Mid-Week Lenten Services

On the east side of Columbus, OH, a group of churches and pastors have formed the East Side Fellowship Ministry. The group consists of two Lutheran churches, an Episcopal church, a Presbyterian church, a Disciples of Christ church, a Methodist church, and the OSU chaplaincy. The churches are all African American city churches, which was … Continue reading Mid-Week Lenten Services

Sermon–April 3, 2011–Lent 4A

Fourth Sunday in Lent B 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Psalm 23 Ephesians 5:8-14 John 9:1-41 Preached at Hope Lutheran Church, Columbus, OH, as part of my Ministry in Context. Why do bad things happen to good people? It is one of the hardest questions I have ever had to deal with. It has caused me enormous … Continue reading Sermon–April 3, 2011–Lent 4A