Marriage Story

St. Philip Lutheran Church24 July 2022 + Lect. 17c (Pentecost 7)Hosea 1.2-10Rev. Josh Evans “What I love about Nicole,” the letter begins. “She makes people feel comfortable about even embarrassing things. She really listens when someone is talking… She always knows the right thing to do when it comes to difficult family [stuff]… She is …

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A Sermon about How Flawed Disciples Are Still Disciples

St. Philip Lutheran Church11 July 2021 + Lectionary 15B (Pent. 7)Amos 7.7-15; Mark 6.14-29Rev. Josh Evans, preaching Let’s talk about Amos. By the time the book that bears his name opens, the status of the monarchy of ancient Israel isn’t great. The once unified kingdom has split into two, with Israel to the north and …

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