• Stephen Becker

    Contributing sermons since Oct 9, 2007
Stephen's church

Greenhaven Lutheran Church
Sacramento, California 95831

About Stephen
  • Education: B.A. in English and German from California State University, Sacramento; M.Div. in Pastoral Ministry from Trinity Theological Seminary/Canterbury Christ Church University; Ph.D. in Christian Education from Trinity Theological Seminary/Canterbury Christ Church University.
  • Experience: Senior (Sole) Pastor of Greenhaven Lutheran Church
  • Family: I have been married to Vanessa for over twenty years and we have two children, Stephen and Ingrid, 15-year old twins.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Law and Gospel!
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: It really is as simple as believe in Jesus and live!
  • What I want on my tombstone: Bondservant and Apprentice of Christ
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Newest Sermons

  • Who Will Rescue Me From This Body Of Death?

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2008
    based on 19 ratings

    What’s wrong with us? Why do we keep sinning, even if we hate sin? Let’s take a spiritual "x-ray" and let the Apostle Paul diagnose what’s wrong with us. Then the great physician will heal us!

    Who Will Rescue Me from this Body of Death? By Stephen H. Becker, M.Div., Ph.D(c) Romans 8:14-25 Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran—Yuba City July 6, 2008 Have you ever thought to yourself – "something is wrong with me...what should I do?" Maybe you’ve fallen on a wet slippery floor, like I did more

  • What Is Jesus Doing In Your Life Today?

    Contributed on Apr 5, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus impacted millions of people 2,000 years ago. But what about the billions of people alive today? The Jesus of history is the Christ of faith. A look at what the LIVING AND RESURRECTED Jesus is doing for us today...

    What Is Jesus Doing In Your Life Today? Luke 24:13-35 By Stephen H. Becker, M.Div. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church—Elk Grove Sunday, April 6th, 2008; 3rd Sunday of Easter Evening Contemporary Services Do you know the greatest recorded event in human history? This event is a fact of history, more

  • No Doubts About Jesus

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    What makes us any different than "Doubting" Thomas? Nothing we are all simul iustes et peccator--simulataneous a saint and a sinner. But God can and does grow our faith.

    No Doubts About Jesus John 20:19-31 Acts 5:29-42 Stephen H. Becker, M.Div. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church—Elk Grove, CA Sunday, March 30th, 2008—2nd Sunday of Easter Evening Contemporary Worship Service Sermon Did everyone here tonight have a nice Easter last week? You know with all of the more

  • Jesus...still Transfiguring You And Me Today

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    A look at the meaning of the transfiguration of Jesus. How we are transfigured in God’s eyes because of Jesus, his fulfillment of prophecy and his death and resurrection for us.

    JESUS…STILL TRANSFIGURING YOU AND ME TODAY MATTHEW 17:1-9 Stephen Becker, M.Div. St Peter’s Lutheran Church--Elk Grove, CA February 3, 2008 Tonight in our reading from Matthew’s Gospel, we read of the transfiguration of Jesus; the Savior goes up on a mountain with Peter, James and John and more

  • What Are You Looking At?

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    A look at Paul’s teaching in 1 Cor 1:10-18, emphasizing the Message and the point of the Gospel--looking to Christ--instead of focusing on our problems and issues here in this fallen world. God’s called us into salvation, how let’s give Him the Glory whi

    What are you looking at? Substance over style 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Stephen H, Becker, M.Div., ULLM St. Peter’s Lutheran Church—Evening Services January 27, 2008; 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany I heard a story about a woman driving alone over the Sierras on Highway 80 in the middle of the more