Friends, if we believe in possibility then change is inevitable and if we believe in change, there is going to be possibility. In the history of this country, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – these are values that we have fought over time and time again – so we shouldn’t settle for anything less. In the midst of all that is out of my control, the one thing I know – is that I am the one thing in my life that I can control, and I am not going to give away my shot with what life can and should be.
Genesis 32:22-32 and other voices (John D. Kaputo & Sam Keen) Introduction…My Last Wrestling Match! Many years ago, when I was substitute teaching, I was called in to teach Physical Education classes for sophmores and juniors. The P.E. teacher gave me strict instructions to have the students work on their weight lifting and not be […]
June 4, 2017 Pentecost Sermon by Rev. Don Ludwig
“Even in these days, let despair be beneath us.” Rev. Don Ludwig
“Religion is not about accepting twenty impossible propositions before breakfast, but about doing things that change you. It is a moral aesthetic, and ethical alchemy. If you behave in a certain way, you will be transformed.” — Karen Armstrong
“Removing the embargo will help with ten percent of our problems, but we have all these issues we are trying to deal with.” — A Cuban Pastor
“The power of the church is not in numbers but in its experience and passion for change.” –Pastor Edelberto Valdes Fleites, Calbarien, Cuba
Southminster will be taking a mission trip to Cuba in 2016. Rev. Don Ludwig leads a panel sermon interpreting this mission to the congregation.