Author Archives: Pastor Johnson

Ending My Call

March 9, 2015 Dear members and friends of St Timothy, This is one of the most difficult letters I have had to write, but I am writing to announce that I will be ending my call at St Timothy and … Continue reading

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Where do We Need Healing?

Today is Reformation Day. I asked the congregation in the sermon this morning, where does the church or the nation need a reformation? Where does it need repentance (the first idea in the 95 theses)? These were the thoughts in … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon October 12, 2014

This week PJ takes a look at one of the more difficult texts in Matthew and goes to the source of all Lutheranism for an answer.  

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What the Book of Mormon Taught Me About Evangelism

I saw the show, The Book of Mormon with my wife this weekend. It is crude, funny, and very silly at moments. Overall, there was a message, hidden within the humor, about mission and how even if one wants one … Continue reading

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As part of my work at RIT, I am going to be blogging a bit more than before. I will share the blogs from RIT on this site too! It is amazing what we will believe, isn’t it? Doctor Who’s … Continue reading

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A Renewal of Call- My 9-11 Story

On Sept 11, 2001, the US was shaken. Two planes into the Twin Towers, a plane in PA, and one plane into the Pentagon. It was one of those days that one will forever remember. I remember that day for … Continue reading

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PJ and RIT

Last week, I notified the church council that I had been approached to consider a part time chaplain position to the Rochester Institute of Technology’s new Lutheran-Episcopal Campus Ministry and that I was praying about moving forward with that position. … Continue reading

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Sermons for August 17 and August 10- The Silence of God and Who is God to You

These are the sermons for August 17th on the Silence of God and for August 10th on Who is God to You? Both of these sermons were recorded during our single summer service at 9AM. The second sermon starts at … Continue reading

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Sermons for Sunday July 27+July 20- On Hell and On Good and Evil

This week is a twofer due to the fact that PJ forgot to upload last week’s sermon. ┬áThe first sermon was preached on July 27th and the second on July 20th. ┬áBoth sermons are on the Gospel of Matthew with … Continue reading

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Sermon for July 13, 2014- The Parable of the Sower

This is the sermon for Sunday July 13, 2014. This is on the Gospel of Matthew and the parable of the sower. It was recorded at our 9AM service.

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