Jesus is not always the kind of Savior that we want, but instead is always the the Savior that we need. Here is my sermon on Luke 4:21-30.
What Is a Prophet?
What is a prophet? Here is my reflection on that surprisingly complicated question.
Now You Are the Body of Christ: My Sermon on 1 Corinthians 12:12-31
We are the body of Christ, Paul tells us, but what does that mean? Here is my sermon on 1 Corinthians 12:12-31.
My Favorite Books for Spiritual Reading (Apart from the Bible)
What is spiritual reading, and what are some good books to be read in this way? Here is my reflection on that, and some suggested books.
The Glory Revealed in Cana: My Sermon on John 2:1-11
The first of Jesus' signs, revealing his glory, took place at the wedding in Cana. What does this sign reveal to us? Here is my sermon on John 2:1-11.
Is Baptism Really Necessary?
Is baptism really necessary? It is an ancient teaching of the church, but what does it really mean to say that baptism is necessary for salvation?
God’s Beloved: My Sermon on Luke 3:21-22 for the Baptism of Our Lord
What does Jesus' baptism mean for him and for us? He is beloved. And so are we. Here is my sermon on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 for the Baptism of Our Lord.
Why Read the Apocrypha?
The books of the Apocrypha are not considered Scripture by most Protestants, but Martin Luther still considered them to be "useful" and "good to read." In this post, I explore why that is the case.
Learning from the Magi: My Epiphany Sermon on Matthew 2:1-12
What can the Magi teach us as we begin a new year? Here is my sermon for the Epiphany of Our Lord, on Matthew 2:1-12