Contributors
  • Peter Thelander

    Contributing sermons since Oct 29, 2001
Peter's church

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
Westminster, California 92683
714-897-0100

About Peter
  • Education: My formal education is in accounting and business. I have a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach, and a MBA from the University of California, Irvine.
  • Experience: I am a CPA and have worked as a tax accountant and controller since the early 1980’s. I currently have my own tax and accounting practice.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I firmly believe that lay people can play a larger role in the preaching and teaching of the Gospel.
  • Family: I am married, with one adopted child.
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  • You Want What?!?

    Contributed on Jun 27, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,191 views

    Abraham offers his son, Isaac, as a test of his faith

    You want What?!? Genesis 22:1-14 Context: Today’s story is recorded in Genesis – the book of beginnings, of firsts. It records the beginning of world, the first man and woman, the first temptation, the first sin, the first offerings, the first sacrifice. And the first Hebrew, Abraham. So ...read more

  • Transitions

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,894 views

    A message from the lay leader on the changing of pastors.

    Transitions I. A look at this change in pastors A. Subtitle – Why do United Methodists seem to torture themselves every few years by changing pastors? II. History lesson A. Methodism goes back to a renewal movement in the Church of England in the 1700’s 1. Footnote: Church of England is ...read more

  • The "S" Word

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,317 views

    A look at examples of stewardship in the Gospel of John.

    Introduction · So what is the “S” word? · Hint – it’s a topic that is frequently avoided in polite Christian circles. One that we don’t like to discuss. One that we should talk about more that we do. · Sin? Good guess. It comes close, but not quite. · Sex? We could hear more good teaching on ...read more

  • On To Perfection

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2001
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,836 views

    An encouragement to believers to strive toward spiritual maturity and perfection.

    On To Perfection Text: Col. 3:1-17 Introduction: Max Lucado tells the story of Bob, who was born into the land of coats! His mother loved the color blue and made Bob’s first cost a lovely shade of blue. Every time she noticed her son in his lovely blue coat, she cheered, "Yes, Bob!" He felt ...read more

  • Ham And Eggs

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,911 views

    Comparison of the commitments of the sinful woman and the Pharisee.

    Ham and Eggs One of the powerful figures in Wall Street fell in love with an actress. For many months he was always seen escorting her about in the fashionable circles of town. Deciding to marry her, he first put a private detective to the job of looking into her former dealings and friends in ...read more

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