Jesus makes a remarkable promise in John 1, to Nathanael and to all of us, that Jesus would fulfill the promise first made to Jacob in Genesis 28. Here is my sermon on John 1:43-51.
Martin Luther once said that "there is on earth no greater comfort than Baptism." What did he mean by that? Here is my answer to that question, using the baptism of Jesus as my guide.
Do you like to make new year's resolutions? Rather than begin this year focused on resolutions, I suggest that we begin by focusing on our blessings. In this post, I ponder five such blessings, lifted up by Paul in Ephesians 1:3-14.
"Do not make Mary of stone," Martin Luther said to his congregation in a famous Christmas sermon. Here is a portion of that inspiring sermon.
What does Christmas mean for those worshiping at church, but in ways limited by this pandemic? The same as it has always meant, and more. Here is my sermon for those able to worship in person with us this Christmas Eve.
What does Christmas mean for those worshiping at home this year? The same as it has always meant, and more. Here is my sermon for our online Christmas Eve Service.
When life doesn't go as planned, we can learn from Mary how to respond faithfully. Here is my sermon on the Annunciation, Luke 1:26-38.
In this bleak midwinter in which we find ourselves, I thought I would share a few reflections inspired by this beautiful poem and beloved Christmas carol, "In the Bleak Midwinter."
Finding joy in a challenging year can be difficult, but we can always find joy in the Lord. Here is my sermon for the Third Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday.
Prepare the way of the Lord, John the baptizer declares to us at the beginning of Mark's Gospel, by making his paths straight. How? Here is my sermon on Mark 1:1-8 reflecting on that question.