Sermon–March 9, 2014–Lent 1A

First Sunday in Lent A Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Genesis 2:15-3:21 Psalm 32 Romans 5:12-19 Matthew 4:1-11 Why do we need Lent? When I was in high school, a boy and a girl in my circle of friends started dating. This happened all the time, but thought the pairing a bit … Continue reading Sermon–March 9, 2014–Lent 1A

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Sermon–March 5, 2014–Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 Psalm 51:1-17 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 This afternoon, I had a visit from Pastor Gary Gilbert from the Union Congregational United Church of Christ. He had been asked to deliver some materials to me, and after introducing myself, I invited … Continue reading Sermon–March 5, 2014–Ash Wednesday

Sermon–March2, 2014–Transfiguration A

Transfiguration of Our Lord A Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Exodus 24:12-18 Psalm 2 2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9 In January of 2013, I and a group from Trinity Lutheran Seminary traveled to Israel and Palestine to spend a couple weeks touring the countries, seeing as many tourist and holy sites as … Continue reading Sermon–March2, 2014–Transfiguration A

Sermon–February 23, 2014–Epiphany 7A

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany A Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Leviticus 19:1-8 Psalm 119:33-46 1 Corinthians 3:10-23 Matthew 5:38-48 Last summer, I worked for six weeks as a counselor for Trinity Lutheran Seminary's Summer Seminary Sampler, a program that invites high school youth from across the country to live on campus, engage … Continue reading Sermon–February 23, 2014–Epiphany 7A

Sermon–February 2, 2014–Epiphany 4A

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany A Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI.Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12The sermon I am preaching this morning is not the sermon I had nearly finished on Friday afternoon. I had a big rant planned for you this morning, but, last night, I decided that it … Continue reading Sermon–February 2, 2014–Epiphany 4A