In baptism and communion, these gifts of the Sacraments, through water, bread, wine and the promises of God, we are joined with God and with the whole body of Christ. We are given the gift and the responsibility of community.
It’s easy to watch Breaking Bad and assume we’d never become like Walter White; to assume that we are not capable of committing the atrocities he does while cooking and selling methamphetamine. Pastor Kate tackles this assumption while also examining our slavery to sin – starting with the disciples and then ourselves. Yet, Jesus wants to save us. Which is part of what communion is all about.
Part 4 of Such Great Things, a sermon series on the sacraments in the Lutheran tradition.
Pastor Kate revisits a time in her life when she was almost swept away by the wind and her need to have something else anchor her down – just as baptism is the anchor for our lives, especially in the midst of racism and Charlottesville.
Part of Such Great Things: Water, Bread & Wine – A sermon series on the sacraments in the Lutheran tradition.