A Sermon about Casting Out Demons: Lectionary 10 / Pentecost 3

Lutheran Church of the Cross, Arlington Heights 10 June 2018 + Lectionary 10B (Pentecost 3) Mark 3.20-35 Well, that escalated quickly. In one moment, Jesus and his disciples are about to sit down for a quiet meal at home. And then, all of a sudden, Jesus is confronted by an angry mob, made up of …

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A Sermon about Sabbath, Life, and Liberation: Lectionary 9 / Pentecost 2

This week, I was invited to preach at the weekly Eucharist at the Churchwide Office ("headquarters") of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), where I have also recently started a position as Interim Coordinator for Global Service Events with the Global Mission Unit of the ELCA. Pictured above, from left to right, is me, …

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