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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Sermon for the 3rd Sunday in Lent 2017

S. Lent 3.17 “Water, Spirit, Truth” John 4:5-26 She does better than Nicodemus did last week, this Samaritan woman. She lets Jesus start the conversation and introduce the subjects to be discussed. That’s good. She asks some questions that start out somewhat polite, but degenerate into snarky,

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Sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Lent 2017

S. Lent 2.17 “On Shutting Up” John 3:1-17 It’s never a great idea, when you talk to Jesus (if you talk to Jesus?) to start the conversation with what you know. This is my big takeaway from this Gospel, which has had a few pretty significant takeaways

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