A God Who Cannot Be Explained (But Has to Be Experienced)

St. Philip Lutheran Church12 June 2022 + The Holy TrinityJohn 16.12-15; Exodus 3Rev. Josh Evans After four years of seminary, including two years of field education placements, and now nearly four years into ordained ministry, I’ve reached the stage of my preaching career where my sermon prep usually begins with a quick search through my …

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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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Love Is the Way: A Sermon for the Feast of the Holy Trinity

St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Midlothian 27 May 2018 + The Holy Trinity John 3.1-17 This is a weird day. In the first place, it’s the day before Memorial Day — but that’s not the weird part. It’s weird because Memorial Day always feels like a strange weekend in the church, often marked by a noticeable …

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