July 9, 2017

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

[First Lutheran Church welcomes Dave Mareske, Director of Hollis Renewal Center, as guest preacher for this Sunday.] I hear these words sometimes from guests arriving at Hollis for a retreat: I’m exhausted. […]
July 2, 2017

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

What is worth doing? It’s a question the importance of which increases the busier and the busier we get and the more demands that there are on our time. To […]
June 25, 2017

Third Sunday after Pentecost

{comments on children’s sermon} … The lectionary for today continues the theme from last week of being a terrible advertisement for the church. I think that they try to get these […]
June 18, 2017

Second Sunday after Pentecost

At Christ Chapel at Southern Seminary, John Largen, the pastor of our Seminary Community—in the middle of his sermon—led us outside through the glass doors that separated the worship space […]
June 11, 2017

The Holy Trinity

We begin this Holy Trinity Sunday, the first Sunday after Pentecost, with the first words of our Holy Scripture and a passage that reaches back to that primordial chaos, which […]