Sermon – December 9, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Second Sunday in Advent – December 9, 2018 Luke 3:1-6 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. The wilderness – real wilderness, I mean – is place fraught with danger. Once, before we had kids,Amy...

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Sermon – December 2, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the First Sunday of Advent – December 2, 2018 Luke 21:25-36 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. When I was a kid I had one of those optical illusions where you stare at what looks like an ink blot for...

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Sermon – November 25, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for Christ the King Sunday – November 25, 2018 Revelation 1:4b-8, John18:33-37 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and from Christ our King. Today is Christ the King Sunday. On the last Sunday of the church year we celebrate Jesus as our...

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Sermon – November 18, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost – November 18th, 2018 Hebrews 10:11-25, Mark 13:1-8 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. It was among the worst things the disciples could imagine happening: that the...

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Sermon – November 11, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost – November 11, 2018 Hebrews 9:24-28, Mark 12:38-44 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. We have quite a contrast in our gospel reading for today. On the one hand we have...

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Sermon – November 4, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for All Saints Sunday – November 4th, 2018 Isaiah 25:6-9, Revelation 21:1-6a, John 11:32-44 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. We had an interesting little episode here in the sanctuary this past week. As many of...

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Sermon – October 28, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for Reformation Sunday – October 28th, 2018 Romans 3:19-28, John 8:31-36 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. On the last Sunday in October, Lutheran Christians as well as a few other Protestant church bodies...

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Sermon – October 14, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost – October 14th, 2018 Mark 10:17-31 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. The man who ran up to Jesus in our gospel reading this morning had it all. He was rich! In...

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Sermon – October 7, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – October 7th, 2018 Genesis 2:18-24, Mark 10:2-16 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. A couple of years ago I was over at my dad & step-mom’s house in Bothell as they...

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Sermon – September 30, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 30, 2018 Mark 9:38-50 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. There are two phrases that every parent knows well. If you’re a parent, you’ve probably used them a...

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