Black Holes, the Cosmos, and the Passion According to John

St. Philip Lutheran Church2 April 2021 + Good FridayJohn 18.1--19.42Rev. Josh Evans, preaching It was a groundbreaking image, the first of its kind. An actual image - not just a simulation - of a black hole. The first image of the black hole at the center of the M87 galaxy, captured in April 2019, came …

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A Sermon for Reformation Sunday in Times of Uncertainty

St. Philip Lutheran Church25 October 2020 + Reformation SundayJeremiah 31.31-34; Psalm 46; John 8.31-36Rev. Josh Evans, preaching Reformation Sunday strikes me a bit differently this year. Every year, we get the same texts for this day, and every year, I’m drawn to this beautiful passage from Jeremiah - a new covenant, a God who lovingly …

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A Sermon for a Time of Wilderness, Isolation, and Crisis

Unity Lutheran Church + Cross of Life Campus15 March 2020 + Lent 3AJohn 4.5-42; Exodus 17.1-7Rev. Josh Evans, preaching This week at Unity, we live-streamed our Saturday liturgy at the Cross of Life Campus and our Sunday liturgy at the Christ the King Campus. The COL recording is linked here, and the gospel reading and …

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