6th Sunday of Easter – Vicar Steffen

Sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 2019 Berett Steffen                 Stories like the one in our Gospel Reading usually get preached in one of two ways. Way number one: if you believe in Jesus hard enough, he will heal you of any and all afflictions here

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5th Sunday of Easter

S. Easter 5.19 “Good News/Bad News Pt. II” John 16:12-22     This morning’s Gospel is really part II of the “Good News/Bad News” paradox of Christianity we began last week. “Is being a Christian a sorrowful or a joyful thing?” “Yes! You totally get it!” “Uh, no,

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4th Sunday of Easter Good Shepherd Sunday

. Easter 4.19 “No One Can Snatch Them… But Plenty Will Try!” John 10:22-30/Acts 20:17-35             There’s a line in a Laurie Anderson “song” that goes: “You know what I really like about the stars? It’s that we can’t hurt them. We can’t burn them, or melt

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3rd Sunday of Easter – Vicar Steffen

Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, 2019 Berett Steffen                 The Gospel reading for this morning is one of those readings where you really have to put some serious thought into what you’re going to preach about, because there’s a lot going on. You have Jesus’

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