Church Interrupted! A Sermon for the First Sunday of Advent

Augustana Lutheran Church 27 November 2016 + First Sunday of Advent Matthew 24.36-44; Romans 13.11-14 Doomsday. The end is near. The rapture is coming. Don’t worry. I haven’t gone rogue or joined an end-of-the-world ultra-fundamentalist cult. But you have to admit there is a certain fascination many people have with some version or another of …

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A Sermon About Rejoicing and Not Worrying (Really?!)

Sermon for ML 403 Preaching Lab Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago 3 November 2015 Philippians 4.4-7 (Advent 3C) [Click here to listen along!] I hate to break it to you, but you realize that we’re now just a mere five weeks and three days away from the end of the semester, right? That’s only …

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