Sermon: Sunday, April 13, 2014: Palm Sunday

Texts: Isaiah 50:4-9a  +  Philippians 2:5-11  +  John 12:20-43 On a morning when so much has already been different than usual — the earlier start time (ahem!), the blessing of the palm branches, the gathering with our neighbors — I feel obligated to share with you one more way that we’ve departed from the usual … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, April 13, 2014: Palm Sunday

Sermon: Sunday, February 17, 2013: First Sunday of Lent

Texts:  Deuteronomy 26: 1-11  +  Psalm 91:1-2,9-16  +  Romans 10:8b-13  +  Luke 4:1-13 Good morning students, and welcome to your Lenten study hall.  My name is Erik Christensen and I will be your instructor for the next five weeks as we explore the ministry of Jesus in preparation for the great Three Days leading up … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, February 17, 2013: First Sunday of Lent

Sermon: Saturday, April 7, 2012: Resurrection of Our Lord — Vigil of Easter

Texts:  Genesis 1:1 - 2:4a  +  Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21  +  Isaiah 55:1-11  +  Proverbs 8:1-8, 19-21; 9:4b-6  +  Daniel 3:1-29  +  Romans 6:3-11  +  John 20:1-18 It’s been such a beautifully warm spring, and now that all the various schools’ spring breaks are coming to an end, it feels like we’ve already begun the downhill … Continue reading Sermon: Saturday, April 7, 2012: Resurrection of Our Lord — Vigil of Easter