Sermon During COVID-19 – Jesus Wept

Below is words spoken during a sermon reflection for At-Home worship on March 29, 2020. This occurred during stay-at-home orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. The Bible lesson is the raising of Lazarus (John 11:1-45). “Lord, he whom you love is ill.” That was the message that Mary & Martha sent to Jesus. […]

Jesus Ruined My Life

Sermon preached on June 22, 2014 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Devon, PA. Click here for Sermon Audio Matthew 10:24-39 24A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master; 25it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master. If they have called the […]

Sermon – #FirstWorldProblems

Sermon preached on October 14, 2012 at St. Luke Lutheran Church – Devon, PA Scripture [Lect28b]:  Mark 10:17-31 [audio] click above for audio (includes gospel reading and audio from video clip below) The sermon begins with portions of this recent viral video clip: [youtube] #FIRSTWORLDPROBLEMS First world problems!  Now that’s something I can relate to! If you […]

Beyond Broken – Let the little children come

Sermon preached on October 7, 2012 at St. Luke Lutheran Church Scripture (Lect 27b):  Gen 2:18-24; Heb 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16 [audio] Click player for audio The “Reality Check” Rule I have a rule that I try to live by.  Sometimes it’s a real pain, but it’s important to me as a preacher & Christian. […]