A Sermon about the Incarnation, Our Bodies, and Being Enough

St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Midlothian 26 August 2018 + Lectionary 21B (Pentecost 14) John 6.56-69, [70-71] Jesus has said a lot of unusual, stunning, even downright shocking things these past five weeks we’ve spent reading our way through John 6: “I am the bread of life.” “I am the living bread that came down from …

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A Sermon about Being Bread for Each Other

Wicker Park Lutheran Church, Chicago 19 August 2018 + Lectionary 20B (Pentecost 13) John 6.51-58 When I started seminary four years ago, I learned a lot of new words: Eschatological. Pneumatology. Exegesis. Hermeneutics. (Not to mention all the Greek and Hebrew vocabulary I memorized.) It doesn’t really matter if you know what any of those …

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