We can boast in our sufferings because we know that what we can share with one another has the power to build us up instead of tear us down.
Texts: Acts 1:6-14 + Psalm 68:1-10,32-35 + 1 Peter 4:12-14;5:6-11 + John 17:1-11 Happy Anniversary, St. Luke’s! On this very day, June 1, 1900 St. Luke’s was established as a congregation of the General Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America, one of the many predecessor bodies that over time merged into what … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, June 1, 2014: Seventh Sunday of Easter
Texts: Exodus 24:12-18 + Psalm 99 + 2 Peter 1:16-21 + Matthew 17:1-9 I wish I could pretend that each Sunday I preach I climb into the pulpit with an equal measure of certainty about my insight into scripture and my convictions about what I have found there, but the truth is I don’t. There … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, March 2, 2014: Transfiguration of Our Lord