Stripped bare, I reveal my soul. Below the brass and binded wordsShorn the carefully molded sheetOr the linen laid with loveTo keep me safe and clean Without the weight of warmth and lightOr cup to soothe those dried with drought I feel abandoned. The doors are closedAnd lights extinguishedIn darkness now I standNaked, alone, dry … Continue reading Holy Week Reflection: Maundy Thursday
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Faces of Christ
Can we see God in humiliation? Can we see God in human brokenness?
Very, Very Uncomfortable
Maundy Thursday Preached at Faith Lutheran Church in Three Lakes, WI. Exodus 12:1-14 Psalm 116: 1-2, 12-19 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Back in 2003, I was part of a program out of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago for high schoolers who wanted to more intentionally delve into their faith. It was … Continue reading Very, Very Uncomfortable
How Can You Spot a Christian?
How can simple acts of love contend with hypocrisy, judgmentalism, hate, insensitivity, kidnapping, arson, murder, genocide?
Sermon–April 17, 2014–Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Exodus 12:1-14 Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 We as a culture can't get enough of two types of movies. We love our action flicks, like Die Hard, the Avengers, anything by Michael Bay or starring Steven Segal, Jean Claude Van Damme, … Continue reading Sermon–April 17, 2014–Maundy Thursday