Wholly Holy

* a sermon preached at Luther Memorial Church of Chicago on August 9, 2015 * Since sermons are primarily intended to be heard, you can listen along here. Text: Hebrews 2:10-18 *************** Please pray with me: Make us holy, as you are holy, God. Make us whole. Make us complete, in you. Amen. *************** Church, I have a … Continue reading Wholly Holy

Learning to Swim

* a sermon preached at Luther Memorial Church of Chicago on May 17, 2015 * Since sermons are primarily intended to be heard, you can listen along here. Text: Romans 6:1-14 *************** Pray with me this morning: Cleanse us, and make us new, Holy One. Today, and every day. That your resurrection might be our hope, And hope … Continue reading Learning to Swim

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