Sermon – February 8, 2015 – Epiphany 5B

"I wonder, though, if we see ourselves more as released from sin than we see ourselves as released to something else, to something greater."


Sermon – January 25, 2015 – Epiphany 3B

"Does Jonah know something we don't? Yes, yes he does. Jonah absolutely knows something we don't. [...] He knew what his job was, and that, if he actually did it, the results would be remarkable."

Light and Warmth

It is really cold in my apartment. The wind outside is blowing against the building at 22 miles per hour, and it is -9 degrees Fahrenheit out there. Doors are frozen shut all around town. When I walked outside for just a few minutes, my eyes watered from the stinging and my tears nearly froze … Continue reading Light and Warmth

Sermon–January 21, 2012–Epiphany 3B

Third Sunday of Epiphany B Preached at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Muskegon, MI, while on Internship. Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Psalm 62:5-12 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Mark 1:14-20 I've always wanted to try this—walking up to people and saying, “This way, follow me,” and seeing what happened. Hopefully, my childhood wouldn't repeat myself, in which my cousins … Continue reading Sermon–January 21, 2012–Epiphany 3B