As Jesus reminds us, “Be awake, keep alert; for you do not know when the time comes.” It might be today, tomorrow, or years and years awake. … More Advent I – Three Parts of the Bible We Need to Know.
How do you deal with others who have caused problems for you? Jesus has the answer. With straight talk, due process, but most of all, with grace. … More Dealing with Conflict – Matthew 15
Easter isn’t something that we can prove happened. At the end of the day, Easter isn’t about the evidence of Jesus resurrection. Faith, after all, is not provable. … More Easter- Evidence or Experience? A Sermon for Easter
Isn’t just like God, you know….the God who was born in a manger, to hide what might be the most miraculous event in a simple ceremony. … More Water and the Word: Lutherans and Baptism
It’s such a sad reality that the state of our culture and the deconstruction of our society is such a cynical response to the reality of what’s happening all around us. As a people, we’ve become cynical about ourselves, our world, and our future. … More “Cleansing the Lens” – A sermon based on Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians
This Christmas, as it was for the shepherds, Jesus comes to the world not eliminate our fear and anxieties, but to enable us to a more life-giving response to what is happening in the world around us. … More The Good News We All Want to Hear – A Sermon for Christmas Eve
There is a danger that we can look for Jesus in all the wrong places and listen to all the wrong voices. The danger is that we look to the places of power, privilege and prestige as a sign of Jesus’ coming. But chances are pretty good that we will not see Jesus in the halls of power and prestige. … More “The One Who is to Come? Really?” A Sermon for the Third Sunday of Advent