Preaching

 Sermon Scripture Date Location
The worst business plan of all time:
a sermon on shaking off the dust
Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 July 3, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
Valor, wisdom, service: a sermon for 
blessing prayer shawls & quilts
Proverbs 31:10-31
James 3:13-4:3
Luke 9:46-56
June 26, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
On hiding out for forty days, legitimate fear, 
and the church’s chance to tell a new story
1 Kings 19:1-15a
Luke 8:26-39
June 19, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
Do you see this woman?
(on sexual assault, rape culture, and forgiveness)
Psalm 32
Galatians 2:6-21
Luke 7:36-8:3
June 12, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
The inconvenient and miraculous pattern of Christian life:
a sermon on death and resurrection
Galatians 1:11-24
Luke 7:11-17
June 5, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
Holy rudeness
(or saying things that are hard to hear)
1 Kings 18:20-39
Galatians 1:1-12
Luke 7:1-10
May 29, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
On smog, the Spirit, and storytelling:
a sermon for Pentecost 2016
Acts 2:1-21
John 14:8-17
May 15, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
Just four sentences:
a sermon on Lydia
Acts 16:9-15 May 1, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
The tie that binds Acts 11:1-18
John 13:31-35
April 24, 2016 Grace Lutheran
Northeast Mpls
“Woman, you are set free” Isaiah 55:1-9
Luke 13:1-9
February 28, 2016 Minneola Lutheran
Church
The Heart of Justice — or,
How the Grinch Learned
the Magnificat
Luke 1:46-55 December 6, 2015 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
What does the Lord require of you?
a sermon on offering
Micah 6:6-8
Psalm 40:1-11
2 Corinthians 8:9-15
August 23, 2015 Zion Evangelical
Lutheran Church
Breathe Ezekiel 37:1-14 May 31, 2015 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Stories of faith in a
world that wants proof
 John 20:19-31 April 12, 2015 Mercy Seat
Lutheran Church
Offensively more than fair Matthew 20:1-16 September 21, 2014 Humble Walk
Lutheran Church
The Story Acts 2:36-47 May 25, 2014 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
A little dark-haired girl
who hated Palm Sunday
Matthew 21:1-11 April 13, 2014 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
The lesson that breaks all the rules John 3:1-17 March 16, 2014 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
How do you want to use your power?
(with video)
Matthew 4:1-11 March 6, 2014 Luther Seminary
Daily Chapel
Chairs, Backhands, and Perfection
(with video)
Matthew 5:38-48 February 23, 2014 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
On chocolate, anger, and Jesus Matthew 5:17-37 February 16, 2014 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
The lamb of God, who… John 1:29-41 January 19, 2014 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
A blue collar kind of guy Matthew 1:18-25 December 22, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Be strong.  Take courage. Joshua 1:1-9 December 1, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Sin as the space in between John 1:29-41 November 25, 2013 Preaching lab
at Luther Seminary
On belovedness and baptism Luke 8:40-56 October 20, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Of Play-Doh and prodigals
(with video)
Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 September 22, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Familiar places, new beginnings,
and being just you
Luke 14:1, 7-14 September 1, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Well, this is awkward:
a sermon on the footwashing sinner
Luke 7:36-50 July 28, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
On funerals, sticky lizards, 
and the laying on of hands
Luke 7:11-17 July 21, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
For some unexplainable reason,
my heart rejoices in the Lord
1 Samuel 2:1-10 June 9, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
A Homily (on dinosaurs, discussion,
and the gospel of Luke)
Luke 24:13-35 June 2, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Lines, laws, and dangerous beauty Acts 8:26-40 May 12, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Some running around,
and some letting go
Acts 9:1-20 April 13, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Words that change our world Luke 19:28-40 March 24, 2013
(Palm Sunday)
Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Thirst, junk food,
and why in the world God
wants all of us
Isaiah 55:1-11 March 3, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
A fire in our bones,
for the light of the world
Jeremiah 1:4-10 February 3, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Jesus’ baptism and the
danger of God’s grace
Isaiah 43:1-7,
Luke 3:15-22
January 13, 2013 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Jesus and the brood of vipers
(a sermon for Sandy Hook)
Luke 3:1-18 December 16, 2012 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Are the promises of God still true? Mark 13:1-13 November 18, 2012 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Really? Mark 10:32-45 October 21, 2012 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
the Packers, the True Vine,
and Baptism
John 15:1-12 September 23, 2012 Light of the World
Lutheran Church
Sermon for my last Sunday 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33,
Psalm 120,
Ephesians 4:25-5:2,
John 6:35, 41-51
August 12, 2012 Lutheran Church of
Christ the Redeemer
Lucky Ducks Isaiah 61:10-62:3,
Psalm 148,
Galatians 4:4-7,
Luke 2:22-40
December 31, 2011 Lutheran Church of
Christ the Redeemer
Good Shepherd Sunday Acts 2:42-47,
Psalm 23,
John 10:1-10
May 15, 2011 Lutheran Church of
Christ the Redeemer
Sermon for the Slaughter
of the Innocents
Isaiah 63:7-9,
Hebrews 2:10-18,
Matthew 2:13-23
December 26, 2010 Lutheran Church of
Christ the Redeemer