Healing

Lenten reflection for April 2. Andy* is an energetic, inquisitive little boy. He would come into my office and play with my stuff while I tried to work on a sermon or prayers. He would sit on my bike and see if he could touch the pedals. His mom works for the church, so the … Continue reading Healing

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Sermon–July 1, 2012–Pentecost 5B

Fifth Weekend of Pentecost B Preached at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Muskegon, MI, while on Internship. Lamentations 3:22-33 Psalm 30 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Mark 5:21-43 I don't know why my early childhood keeps coming to mind when I write sermons, but two weeks in a row you are getting a glimpse into the early years … Continue reading Sermon–July 1, 2012–Pentecost 5B

Sermon–February 12, 2012–Epiphany 6B

Sixth Sunday After Epiphany B Preached at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Muskegon, MI, while on Internship. 2 Kings 5:1-14 Psalm 30 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Mark 1:40-45 There is one day in seminary that students dread more than any other day. One day whose very name spawns laments of sorrow and despair. No, I am not … Continue reading Sermon–February 12, 2012–Epiphany 6B

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