'9/11' Tagged Posts

'9/11' Tagged Posts

A LOOK BACK

Fifteen years ago today, September 11, 2001, a day which ever since we simply call 9/11, we saw that the oceans could no longer protect us.   The following Sunday, we worshipped as usual.  We recited Psalm 46 and sang the hymn Luther took from it – “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God.”  At the time, we were on a journey through the life of Joseph in Genesis. The sermon theme…

“THE PEACE WHICH THE WORLD CANNOT GIVE”

After the great earthquake in Alaska in 1964 they did one of those sociological surveys. Tales of valor and bravery were legion.  People pulled together in the crisis.  There was no looting! And, said the survey, people turned to God in a dramatic way.  Church attendance swelled to record numbers.  (Older folks remember the months after Pearl Harbor.  Younger ones…