This bit of truth-telling, this watershed event, can’t be taken away. It’s important to remember for the disciples, and it’s important to remember for us.
How Do We Know?
She doesn't understand any of these things. She only knows that when something isn't right, even though she can't articulate or understand what it is, she cries, and her needs are taken care of.
Sermon – May 25, 2014 – Easter 6A
Sixth Sunday in Easter A Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Acts 17:22-31 Psalm 66:8-20 1 Peter 3:13-22 John 14:15-21 There are some things we just don't talk about very much in Lutheran circles. Not because they're bad, or because we're bad, but we tend to focus on some things and not others. … Continue reading Sermon – May 25, 2014 – Easter 6A
Kids Keep Getting Me Into Trouble
When it comes to work in the church, kids keep getting me into trouble. One of my favorite children sermons from my internship year was the story of Samuel's call. I find the story funny; Samuel keeps hearing a voice and, thinking it is Eli, keeps running and waking the poor man up. Since I … Continue reading Kids Keep Getting Me Into Trouble
What Makes a True Believer?
I had a conversation with an older gentleman after church today. He told me about his experiences with other denominations while looking for a church. Hearing his story, I invited him to Pub Theology next week because the topic is “Christian Unity and How to Deal with 'Those' People” (we needed a catchy tag-line that … Continue reading What Makes a True Believer?