Several times towards the end of John's Gospel, Jesus finds his heart troubled. Then he addresses the trouble in his disciples' hearts. The answer to this trouble and fear is…

Which Came First

2019-05-26
Which came first: the chicken or the egg? One might as well ask, which came first, the prayer or the pray-er? What always comes first is God.

One

2019-05-12
Jesus said that he and the Father are one. If we are his sheep, then we are also one with him and one with one another,

Too Much

2019-05-05
Jesus seems to go overboard with his miracles in John's Gospel. But he is not giving us too much: his abundance is exactly what we need, if not what we…

What the Word Means

2019-04-28
What does the word "God" mean? What about the word "Christian?" We are often satisfied with generalities. The apostles get into specifics. Preached at St.Athanasius Lutheran Church, Vienna, VA.

Believe Her

2019-04-21
Easter morning is, in many ways, a #MeToo moment. Will you #BelieveWomen, or dismiss their account of the resurrection as "an idle tale?"

I Am

2019-04-19
Jesus on multiple occasions says "I am." Peter, given the opportunity to confess his identity, says "I am not." What does this mean?

Dry Wood

2019-04-14
If they did those things when the wood was green, what will happen when it is dry?

Master or Father?

2019-03-31
Do we see God as a master, barterer, dead, or our daddy? That's the question Jesus addresses to us. Preached at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Kingston, Jamaica.