Holding On To Joy

* a sermon preached at Luther Memorial Church of Chicago on December 28, 2015 * Text: John 1:1-14 *************** Please pray with me, as we ponder what it means that God’s Word became flesh: Incarnate God, In this time of rejoicing and hope and great joy, Help us to be joyful and to hold joy for others, Especially … Continue reading Holding On To Joy

Zombies and Aliens …or Rising Out of the Rubble

Sermon - 26th Sunday after Pentecost preached at St. Luke's Lutheran Church of Logan Square on November 17, 2013 Texts: Isaiah 65:17-25 + Psalm 98 + 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 + Luke 21:5-19 In their seminal 1987 classic, Michael Stipe and his band R.E.M. proclaimed in song what many of us were feeling in the late ‘80’s. “It’s the end of the world … Continue reading Zombies and Aliens …or Rising Out of the Rubble