Is it right for you to be angry?

I wrote and performed this piece as part of Trinity Lutheran Seminary's Second Annual Summer Seminary Sampler Gospel Slam. Gospel Slam is based on poetry slams. TLS set the model for doing poetry slams in partnership with the Academy of Preachers, an ecumenical organization that lifts up and encourages young preachers. Each performance this year … Continue reading Is it right for you to be angry?

Sermon–September 18, 2011–Pentecost 14A

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost A Preached at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Muskegon, MI, while on Internship. Jonah 3:10-4:11 Psalm 145:1-8 Philippians 1:21-30 Matthew 20:1-16 If I were the one responsible for translating the Bible, I think the full title of Jonah’s story would be, “Jonah and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day." Catchy, … Continue reading Sermon–September 18, 2011–Pentecost 14A