A Hope of Apocalyptic Proportions

St. Philip Lutheran Church14 November 2021 + Lect 33b (Pent 25)Mark 13.1-8Rev. Josh Evans Beginning the night of November 9, 1938, violent anti-Jewish protests broke out across Germany and its surrounding territories. Kristallnacht, as it would later come to be known, “the night of broken glass.” Over the next 48 hours, violent mobs, spurred on …

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“But the end is still to come” – A Sermon About Loss and Uncertainty in the Wake of Tragedy

Grace Lutheran Church 15 November 2015 + Pentecost 25B Mark 13.1-8 As part of their Military Voices Initiative to commemorate Veterans Day this past week, the popular NPR podcast StoryCorps featured a video about Marine Lance Corporal Travis Williams and his squad. Travis tells the story of when he and his team were sent on …

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