Hinge Point

* a sermon preached at New Hope Lutheran Church on February 26, 2017 * Since sermons are primarily intended to be heard, you can listen along here. Texts for the Transfiguration of Our Lord: Exodus 24:12-18 + Psalm 2 + 2 Peter 1:16-21 + Matthew 17:1-9 *************** Please pray with me this morning: Loving God, You call … Continue reading Hinge Point

Reconciled Beggars

* a sermon preached at New Hope Lutheran Church on February 12, 2017 * Since sermons are primarily intended to be heard, you can listen along here. Texts for the 6th Sunday after the Epiphany: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 + Psalm 119:1-8 + 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 + Matthew 5:21-37 *************** Please pray with me this morning: Gracious God, We … Continue reading Reconciled Beggars

Dream On!

* A sermon preached for the finals of the James Kenneth Echols Prize for Excellence in Preaching at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago on April 28, 2016 * ** You may also want to watch and hear this sermon preached. Here is that video. And here is the audio if you prefer to just listen. ** Text: Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 … Continue reading Dream On!

What’s In A Name?

* a sermon preached in class at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago on April 26, 2016 * Since sermons are primarily intended to be heard, you can listen along here. Text: Acts 4:5-12 *************** Please pray with me this afternoon: ……… …in the name of Jesus, Amen. *************** Sometimes the task of preaching on the texts for … Continue reading What’s In A Name?