Christ the King (of Subversions)

St. Philip Lutheran Church20 November 2022 + Christ the KingLuke 23.33-43Rev. Josh Evans Every hymn has a story. Paul Westermeyer tells the story of one of my favorite hymns, “Holy God, Holy and Glorious,” in his Hymnal Companion commentary on Evangelical Lutheran Worship. In her own words, as Westermeyer’s commentary quotes, Lutheran pastor and hymn-writer …

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Witnesses

St. Philip Lutheran Church18 April 2021 + Third Sunday of EasterLuke 24.36b-48Rev. Josh Evans, preaching You are witnesses of these things. YOU are witnesses of these things. You, the people of God in this place - seated here in-person or watching online from home. In Glenview, in Florida, and everywhere in between. You, in the …

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We Had Hoped

Unity Lutheran Church + Cross of Life Campus26 April 2020 + Easter 3ALuke 24.13-35Rev. Josh Evans, preaching https://vimeo.com/411859638 Video of the entire liturgy. The gospel reading and sermon begin at 15:17. https://soundcloud.com/cross-of-life/04-26-2020-we-had-hoped Audio of gospel reading and sermon only. Can you feel the disappointment, the despair, the grief? As they walk along, thinking out loud, …

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