Following the Good Shepherd: A Sermon for the Funeral of Helen Klinsing

Click here to listen to this sermon. Dear family members, friends, and neighbors of Helen, Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! We have the same readings for today that were read at the funeral of Helen’s husband, Jim, over 11 years ago. We were pretty sure thatContinue reading “Following the Good Shepherd: A Sermon for the Funeral of Helen Klinsing”

Rejoice with Me! Sermon for the Funeral of Jim Hellwinckel

Click here to listen to this sermon. Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear [Jesus]. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” So He told them this parable: “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost oneContinue reading “Rejoice with Me! Sermon for the Funeral of Jim Hellwinckel”

Fish Stories: A Sermon for the Funeral of Gary Vos

Click here to listen to this sermon. Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We will go with you.” They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing. Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the shore; yet the disciples did not knowContinue reading “Fish Stories: A Sermon for the Funeral of Gary Vos”

Seek the Lord While He May Be Found: Sermon for the Funeral of Carl Holmgren

Click here to listen to this sermon. “Seek the Lord while He may be found; call upon Him while He is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that He may have compassion on him, and to our God, for He will abundantlyContinue reading “Seek the Lord While He May Be Found: Sermon for the Funeral of Carl Holmgren”

Blessed Indeed: Sermon for the Funeral of Bonnie Muller

Click here to listen to this sermon. “And I heard a voice from heaven saying, ‘Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.’ ‘Blessed indeed,’ says the Spirit. ‘that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!’” (Revelation 14:13). Randy, Greg, Daniel, Mitchell, family and friendsContinue reading “Blessed Indeed: Sermon for the Funeral of Bonnie Muller”