Saying Their Names – A Sermon for All Saints

St. Philip Lutheran Church1 November 2020 + All Saints DayMatthew 5.1-12Rev. Josh Evans, preaching Eric Garner.Mike Brown.Tamir Rice.Freddie Gray.George Floyd. Most of us have probably heard those names before. You might even be able to link them to a particular city. These are the names of just a few of the black men who have …

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A Sermon about St. Óscar Romero, Matthew Shepard, and the Whole Communion of Saints

This sermon marked the end of the summer/fall of itinerant preaching in Chicago, and I can't imagine a better place to have spent it than preaching and presiding among the saints at Wicker Park Lutheran Church, a place so dear to me and my eleven years in Chicago(land) for so many reasons.Incidentally, this sermon was …

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