Arley K. Fadness ... CSSPlus contributor
Arley K. Fadness is a retired ELCA pastor who has served numerous Lutheran parishes in South Dakota and Minnesota. He is currently a member of Custer Lutheran Fellowship in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. Pastor Fadness is a congregational consultant who coaches churches in visioning processes, and he also conducts leadership retreats and workshops on “Finding Your True Flair.” A graduate of Augustana College, Luther Theological Seminary, and McCormick Theological Seminary, Fadness is the author of several CSS titles, including Blueprints For Advent and Christmas, Blueprints for Lent, Six Spiritual Needs in America Today, Holy Moses, Hey Joseph!, and Where’s Noah? He is also a contributing author to Sermons on the First Readings (Series I, Cycle A).
Proper 8 | Ordinary Time 13 - C
Arley K. Fadness
Good morning boys and girls,
Today I have some fun and interesting visual aids to show you. I have a compass, and I have this flashing button I will wear on my (lapel, collar).
Now in Luke's gospel: Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. He knew his mission would be completed when he arrived in the great city. Do you know what happened to Jesus when he got to Jerusalem? (children guess) Yes, he would suffer and die for the sins of the world. Jesus was focused on that purpose. He would not be distracted.
Now let's try an experiment. I want you to look at my face while I continue to talk.
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