Sermon Remix for Trinity Sunday/Thursday

Preacher's Note: My internship supervisor was fond of saying that, in ministry, one phone call can change your entire day. Case in point: I wasn't planning on preaching at our Thursday evening worship service tonight, but here we are! The original version of this sermon was preached at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Midlothian, IL, …

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A Sermon about a Boatload of Wine, God’s Vision of Abundant Life, and Living in Relationship

Unity Lutheran Church + Christ the King Campus20 January 2019 + Second Sunday after Epiphany (Lectionary 2C)John 2.1-11Rev. Josh Evans, preaching How did I not join Costco sooner?! Packages of toilet paper as big as your bathtub — I’ve still got a handful of rolls from one I bought in June — and food in …

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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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