St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and School | Beaver Dam, WI | 920.885.3309

Worship Service Schedule

Sunday: 7:30 a.m. • 9:00 a.m. • 10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.


Pastor Paul Stratman

Death, where is your sting? Grave, where is your victory?

Sermon on 1 Corinthians 15:51-57 for the Easter Day, April 21, 2019 Do you know what a rhetorical question is? It’s a question you ask without really expecting an answer. Public speakers ask them to try to get people thinking about the implied answer. In 1 Corinthians 15, Paul has two rhetorical questions as the conclusion to…

A Curse for Us

Sermon on Galatians 3:10-13 for Good Friday, April 19, 2019 I’m afraid the word “curse” is a foreign word to us. Yes, we know what people say when they accidentally hit their thumb with a hammer or shut their fingers in a door. That’s cursing. Our Catechism class definition of cursing is “Using God’s name to wish…

Lift Up Your Heads! The LORD Comes to Cleanse, Forgive and Save

Sermon on Psalm 24 for Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019 Today’s sermon is based on Psalm 24, and if you want to follow along, you may turn to page 73 in the hymnal (Christian Worship: A Lutheran Hymnal). About a thousand years before Jesus was born, King David wrote Psalm 24. “Lift up your heads, O you…

No One Can Resist God’s Plan; No One Should Resist God’s Grace

Sermon on Luke 13:31-35 for the Second Sunday in Lent, March 17, 2019 In the Lord’s Prayer, we say “your kingdom come,” and “your will be done.” There are two angles on both of those petitions. First, if God’s kingdom is where God rules, then God’s kingdom is everything, right? There’s nothing beyond his control. And if…

God’s Grace Is Sufficient

Sermon on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 for the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, A, February 7/9/10, 2019, St. John’s, Juneau/Horicon; February 14/17, 2019, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam The Discovery Channel, A & E,  and National Geographic all produced TV series called Mysteries of the Bible. Usually the topics were things like “The Dead Sea Scrolls,” “The Ark of the…

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