Category: Sermons

  • Why Haven’t You Torn The Sky Open Yet?

    Sermon preached on Saturday, November 28, 2020 (First Sunday of Advent) via Zoom at Church of the Savior in Wheaton, IL. If there are two things I hate, they are waiting and staying awake. I hate waiting. Ask anyone who knows me. I am absolutely horrible when it comes to delayed gratification. I’ve been known […]

  • Who really cares about the Trinity in 2020?

    Who really cares about the Trinity in 2020?

    (To listen to the audio of this sermon as it was preached on June 6, 2020, click here.) Christians believe that there is one God in three persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Or, as my daughter Eva put it recently after seeing a picture in her book, “Father, Son, and Bird.” We’re working on that… […]

  • Preparing the Way of the Lord in the Wilderness: Luke 3:1-6

    I’d like to pray this week’s collect again: Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with […]

  • Take Up Your Tongue and Follow Jesus

    This sermon, on Mark 8:27-38 and James 3:1-12, was originally preached on September 16, 2018 at Christ Redeemer Anglican Church in Milwaukee, WI. Introduction Would you pray with me? O God, because without you we are not able to please you—especially in what we say!—mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct […]

  • It is Finished! So, Get to Work! – A Sermon on the Ascension

    It is Finished! So, Get to Work! – A Sermon on the Ascension

    The following is an “It is Finished” sermon preached on Ascension Sunday, 2017. You can listen to the sermon here: GOODBYES SUCK You know, if there’s one thing I hate, it’s goodbyes. Anyone else here hate goodbyes? Yeah, and the fact that I hate them so much means I’m not really very good at goodbyes. […]