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Saint Paul, MN
Husband, Father of three, Lutheran pastor, baseball fan, political junkie
Interests: politics, baseball, family, faith, liturgy, church/state, ministry ...
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Second Sunday of Easter, Year A 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31 May 1, 2011 Christ is risen. Alleluia! Christ is risen indeed. Alleluia! Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come. Amen. Resurrection. It’s not just last Sunday’s news. And it’s not just something that happens to Jesus. Resurrection is a promise and a living hope given to all of us who have found new birth in Christ our Lord. Like Jesus, each and every one of us will be raised from the dead. In flesh and blood. For real. Our... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at The Lutheran Zephyr: Sermons
Before the horror of Friday and the glory of Sunday, we have this night, on which words of promise are spoken. A prelude of promise prior to the pain of death. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at The Lutheran Zephyr: Sermons
The problem with suffering is that it defies all what we think we know about God – that God has the power to heal, and that God is all-loving. We experience God’s love at times, and God’s power at other times. But there are plenty of times when we don’t feel either. No power. No love. Just absence. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2011 at The Lutheran Zephyr: Sermons
If worship is an experience in belonging, then the Samaritan woman's question about where to worship is ultimately a question about who belongs to who, and about the God to whom we belong. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2011 at The Lutheran Zephyr: Sermons