A Sermon about the Bread of Life and God’s Abundance in the Midst of Scarcity

A sermon preached for ML 502: Preaching the Gospel of John at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, October 25, 2017 John 6.35, 41-51 (Proper 14B) If I’m being completely honest, the prospect of going on internship to Omaha, Nebraska, didn’t strike me as particularly exciting. I mean, really? Nebraska? As someone who grew …

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A Sermon about Awkward Holiday Dinners, Miracles, and Giving Thanks

Preached at St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Omaha, NE, for a multi-congregational community Thanksgiving Eve service St. Luke’s Lutheran Church 23 November 2016 + Day of Thanksgiving (Eve) John 6.25-35 A quote from a recent New York Times article sums it up this way: “The election is over, but the repercussions in people’s lives may be …

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