Here is my sermon for St. Peter Lutheran Church in Greene, Iowa, for the First Sunday in Lent, Year A. Thank you to David Lose for his excellent reflection on how this passage about Jesus’ temptations is about identity. This
As I mentioned last week, Ash Wednesday is one of my favorite services of the year. In Greene, we do joint midweek Lenten worship services on Wednesday nights with the Presbyterian church and the Methodist/Brethren church. I had the privilege
My April, 2015, column for The Bellringer, my internship congregation’s monthly newsletter. Enjoy! Reaching Out A couple of weeks ago, my wife Christin and I had the privilege of leading a 30 hour famine with some of the youth of our church.
A brief Good Friday sermon for my internship congregation, St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dubuque, Iowa. The Good Friday service on April 3, 2015, was a Tenebrae service, so the sermon came at the beginning of the service. After the sermon,
A brief sermon for the 11:30 am midweek Lenten service during the 4th week of Lent, March 17, 2015. Preached in Dubuque, Iowa, at my internship congregation, St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church. Our Lenten theme this year is “From Cross to Tree of Life” and this