* a sermon preached at New Hope Lutheran Church on September 17, 2017 * Texts for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 50:15-21 + Psalm 103:1-13 + Romans 14:1-12 + Matthew 18:21-35 *************** Please pray with me this morning, church: Compassionate God, Have mercy on us. When the aches and stresses Of everyday life get to be … Continue reading Forgiving Ourselves
* a sermon preached at New Hope Lutheran Church on September 10, 2017 * Since sermons are primarily intended to be heard, you can listen along here. Texts for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost: Ezekiel 33:7-11 + Psalm 119:33-40 + Romans 13:8-14 + Matthew 18:15-20 *************** Please pray with me this morning, church: Holy One, These days … Continue reading Conflict Resolution
* a sermon preached at Luther Memorial Church of Chicago on October 19, 2014 * Text: 2 Samuel 12:1-9 Well, I’m sorry to say you’ve been duped again. Last week, we had a seemingly innocent story about heritage, which Pastor Tim turned into a sermon about stewardship; and I have to apologize because this week we … Continue reading Here’s To You!