Contributed on Dec 10, 2000
This sermon is about enduring personal trials and tribulations in our personal wilderness.
Mark, the evangelist, begins his gospel in the wilderness. According to him, the good news of salvation does not begin with mysterious angels proclaiming peace but the good news begins in a dry, desolated place inhabited by wild beasts and demons. And that is the message of our text - the ...read more
Contributed on Feb 8, 2001
This sermon is about surviving our failures in order to claim our future
The Art of Surviving Failure Luke 5:1-11 -Pastor A. L. Torrence, Cross of Life Lutheran Church I have heard one preacher say that, “to laugh is to risk appearing the fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out for another is to risk involvement. To expose feelings is to ...read more