August 2015 Archives

You wonder how easy it can be to look at others' wrongs but how hard it can be to look at our own. And how easy we find ourselves being judged by others' self

Listen to the sermon rather than read it.  The text is included for your convenience, but it is not entirely like the delivered version, which includes nuances that can't be read.  

Sermon delivered at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Berkeley. 

August 30, 2015  - Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost.  

"Outside voices, inner heart".  Text is from Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 

A message about how the armor of God is meant to protect and not destroy, and how progressive Christians yet have a lot to answer for despite an intentional distancing from more fundamentalist denominations.

Listen to the sermon rather than read it.  The text is included for your convenience, but it is not entirely like the delivered version, which includes nuances that can't be read.  

Sermon delivered at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Berkeley. 

August 23, 2015  - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost.  

"Spiritually armed".  Text is from Ephesians 6:10-20 & John 6:56-69.






My first sermon as pastor of Lutheran Church of the Cross. This is a message about when Jesus tells us "eat me" he sometimes means it metaphorically.

Listen to the sermon rather than read it.  The text is included for your convenience, but it is not entirely like the delivered version, which includes nuances that can't be read.  

Sermon delivered at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Berkeley. 

August 16, 2015  - Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost.  

"Gnawing God".  Text is from John 6:51-58.  





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