Sermon for the 2nd Sunday of Easter 2017

S. Easter 2.17 “Doubt, Faith, and Skipping Church” John 20:19-31 Most people read this famous Gospel as a story of doubt and faith, the conundrum between seeing and believing. And, no doubt, there’s some of that going on here. But I think it might be as much,

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Sermon Easter Sunday 2017

Easter Sunday.17 “Power to Take It Again” John 10:17-18 Let me tell you about something kind of cool that happened to your life. You remember your life, right? Good, in some respects, but sadly, messed up in so many others? That sin thing that manifests itself in

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Sermon Palm Sunday 2017

S. Passion Sunday.17 “Unless” John 12:20-43 These Greek guys want to see Jesus. Worthy goal. A life spent with no other or higher aspiration would be well spent. But where do you look? How do you see? Did they see Jesus that day, those Greeks? John leaves

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Sermon for the 5th Sunday in Lent 2017

Lent 5.17 “This Changes Everything” John 11:17-27, 38-53 This changes everything. You hear it said of things that aren’t really that important—like presidential elections, Supreme Court nominations, job changes, basketball tournaments (OK, those can be pretty important 🙂 But this, this really does change everything. Or at

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