If God can take a day of rest, you can too. Everyone can. Jobs, families, lovers, employers, and friends can exist one day a week without anyone of us, none of us are that important and if your ego permits you to admit, actually they could exist eternally in our absence. … More “Like a Rat in a Maze, the Path Before Me Lies” – Simon and Garfunkel: A Sermon on Mark 2
This is one the days in the church year to ask questions about who God is and what God is up to. … More Three’s Company – A Sermon for Holy Trinity Sunday
Our spiritual lives are the food we need for a life of ministry, a life of walking the way of the cross. We can’t get there on our own. We need the energy from the vine to keep up going. … More Know When to Hold Em, When to Fold Em, and When to Just Walk Away- John 15
Sermon preached at Zion Lutheran Church on Sunday, April 22, 2018. … More The Gritty Shepherd- John 10
Being in love with the ordinary and the sameness is the challenge to see God present in each and every moment. … More Life Interrupted: A Bad Thing?
It’s not really up to us to factually proof the resurrection the way the world demands facts and figures, but that we believe in the power of the creator that God’s love is naturally stronger than the power of death. And believe in what it means for you and me. … More The Beauty of Believing without ‘Seeing’
Just for this morning, let me say to you that Easter means this– although we are all frail, mortal, finite human beings and are wholly inadequate in our words and our deeds in the face of death- God – the one who creates and gives us life is determined to be the creator and the giver of life even in death. … More The Shocking News – An Easter Sermon
Increasing as I age, I become more aware of my sinful nature. It’s not as if I’m a terrible person, but I realize the powerful effect sin has on my life and the world God loves. Perhaps it is the realization I have that I have the power to destroy and great potential to create … More Ash Wednesday – February 14, 2018
The vision of glory is right to hold, but it falls short because it will never point out the gaps between our sin and self-centered living. … More Vision of Glory… The Image of the Cross – A sermon for Transfiguration
Was Jonah mad because he had played by the rules, the same rules that had gotten him ahead in life? Was Jonah jealous that God would waste his time on people he refused to get to know? … More Pouting in the Pit or Preaching to the People?