the wine.  As we partake in this Sacrament we thank the Lord who imparts to us the forgiveness of sins, a strengthening of faith and the promise of life eternal.



130324 The Irony of Proclamation-Pastor Raasch

Irony is defined as, “Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs.” Irony is found in the Gospels as God uses the actions of imperfect people to accomplish His perfect will. Today we are confronted with the “The Irony of Proclamation.” It is ironic that the Jewish, who have been waiting to welcome […]



130313 A Departure Interrupted-Pastor Raasch

We journey with Jesus as He heads toward Jerusalem with one mission in mind:  saving the human race from sin, death and hell. But while Jesus makes His way to the Holy City He is continuously interrupted. However, Jesus considers each interruption to be a ministry opportunity. We find Jesus leaving Jericho, but His departure […]



130310 The Irony of Pardon-Pastor Raasch

Irony is defined as, “Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs.” Irony is found in the Gospels as God uses the actions of imperfect people to accomplish His perfect will. Today we are confronted with the “The Irony of Pardon.” It is ironic that the criminal, Barabbas, whose name means, “son of […]



130303 The Irony of Pledging-Pastor Raasch

Irony is defined as, “Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs.” Irony is found in the Gospels as God uses the actions of imperfect people to accomplish His perfect will. We are confronted with the “The Irony of Pledging.” It is ironic that the People of God, who were told to make […]



February 2013

130227 A Worship Interrupted-Pastor Raasch

We continue our journey with Jesus as He heads toward Jerusalem with one mission in mind: saving the human race from sin, death and hell. But while Jesus makes His way to the Holy City He is continuously interrupted. However, Jesus considers each interruption to be a ministry opportunity. We see how Jesus approaches the Temple to worship, but is interrupted by those who demand that He clearly tell them if He is the Christ, the Messiah.



130220 A Prayer Interrupted-Pastor Raasch

We journey with Jesus as He heads toward Jerusalem with one mission in mind: saving the human race from sin, death and hell. But while Jesus makes His way to the Holy City He is continuously interrupted. However, Jesus considers each interruption to be a ministry opportunity. We see how Jesus' prayer is interrupted by those who want to learn to pray.





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